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Jinn or genie are supernatural creature made of smokeless fire.

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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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Does reading the Qur'an while alone attract jinn?

I used to recite The Holy Quran all the night in a room, doors closed, at our house, for the whole night until the time of Fajr prayer. My parents stopped me from doing so. The reason behind their ...
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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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Can Jinns be controlled by humans?

In the story quoted below, 'I' means it's me. I remember an old person from my mother's hometown. He was some Peer or Murid, I guess. He always wore Black Kurta with a white Izaar and a green ...
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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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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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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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Does Allah speak to people directly?

I have a relative, who has recently been claiming that Allah (S.A.W) is directly speaking to him. He was a muslim, but non-practicing. Suddenly he has changed and he started praying, fasting, and is ...
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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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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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Are Jinns real and can they harm you?

In many Islamic countries they believe that one can get possesed by jins. However non muslims do not believe this and they say it is just a health (mental) problem when someone behave in a not so ...
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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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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 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 ...
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How does Shaitan travel around the world?

I need to be careful to avoid Shaitan deterring me from the straight path. Simultaneously, so does everyone else... everywhere. That's a lot of travelling for Shaitan. Presumably, Shaitan doesn't ...
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Are there Muslim and Non-Muslim jinns?

I have heard that jinns can make you see things that are not there and scare you. Then I heard someone say that one of their friends keep getting scared and there is jinn that wont let them perform ...
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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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Could I have unwittingly run over a jinn while driving?

Maybe this is a strange question, but... The Quran says that the jinn were created from a smokeless and "scorching fire", but are also physical in nature, being able to interact in a tactile manner ...
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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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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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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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Does the rule of not staying out late at night because jinns are more active during that time apply to teenagers as well?

I understand that children are to be kept inside after dusk because the jinns become more active during that time. Does that ruling apply to teenagers as well? Even if the person is not out around ...
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Why do we have to believe in Jinn? العقيدة vs الايمان

I'm looking for a reference. As we all know that the Iman الايمان according the well known hadith of Jibril (for example in Sahih Muslim) doesn't include the belief in Jinn! I would like to know if ...
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Are jinns and angels “creatures” too?

And there is no creature on [or within] the earth or bird that flies with its wings except [that they are] communities like you. We have not neglected in the Register a thing. Then unto their Lord ...
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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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Are Muslim jins Sunni or Shia? (If there are Muslim jins)

In case of being the Muslim jins, are they divided in Sunni and Shia like Muslims? Note: I am looking for authentic ahadith.
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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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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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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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Do the Shayateen know Allah is real?

The first Shaitan (Iblis) knows Allah is real and makes humans and jinns disbelieve in Allah. When we say verses like Ayatul Kursi, the shayateen will go away from our house for a couple of days. If ...
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How can Jinns be controlled by humans?

I have read Can Jinns be controlled by humans?, Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person? and Are Jinns real and can they harm you? but I have some confusions... Jinns has some properties: ...
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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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Why Can't We Feel A Jinni? [closed]

I understand Jinn are physical in nature. If this is true then why can't we feel them when we interfere with their lives constantly?
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Is the Holy Quran for the humans only or for the Jinns and Angels too?

There is mentioned in the Holy Qur'an (72: 1-2) Say, [O Muhammad], "It has been revealed to me that a group of the jinn listened and said, 'Indeed, we have heard an amazing Qur'an. It guides to the ...
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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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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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Is art (of faces, eyes, etc.) halal in Islam? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim, and I specifically like to draw as a hobby now and then. Recently, I read several comments and things here and there on the Internet saying that drawing faces or things with souls (like ...
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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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Are Jinns Another Name For An Angel

Are Jinns another name for an angel, in Arabic, also are Jinns servants to Allah like angels are servants to Allah
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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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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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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 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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What are these “pie” things in the Wikipedia picture of Ali slaying Jinn?

In this picture the Jinn appear to be throwing pie at Ali. What are these things and why are they throwing them? This image is used on the Wikipedia page Jinn. The description given is: Imam Ali ...
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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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What sources identify Si'la, a jinn appearing in shape of a women, and Arwah, spirits which can be seen by children? [closed]

Wikipedia claims that there is a Jinn called Si'la. Si'la, a jinn appearing in shape of a women, who seduces men and tries to capture them and making them dancing. And Wiki also claim that there ...
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Isn't it unfair that the bad jinns or devils or shaitans instigate humans but the devils are instigated by none? [closed]

As far I know we humans do sins because we have free will. But on top of that we are also instigated to do bad deeds by the bad jinns or devils. Now the jinns also have free will and thus they can ...
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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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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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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.." ...