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Questions tagged [shaitan]

Shaytan is referring to The Devil, also known as Iblis. Satan is appointed to misguide people until the day of Judgement.

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Is this a thought from Satan? [on hold]

Let's say someone commits a very big sin and realizes it and then regrets it, but then they think that Allah will never forgive this sin. Would this be a thought from Satan? Will Allah accept sincere ...
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Was it Allah's perfect plan when iblis reject to do Sajdah to Adam(A.S)?

As we believe, Allah has created each and every thing in this world, even one leaf of a tree can't move without the order of Allah Almighty. I often wondered was it Allah's perfect plan when iblis(...
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is satan(shaytan or Iblis) in islam is the same as satan in bible?

As satan came from the time of first prophet Adam(May Allah be pleased with him), is satan understandings in islam is same as in bible or other holy books? What are the key differences?
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Are unintentional imaginations/thoughts a work of Shaytan?

If a person faces a circumstance where he has thoughts or imaginations, pictures of things he doesn't want to imagine but they appear unintentionally in the head, it this a work of Shaytan? Or is the ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) capable of doing evil?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) like rest of us humans inflicted by Satan and his whisperings? As far as I know, all of us humans have a Shayatin assigned to us who constantly tries to deviate us towards ...
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Is the man in ibn Kathir's tafsir for Sura 114 being cured, or simply encouraged?

Muhammad's response to the man(below) sounds very positive, but it is difficult to tell whether the man is being healed from his affliction, or just encouraged. Or perhaps could it be that Muhammad is ...
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Bad thoughts about Allah and insults [duplicate]

i have been having bad thoughts about Allah S.W.T and the Prophet S.A.W and it hurts me a lot especially when i'm praying and then I feel as if there is no need to pray because of the sin I've just ...
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Is it mentioned anywhere in the Quran that Shaithan came with Adam to Earth from Paradise?

I just want to know if any verse in the Quran mentions that Shaithan came with Adam to Earth from Paradise.
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Would Satan benefit from humans becoming extinct?

Muslims attribute a lot of the mischief in the world to Satan (aka Shaitan, Iblis). Through is wispering (waswas), there seems to be a handful of ways he could influence major catastrophes, such as ...
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At prayer time, when reading the Kuran, can Shaitan misguide me?

When I read the Quran, negative thoughts are produced in my mind about parents. Then I feel guilty, but this thought is not going away. What can I do according Qur'an and sunnah? Can Shaitan trick me ...
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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 do we blame Shaitan for bad acts and not ourselves?

Allah has given us feelings, willpower, and thought processes. This is sufficient to justify what we choose to engage in something good or bad. I find it very confusing why in Islam there exists '...
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Can shaitan control our mind

Quetion about shaitan in islam.can shaitan control our mind filling in negative thoughts
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Why is it recommended to perform wudu' when one is angry?

I often hear statements like: "Anger is from Satan" And that one should perform wudu' to calm down from anger. I'd like to learn more about this practice therefore here my questions: Does this ...
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Do we need Satan?

In Sahih Muslim 6621 and 6622 we see Muhammad giving the consequences of us if we were not to sin. Abu Ayyub Ansari reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: If you were not to commit sins, Allah ...
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If Allah communicates directly with Iblis, does that technically make him some kind of prophet?

It's not your everyday Joe who gets to communicate with Allah, directly or indirectly: And it is not for any human being that Allah should speak to him except by revelation or from behind a ...
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Is Qur'an 4:118-119 considered as directly quoting Satan, or is it paraphrased?

They call upon instead of Him none but female [deities], and they [actually] call upon none but a rebellious Satan. Whom Allah has cursed. For he had said, "I will surely take from among Your servants ...
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Does Ibliss still pray to God?

Ibliss he was very truthful to God before Adam. My question does Ibliss still pray to Allah or has he stopped?
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Is it required to shut the door of toilet / bathroom after use?

I was told that the door of the toilet or the bathroom (if the toilet is in there) should always be kept shut; many times when not in use the door is left open and the Shayateen can enter the house ...
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Why did God leave Satan free and allow him to mislead people, but do not the religious people allow us to deceive people? [closed]

Why do not be free to sell alcoholic beverages, honey (without hijab), homosexuals, sexually crafted, showing and distributing porn movies, all those who tempt us, while we are not forced to do ...
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According to Shia Islam, does Allah communicate with Iblis in a human voice, and if so whose voice is it?

Al Islam writes that Allah spoke to the Prophet in voice of Ali during Mi'raj: The Prophet replied, "My Lord spoke to me with the voice of 'Ali ibn Abi Talib and said, `O' Ahmad! I am an Entity ...
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Are wet dreams from Shaitan?

In this video, it states: "The dream when you wake up and you are all wet is from Shaitan." I've derived that this is a wet dream. Allah has in fact made wet dreams [al-hilm] a sign of puberty: ...
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What is the significance of slitting the ears of cattle in Qur'an 4:119?

And I will mislead them, and I will arouse in them [sinful] desires, and I will command them so they will slit the ears of cattle, and I will command them so they will change the creation of Allah." ...
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Can a dream from Shaytan resemble one from Allah?

Dreams from Allah have been described as short, clear, on specific topic, and typically dealing with the present and the future. Is it possible for a dream from the Shaytan to resemble one from Allah ...
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Can shatan show miracles to fool other religion's people?

We can see many reports of people reporting seeing Jesus and Mary and many other miracles like the Fatima sun miracle in 1917 in Portugal when people saw solar rays changing colour. So when I read ...
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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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Will Shaitan receive the worst punishment in Jahannam?

The hypocrites and shirk committers will receive the worst punishments in hell. Will shaitan recieve a worse punishment than them?
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Is attributing evil to Satan heresy?

My friend from Turkey said the following: ...even attributing evil to satan is heresy... both good and evil comes from god in islamic faith... While she's not a Muslim, she is quite knowledgeable ...
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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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Is the “satanic verses” story true?

I'm talking about the story where Muhammad (s.a.w.) was reciting surah Najm and shaytaan whispered some ayahs and Muhammad (s.a.w.) ended up reciting these ayahs because he thought it was Jibreel ...
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If a muslim has doubts, can he treat it as waswas?

I've done some research earlier and found out that "waswaas" and "doubts" are two entirely different things. According to the hadith, if you have waswaas, then you should just seek refuge with Allah ...
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Am I a kafir because of my doubts?

How do I know the difference between doubts and waswaas of shaytaan? In many Islamic websites, doubts and waswaas of shaytaan are two entirely different things. These websites say that Allah will ...
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What happens if a muslim speaks about his/her doubts?

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, “Allah will forgive my ummah (followers) for any insinuating whispers that may cross their minds, so long as they do not act upon it or ...
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Did Satan disguise himself as a serpent to convince Adam and Eve to eat from the Tree of Immortality?

From Wikipedia: Satan, disguised as a serpent, repeatedly told Adam to eat from the tree, and eventually both Adam and Eve did so, thus disobeying Allah. This surprises me; I don't recall a ...
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Are awlia al shaytan what is termed psychopaths in the west?

Psychopaths ( a medical term)are known to have no empathy and prey on those that are extra nice Like empaths they have the colloquial name "energy vampires" because they seek to harvest the good in ...
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How does satan whisper to someone born deaf?

People born deaf do not think like we think. They don't hear voices and words as we do when we think to ourselves. They more see "words", or like lips moving. How does satan WHISPER to someone that ...
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What wrong did Satan do?

Satan did not prostrate to hz Adam because he thought fire was superior to mud and someone made from fire should not prostrate before someone who is made from mud. Is this why Satan was expelled or ...
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What is the difference between the waswas (whispering) of the nafs (soul) and Satan

To simplify my question: What is the difference between the waswas (whispering) of the nafs (soul) and Satan? And how can we know when a thought is bad and from Satan and not just critical thinking ...
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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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In Quran 2:34, what does Iblees not believe in?

Various translations of Quran 2:34 say that Iblees became a disbeliever (or unbeliever): When We ordered the angels: "Prostrate before Adam in respect," they all prostrated except Iblees (Satan) ...
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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 Allah negotiating with Iblis (Satan) in Quran 15:34-44?

Surah 15, ayah 26-44 of the Holy Quran describes the angel Iblis (Satan) refusing to prostrate before the Prophet Adam. Allah, responds by cursing Iblis (15:34-44): The Lord said: "Then get out of ...
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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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Are there any scholars who explore Muhammad's thinking concerning the Satanic Verses?

Per advice from the meta site, I must make it absolutely clear that I am not making any claim about -- and indeed have no interest in -- whether the incident actually occurred. My question is about ...
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What is the logic behind stoning satan?

Many years ago, I was living in a Islamic country and I was student of Islamic religion, because I wanted to be a Muslim by heart and by knowledge, I did not want to be inherited Muslim because my ...
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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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I do not want to go to jannah anymore. Is this because of shaytan? [closed]

I am not depressed anymore. I used to be but now I do not care about anything anymore. I just do not care anymore. I think I given ip, if that is what one calls it. I dont care about whatever. I am ...
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Seeing a Devil is possible?

Can anyone see a devil? Is it possible? If someone saw a devil then what are the consequences? And what are the reasons that why that specific person saw a devil?
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What are duas? Are they the things that you want or the things that you need?

The thing is that I heard that Allah loves being asked, right. Unlike humans, right? Does Allah love being "nagged"? What does dua mean? Does dua mean making a wish or requesting? If so, does Allah ...
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Why is Shaitan bad considering the definition of the term?

As per definitions that I have found on internet Shaitan is: In the Koran an angel of high degree who was expelled from heaven because he refused to worship Adam at his Lord's command; often regarded ...