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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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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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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If devils are locked up in Ramadan, why do some Muslims still sin during the month?

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained. -" Sahih Bukhari 31:...
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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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Which sins are related to Satan? Which sins are related to carnal soul (Nafs-al-Ammarah)?

As you know, the carnal soul or man's animalistic layer (Nafs-al-Ammarah): is summarized in lust, carnal desires, and anger[1] . This internal inclination and state of Nafs(soul) is termed by the ...
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What is wrong with the devil?

I don't get it, shaitan, iblis, devil, lucifer, whatever you want to call him doesn't need blind faith to know god exists. I don't know if he's seen god directly, but he has definitely seen what god ...
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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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Does the shaytaan know the thoughts and intentions of man to corrupt it?

Does the shaytaan know what crosses our minds of ideas which no one knows except Allah and thus whisper to us what is in accordance with our thoughts to instigate us in harboring negative thoughts and ...
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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 Satan evil or just doing his job?

Is Satan inherently evil, or is he simply fulfilling the role that God gave him to attempt to lead people astray so that they can have the accomplishment of overcoming him? Or is he something else ...
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Why did Allah make bad people?

In the Qur'an it says that Shaitan disobeyed Allah and we should make sure we do not fall in the trap of Shaytan as Adam (AS) and Hawwa did. Why doesn't Allah make sure we do not do things which he ...
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Why does Iblees or Satan refuse to bow, when the command is to angels?

And when We said to the angels: Make obeisance to Adam they did obeisance, but Iblis (did it not). He refused and he was proud, and he was one of the unbelievers. (2:34) In the above verse, Allah ...
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How to know when the devil (Shaitan) is misguiding us and protect ourselves when that happens?

As Muslims we believe that devil is an entity that exists to misguide man kind till the day of judgement and as muslims our job is to prevent ourselves from falling into his traps and be obedient to ...
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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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Allah is merciful, then why didn't HE forgive Eblees?

Allah Forgave Adam and Eve for their sins after they ate from the forbidden tree. Allah forgive all of our sins as he promised if we commit Tawbah. The books of hadith are full of hadiths about how ...
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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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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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Did Jesus really appear to the disciples after resurrection?

For a commoner, the very next question which comes into mind after this How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching? is, what about those instances where ...
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Where did the other devils come from?

It is mentioned in the holy Qur'an that Satan was the one that defied God. If so where did his minions come from? Can devils mate and reproduce? Are the number of devils increasing as the population ...
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Was there a battle during which iblis was a Child and his parents got killed?

The user owari on This Question commented that Iblis was a child and its parents got killed in battle. What battle is he talking about, What is this story?
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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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Questions about Satan [closed]

These questions were asked from a none-believer person, I really couldn't answer him because of my lack of knowledge: If satan helps humans to make a mistake, who made Satan made his mistake? Satan ...
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Does Shaitan (Satan) entice Non Muslims?

It is confirmed that Shaitan dissuades Muslim into doing wrong things. Does Satan entice non Muslims also into doing wrong things, if yes in what way? Also does Satan entice Christians and Jews also ...
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Do we hate iblis or only his bad actions? Is it strictly forbidden to hate someone as a creature including ibliss? Is all hatred illness of heart?

I have read in a article {{https://abuaminaelias.com › beware-... Purification from the spiritual disease of hatred in Islam | Faith in Allah الإيمان بالله}} that hatred is an illness of heart. And ...
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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 ...