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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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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 ...
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If someone forcefully sacrificed me… Would I go to hell?

Assalamou alaikoum I am a Muslimah (female Muslim) and Recently we have heard of people kidnapping children and sacrificing them to the evil for their selfish purpose ... and also we heard of the ...
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Can Satan play with the words of the Quran to manipulate us?

I am going through problem, I cry a lot and all but only to Allah to seek His rehma. I get these signs. Specifically, I have downloaded a Quranic app which automatically notifies me of verse of the ...
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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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Shaitan or Jinn attached with a person all the time

Abdullah b. Mas'ud reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: There is none amongst you with whom is not an attache from amongst the jinn (devil). They (the Companions) said: Allah's Messenger, with ...
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Do all worldly situations arise by the will of Allah alone? Or are some things happening by the will of others e.g. Shaitan?

A popular Hindi saying is: "Wahi hota hai jo manzoor-e-khuda hota hai". Literally translated, it means "Only that happens which has the permission of God". Is this literally believed to be the truth ...
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Who are not tempted by Satan?

In the Quran there are some verses which show the humans are not tempted by Satan, such as: "قَالَ رَبِّ بِمَآ أَغْوَيْتَنِي لأُزَيِّنَنَّ لَهُمْ فِي الأَرْضِ وَلأُغْوِيَنَّهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ ...
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was-was whispers of satan getting out of control that making me miserble everyday please help me overcome them! [closed]

assalamu alaikum, i been haveing these bad thought about Allah and i know there not true because deep inside me i know for a fact allah is one god i use to be good and now i can't sleep or anything i ...
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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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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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True meaning of this ayat Qur'an 2:34?

Quran: 2:34 Sahih International And [mention] when We said to the angels, "Prostrate before Adam"; so they prostrated, except for Iblees. He refused and was arrogant and became of the ...
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Why Allah has not destroyed iblees/shaitan till now?

Why Allah has not destroyed Iblees/shaitan till now as he has not obeyed Allah's command. Why Allah will punish human being for shaitan mastermind that he is not letting people to follow Allah. My ...
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What led Satan to rebel originally?

People often say that "I did this sin because Satan led me to do it" or "Satan is responsible for our bad things and sins" etc... My question is: When Satan rejected to do Sajjdah to Adam (A.S.), ...
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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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Is this committing kufr? [closed]

This is in all seriousness. I'm not sure if it's from whisperings of Shaytan. I was watching a korean talk show where they discuss people's issues at home in a comedic way and I laugh along with some ...
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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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What is the source of this Hadith from Imam Sadeq (a.s.) ? “looking at non-Mahram is a poison arrow from Satan's arrows”

previously, I had heard a tradition from Imam Sadeq(Sadiq) (a.s.) regarding looking at non-mahrams that: «النّظرة سهمٌ من سهام إبلیس مسمومٌ من ترکها للّه لا لغیره أعقبه اللّه إیماناً یجد طعمه» ...
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Can shaytan hear what we are thinking in our mind? [duplicate]

As far as I know, Shaytan whispers in our ear and cause to do things which are not permissible or which causes damage to our deen, but can he hear what we are thinking or planning in our mind and ...
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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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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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Does the Devil has wife & children? Where do they live?

Where does the Devil live? Does he have family?
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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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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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Is the shaytan released right before Eid or after?

There are numerous examples in the hadith literature referring to the fact that during the month of Ramadan, the shaytan is chained. For example, as narrated by Abu Hurayrah and transmitted through ...
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Nightmare during Ramadan [closed]

I cite from Islam Q&A It was reported from Abu Hurayrah that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Towards the end of time, hardly any dreams that the Muslim sees will ...
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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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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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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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How does Islamic Theology solve the problem of evil that so plagues Christian Theology?

The problem of evil: How does an infinitely merciful & compassionate Allah create an evil Shaitan to plague us every day of our lives?
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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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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 does Shaytan have two names?

In the Qu'ran, Shaytan is mentioned as Ibles and Shaytan. Why does he have more than one name, and what do they mean?
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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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Does Islam believe in a personal Satan/devil?

I was a bit surprised by this answer, which says: Eblees [the devil] is not a conscious intelligent being. It is an abstract conceptual definition for explaining how and why human soul became ...
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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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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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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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