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Can Jinns "Possess?"
By:*Dr. Shabbir, Florida
Date: Sunday, 18 March 2012, 12:55 am
In Response To: Can Jinns "Possess?" (Mubashir, Canada)

Demon-possession of people is a common theme in the Bible, especially in the NT, but the Qur'an absolutely rejects all kind of superstition.

WHAT ARE JINNS?

The term Jinn is often misunderstood. Hadith describes them as powerful, unseen, flying creatures living on the earth, shady trees, the atmosphere, eating dirt, bones and dung and they can occupy humans like "demons" or "evil spirits".
55:15 And the Jinns (nomads) He has created out of smokeless fire (with a fiery disposition).
[Jinns: 2:102,6:76, 6:100, 6:112, 6:128 -130, 7:12, 7:38, 8:27, 11:119, 15:17, 15:27, 21:82, 32:13, 34:12-14, 37:158, 38:76, 46:29-32, 72:1-15, 75:2-6, 114:6.]

‘Jinn’ pertains to something hidden, rarely seen, hence, using Tasreef, Al-Jinn means the nomads. ‘Jannah’ from the same root word means a garden hidden in foliage. When the ‘Jinns’ or the nomads move to dwell in towns, they are referred to as ‘Ins’ = Urbanites or the civilized ones. Among the verses referred to above, Jinn, at times, denotes the hidden evil prompting that goes on in the human mind. In the sense of flashes of evil prompting, Jinn can be understood as Satans in minor forms. Satan = Selfish or rebellious desire works in concert rationalizing evil emotions which have been described as being fiery in the Jahiliyyah poetry. 'Emotions being fiery' stands up to reason.

Where is Satan? The exalted prophet once said that everyone has a Satan/Iblis within. Sahaba Kiraam respectfully asked, “Even you O Rasulullah?” He said, “Yes, I have made him a Muslim.” So, Satan is not an extrinsic entity.

Verse 21:37 convincingly shows what the ‘creation of jinn out of fire’ actually means. Using exactly the same terms ‘khuliq’ and ‘min’ it states Khuliqal Al-insanu min ‘ajal. Literally that would translate as: He created man out of haste. Whereas the clear understanding is: Man has been created with a tendency to be hasty and looking for instant gains.

Such is the case with “Khalaq Al-jaanna min marijin min naar”. He has given a fiery, emotional disposition to the uncivilized human beings]

55:15 And the Jinns: He has created out of smokeless fire (with an unstable fiery disposition).

[Jinns: 2:102,6:76, 6:100, 6:112, 6:128 -130, 7:12, 7:38, 8:27, 11:119, 15:17, 15:27, 21:82, 32:13, 34:12-14, 37:158, 38:76, 46:29-32, 72:1-15, 75:2-6, 114:6. Jinn pertains to something hidden, rarely seen, therefore, after using Tasreef, Al-Jinn = The nomads. Jannah from the same root word means a garden hidden in foliage. When the Jinns or the nomads move to dwell in towns and become civilized, they are referred to as Ins = Urbanites. Among the verses referred to above, Jinn, at times, denotes the hidden evil prompting that goes on in the human mind. In the sense of flashes of evil prompting, Jinn can be understood as Satan in minor forms. Satan = Selfish or rebellious desires works in concert with destructive emotions which have been described as being fiery in the Jahiliyah poetry. 'Emotions being fiery' stands up to reason.

Verse 21:37 convincingly shows what the ‘creation of Jinn out of fire’ actually means. Using exactly the same terms khuliq and min it states Khuliq-al-insaanu min ‘ajal. Literally that would translate as: He created man out of haste. Whereas the clear understanding is: Man has been created with a tendency to be hasty and looking for instant gains or results. Such is the case in 21:37 with Khulaq-al-jaanna mim-maarij-im-min naar - Breaking the sentence for clarity: Khulaq-al-jaanna min marijin min naar. He has given a fiery, emotional disposition to uncivilized human beings. 55:15]

NASHARAH (THE PRETENSE OF DEMON EXPULSION) IS SATANIC

There have been four undiagnosed deaths in Lahore, Pakistan (Jun, 2002). A top Mufti Mullah (Taqi Usmani) has pronounced it as the work of evil Jinns and strongly recommended the services of an experienced 'Aamil (a demon-expeller).

An Aamil, Imran Nagi has graciously obliged with his diagnosis, "It is the black magic of Haandi Waar" (black magic done through a cooking pot!) He has demanded one million Rupees to counter the demon and protect others. It is amazing to see our Mullahs who consistently ignore the Qur’an, even refute their beloved Ahadith when it would serve their purpose.

The exalted Messenger reportedly said, "Nasharah (the pretense of expelling demons) is nothing but Satan's handiwork." Two more unexplained deaths have occurred in Lahore since Imran Nagi has gone to work a few days ago.

PS: Admission of a few patients in the psychiatry ward of KE Medical Center has cured all. Diagnosis: PHOBIA or FEAR. Rampant shootings in the neighborhoods had killed the unfortunate six from close range.

A lifelong student

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Can Jinns "Possess?"
Mubashir, Canada -- Saturday, 17 March 2012, 5:23 pm
Can Jinns "Possess?"
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Sunday, 18 March 2012, 12:55 am