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Jinn or genie are supernatural creature made of smokeless fire.

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Why did Allah gave powers to the angels and jinns, but not to humans?

I'm wondering why Allah swt gave powers to angels and jinns like teleporting to other places, and turning into animals or other things. But he did not granted us human beings those powers. Is there a ...
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What is the source that says the Jinn live for 500 years?

While watching this video starting at timestamp 41:03, I heard aleem Dr. Omar Zaid mention that the Jinn live for 500 years. Since he is a notable revert aleem wıth extensive knowledge of previous ...
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Are meteors really missiles thrown at jinns by angels?

In Surah Mulk, verse 5, Allah says: وَلَقَدْ زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِمَصَابِيحَ وَجَعَلْنَاهَا رُجُومًا لِلشَّيَاطِينِ ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لَهُمْ عَذَابَ السَّعِيرِ And We have ...
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Can human and jinn marry, and is it permissible?

I remember reading in many books about the human and jinn marriage and their children. But that was long time ago and i just remembered them after reading this question: Can Jinn have sex with my ...
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Will Allah forgive the Satan (Al-Shaytan/Iblis) if he decided to repent to Allah?

Okay, this has been on my mind the whole day. And after searching the entire internet, articles, youtube videos and what not, I cannot find a legitimate answer anywhere. So, I decided to post the ...
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Worried I committed shirk?

I was fascinated by jinns and wanted to them to do me small favors and speak with them and have them follow me around n I asked my friend how it was possible but he didnt know. I have never actually ...
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Can jinns move objects from your house?

Can jinns take things from your house, even insignificant things that you don't want just to cause confusion? If they wanted to misguide people could they move images/idols?
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How to tell the difference between an Angel and Jinn?

It is said that angels and jinns can shapeshift into any animal. That being said ; how can I identify whether an animal is an Angel, JINN or actual Animal ?
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Can Jinns shape-shift into Prophets/Messengers?

If Jinns can shape-shift into almost anything and everything, can they shape shift to people such as Prophets/Messengers like Esa, Suleiman, Muhammad, etc (Peace be upon them)
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Is Nafs and Qarin the same thing?

Nafs is part our self which tempts us to do evil.Qarin is a type of jinn that Allah has created (to test us ) and lives in our body . NOW, are these the same thing ?
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Who or what are 'mugharribun'?

Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said to me: Have the mugharribun been seen (or some other word) among you? I asked: What do the mugharribun mean? He replied: They ...
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Is it haram to talk to Jin?

One of the things we know about the Jinn world is that there are the believers and there are the non-believers, we mainly encounter Jinn in our world in harmful situation such as VooDoo or possession!....
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Throne of Sheba bring by Jinn or Human?

Assalam O Alaikum my Brothers and Sisters! I'm a little bit confused about who bring the Throne of Sheba a human or a jinn? I have read the Quran verse 27:39 and came to know that a Jinn offered ...
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns “living” things?

The Qur'an says: And that We have made every living thing out of water [21:30] Aren't jinn living things? What are they made of? Isn't it a contradiction with the the following verse? and the ...
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Can a jinn do something for you?

My friend told me that a man in his town control a jinn and the jinn advices him at any time. When he wants to do something, he contacts the jinn and gets advice from him. Is this true?
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Is it allowed to be friends with a muslim Jinn?

I'm really interested in Jinn (how they're made of fire and stuff, I love science), but I'm also religious so I don't have any intention of asking favors or anything, just to talk and be friends. It ...
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Can Jinn have sex with my wife?

Can Jinn have sex with my wife? Is this hadith authentic? “When a man has intercourse with his wife and does not name [Allah], the jinn coils around his urethra and has intercourse along with him.." ...
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I am having orgasms while sleeping, specifically when i don't recite duas before sleeping

I remember when my Arabic tutor told me girls who do not recite duas before sleeping are visited by jinns and they can cause physical harm if they have intercourse with them. For the past few days, ...
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If Jinn can manipulate real life objects as in Solomon story, why don't they conquer us?

In Story of Soleiman, a jinn of his brought something to happen at near instant speed in a distant country. If Jinn can do that why don't we see instances of them messing with the human world, ...
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Intense fear when focusing infront of me during salah [closed]

Al Salam Alaykum Brothers. I am a recent revert and I confidently believe that I am the target of several jinn both within me and around me. I have been trying to focus more during salah by focusing ...
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What aspect of asking help from jinn makes the action Shirk?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I understand that asking for help from people in things they are capable of is considered as acceptable and natural. eg : Asking another human to help you carry ...
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Can Jinns (shaytan, iblees) read your thoughts and feelings?

I feel that my question has been answered lighly here. The answer to this question would lead to sub questions that changes due to the answer of this question. First, can Jinns/Shayatin/Iblees read ...
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Is Shaytan an Angel or Jinn?

I have heard that Shaytan is an Angel but then Angels do not have free will so this means he has to obey Allah, but he did have free will because he did not prostrate to Adam (عليه السلام) when Allah ...
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Was iblis the only high ranking jinn who was told to prostrate to Adam (a.s.)?

As muslims, we all know that the angels weren't the only ones who were told to prostrate to Adam (a.s.). Iblis was also one of them due to his high rank. But was he the only high ranking jinn among ...
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Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person?

Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person? If so, does isolation of a person help them to do that more in any way? Or is whispering to us to do bad his only act?
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Why can't we see jinn when they're created from FIRE…?

And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire. (Qur'an 55:15) So, if they are made of fire, we must be able to see them. Why can't we see them? Is there something special about "smokeless ...
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Should we not pray at 12 o clock in the night?

I heard it from my mother that it is not allowed to pray at 12 o clock in the night as it is when the shaitan or Jinn pray. That it their time and we should not disturb them. And if we do so, they ...
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Does magic work on a person during ramadan?

As it is known, the jinn are locked up during the blessed month of Ramadan. We also know that people perform magic (or sihir) on others out of jealousy etc. To perform magic however, the assistance of ...
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Is there any Prophet among Jinn?

Assalamu'alaikum, As we know Holy Qur'an is for both Mankind, and Jinn, there are lots of warnings, and guidance for both. But is there any Warner like our Prophets among Jinn for them? If no, then ...
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Does the Qur'an indicate vampires, werewolves, and aliens exist?

Do vampires, werewolves, aliens, etc., exist in real life? What does Quran say about these things?
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How can I tell if a person or animal is actually a jinn?

As I understand it, jinn can become physical beings, for some indefinite period of time. During this time period, they may or may not act in line with the normal behaviors of creature they are ...
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Qareen allocated to each person

Salams to all, i would like to know if it is possible to "get rid" of the jinn (qareen) that is allocated to each person as every person has their own that whispers to them. Some of us know and may ...
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The jinn was created from fire; but are they still fire?

Man was created from clay. Now we are flesh. The jinn was created from fire. But are they still fire? Someone said they are like in a wind kind of form? Is this true? As in the case of our father ...
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Why does Iblees and shaytaans disobey Allah?

We humans go astray, commit sins, disbelieve and disobey Allah mainly because we do not believe in Allah, or do not believe in Allah enough. Imagine if one knows Allah exists and have experienced the ...
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Is it permissible to get real signs from Allah, angels or jinns that islam is the true religion? [closed]

I'm wondering a long time as I purposely avoid as much contact as possible from non-muslims about the signs I need to have to be a real believer and a convincer to non-muslims to convert to islam ...
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Who are or were (if ever) the human-jinn hybrid children of shayton?

Qur-an 17.64: Allah says to shayton "and share in their money and children Qur-an 55.56: Their beautiful mates were never touched by any human or jinn. Qur-an 55.74: Whom no man or Jinn ...
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Why did Allah not punish Iblis as soon as he disobeyed?

When Adam (as) disobeyed Allah (swt) by eating of the forbidden tree, he was punish there and then by being sent on Earth to be tested, and the rest of mankind to be tested. However, when Iblis ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

In verse (34:41) the Angels answer Allah's question whether those who strive against Allah's verses (mentioned in 34:38) were following/believing them by saying: They will say, "Exalted are You! ...
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Is Arabic the language of Jinn?

As there seems many similarities in the life of Humans and Jinn, so I was wondering if Arabic is their language or they use diverse languages (according to their areas ...)? Or even they have their ...
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Taking help from Jinn

Is it allowed in Islam to take help from good and Salih Jinn for good purpose?? Please describe your answer with the reference of Qur'aan and Ahhadiths.
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Is it possible for an angel in the present time to manifest itself in human form to us?

Is it possible for an angel in the present time to manifest itself in human form to us? In Qur'an 19:17, it says: Then We sent to her Our Angel, and he represented himself to her as a well-...
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Will Jinns be with humans in the paradise and Hell?

To the best of my knowledge, Jinns have options to do sin or not (like humans). As a consequence, they'll go to the Jannah (heaven) or hell based on their good and bad deeds. As a result, my question ...
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Is Hijama(Cupping) related to black magic?

As Salam Alikum, Is Hijama helpful in removing black magic or sihr? I read somewhere that after a jinn leaves a human body, the magic(sihr), remains back. How far is this correct? Also, can cupping ...
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Can Jinns possess humans?

Mentally retarded people from the Muslim community are said to be possessed by Jinns. Is it true or is this a myth? References would be appreciated.
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Do Jinns ever sleep / rest?

I know it's an awkward question, but let me put a little introduction of how this question came up. While reading the quran surah Al Baqarah ayah 255 which says: "Allah - there is no deity except ...
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Can Iblis submit to Allah?

This question got me thinking: If Iblis has free will, as all jinn do, it would stand to reason that he is capable of realizing the errors of his ways and praying to Allah, regardless of whether Allah ...
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Are human being the best of creations?

Are human being the best creation of God or are Jinns and Angels better than humans? Can there be any other more intelligent being than humans in universe? According to your reference of Quran (17:...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...
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Is henotheism also a sin in Islam?

We all know that Islam is a monotheistic religion condemning idol worship/polytheism by calling it the greatest of all sins . But what about henotheism? In henotheism, God is one with multiple ...