Tag Archives: Shaytan

February, 2017

  • 6 February

    Raising the finger when making istighfar

    Question Is there a specific way this should be done? والاستغفار أن تشير بأصبع واحدة ‘When asking for forgiveness you should point with one finger’

July, 2016

  • 30 July

    What should one do when he sees a strange woman?

    Question What is the authenticity and meaning of this Hadith? Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saw a woman so he entered upon Zaynab bint Jahsh and had intercourse with her. He then came out to his companions and said to them, A woman advances in the form of a devil [i.e. Just as Shaytan entices man, …

  • 29 July

    A narration stating Iblis will fall into prostration before Qiyamah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When the sun rises from the west, Shaytan will fall into sajdah calling out to Allah, ‘Command me to prostrate to anyone you wish’. His assistants [other Shayatin] will say to him, ‘O Our leader! Why are you submitting and humbling yourself?’. He will say, ‘I …

  • 22 July

    Shaytan weeps when a person prostrates to Allah

    Question Can you provide the reference for the narration which states that Shaytan withdraws crying and cursing himself when a person prostrates to Allah?

April, 2016

  • 19 April

    Shaytan gets pleased with discord between spouses

    Question Please give me the Hadith about Iblis’s throne on the sea and how he embraces the shaytan who causes division between the husband and the wife. That this is the best work of shaytan; to break a marriage.

March, 2016

  • 15 March

    Haste is from Shaytan

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? التأني من الله ، والعجلة من الشيطان ، وما أحد أكثر معاذير من الله ، وما من شيء أحب إلى الله من الحمد

  • 9 March

    Shaytan’s discussion with Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Can, you confirm if this Hadith is authentic, or even from our sources? Once, Shaytan approached Musa (‘alayhis salam) and said to him: “You are the Prophet of Allah while I am one of His sinning and disobedient creations. It is my desire that I repent before Him, so request Him to accept my repentance.” Musa (‘alayhis salam) agreed …

  • 1 March

    Every child is born on ‘fitrah’

    Question What is status of following Hadith and can it be quoted? كل إنسان تلده أمه على الفطرة وأبواه بعدُ يهودانه و ينصرانه ويمجسانه فإن كانا مسلمين فمسلم، كل إنسان تلده أمه يلكزه الشيطان في حضنيه  إلا مريم وابنها

February, 2016

  • 22 February

    Shaytan’s plea at the time of the conquest of Makkah

    Question What is the authenticity of this? When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) conquered Makkah Mukarramah, Shaytan let out a shriek and told the other Shayatin that after today, there is no way we can make the ummah of Muhammad ascribe partners to Allah.

December, 2015

  • 17 December

    Reciting the last two verses of Surah Baqarah, a means of protection from Shaytan

    Question Is this authentic? “Indeed Allah wrote a book two thousand years before He created the heavens and the earth. He sent down two Verses from that book which he ended Surah Al Baqarah with [Verse: 285 and 286]. If these two verses are recited for three nights in a home, no Shaytan shall come near it.”

November, 2015

  • 12 November

    A du’a for protection against sorcery and Shaytan

    Question What is status of following narration and can it be quoted? أمسينا وأمسى الملك والحمد لله أعوذ بالله الذي يمسك السماء أن تقع على الأرض إلا بإذنه من شر ما خلق وذرأ وبرأ من قالهن عصم من كل ساحر وكاهن وشيطان وحاسد Whomsoever reads the du’a mentioned in this Hadith, will be protected from every magician, fortune teller, Shaytan …

October, 2015

September, 2015