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Jinn or genie are supernatural creature made of smokeless fire.

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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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I had a dream with a jin [closed]

First off i have to say that i am not a muslim. Im an orthodox christian. Some time ago i dreamt that i was in my bedroom and there was somrthing like a ghost that i could sense, i was feeling ...
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Do the evil spirits really exist?

Do the evil spirits really exist? If the answer is no so what if a Muslim sees a dead person's spirit? Is this a jinn or spirit? And what about paranormal activities?
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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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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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I saw a Jinn while I was sleeping!

Salaam, I am a Muslim and have been ever since I was born. A few days ago I was in my room heading to sleep. I sleep in pitch darkness. During the night I woke up from a nightmare which was to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What is the religion of Jinns?

I wonder there is any authentic hadith regarding the religion of the Jinns? Since, as a rule, they ought to have a religion (s) for themselves, as Quran brings the name of Jin beside the name of Ens (...
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Can a jinn take a person as a wife/husband?

Assalaamu 'alaikum. I have a question, i have heard true readings, that i have a Spiritual boyfriend/husband, that is very jealous n it has ruin any relationship that i get into. Is this possible? ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jinn comes to me while I'm sleeping! [closed]

As-salamu `alaykum. During the night, when I am sleeping, I get this strange sensation that almost paralyses my whole body and prevents me waking up. The worst thing is that during that time, I think ...
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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 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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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 turban. ...

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