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Shaytan’s Promise to Adam, Peace Be upon Him

Ustadh Tabraze Azam explains the meaning of Shaytan’s promise to Adam, peace be upon him, concerning eternal life in Paradise.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a question regarding the 120th ayah of Sura Ta Ha in which, according to a translated commentary of this ayah, Shaytan promised immortality and the […]

Jinn, Black Magic and How to Protect Yourself, by Shaykh Amer Jamil

In just under an hour, Shaykh Amer Jamil explains the essential what-you-need-to-know about sihr (black magic). It’s a reality – do you know how to recognise the signs and how to protect against it? What is Black Magic and How Do We Recognise The Signs? How Do We Protect Against Black Magic? Resources on sihr (black […]

What To Do When You Hear Slander and Backbiting

When a poor opinion of others occurs to mind, recognize that it is a type of whispering the devil has sent your way. You should consider it a fabrication, as he is the most evil of evildoers, and Allah has said, “When an evildoer brings you news, verify it before you harm others in ignorance […]

Is Iblis Really from the Jinn? Why Is Iblis Blaming Allah for Leading Him Astray?

Answered by Ustadha Rahma Ahmed Question: As it can be read in the Qur’an, Allah commands the angels to prostrate to Adam. However Iblis does not. And it clearly states that Iblis is from the Jinn. So why is Iblis held accountable for not prostrating when clearly the command is for Angels? Also why is […]

The Disbelief of Iblis and a Ranking of the Prophets, Angels, and Humankind

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am wondering after reading verses in the Quran about Iblees (Satan), if he is a disbeliever (i.e. he will abide in hell forever) my question is: (1) What did he actually disbelieve in; he believes in Allah and messengarship, no? (2) Is Adam (alayhi atyab as-salaam) and other […]

Recognizing the Tricks of the Devil (shaytan)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What are some of tricks the devil (shaytan) use against us to make us fail in our fulfilling what Allah has commanded us to do? I would like to know so I dont fall into them. Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in […]

How Did the Devil Tempt Adam & Hawa (Eve)?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: If the Devil (shaytan) was cast out of Heaven after refusing to bow down to Adam and refusing to show him respect, how is it that he was able to tempt Adam in heaven into disobeying Allah? Answer: Wa alaikum salam, Thank you for your question. Firstly, it […]