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Islamic Stories: Attack of the Jinn

Updated on May 19, 2016
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Gous Ahmed is a passionate writer especially in subjects concerning the religion of Islam. Working as an advisor and writing part time.

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The Jinn are made of FIRE and some can harm and some can do good for Human Beings
The Jinn are made of FIRE and some can harm and some can do good for Human Beings

Important Note

Please note: Iblis shaytaan who disobeyed Allah is a Jinn. There is further information below after the true story. Please make sure you read this article thoroughly to understand the Jinn and their existence among human beings on Earth.

Jinns truly exist which you will find proof from the Holy Quran. There is a full chapter in the Holy Quran on Jinns. We all have Jinns attached to us all!

Hadith - Sahih Muslim 6757, Narrated Abdullah ibn Mas'ud, similar narration 6759 by 'Aisha, r.a.
Allah's Apostle said: There is none amongst you with whom is not an attached from amongst the jinn (devil). They (the Companions) said: Allah's Apostle with you too? Thereupon he said: Yes, but Allah helps me against him and so I am safe from his hand and he does not command me but for good.

Do Jinns Exist?

'Do Jinns exist' I hear you ask? Yes, Jinns are real. They are living with us, alongside us, seeing everything we do. They can see us but we cannot see them unless they take the form of a human being, a black dog, or other forms.

Have I seen a Jinn? No, I haven't and I expect and hope not to see one in my lifetime!

Short Story Involving the Unseen Jinns

This is a true short story which i experienced when i was asleep one night and i thought that i would die in my sleep.

Before this experience, i only heard other people's experiences and did not really believe in what some Jinns can really do to harm human beings, but i know what good some Jinns can do to help human beings.

Like human beings, Jinns are good and bad. Jinns are made of smokeless fire while humans are made of clay according to Islam.

This short story is based on an Islamic experience but i think non Muslims may experience it too. I have been advised that it is sleep paralysis, but i don't believe in sleep paralysis. I believe that Jinns live among us and mess around with us, to make fun of us humans and have a laugh. These Jinns i am talking about are the easy going ones, whereas you have the terrible Jinns who go to the extremes of killing human beings if they really get angry at them for something that human may have done to them. I have heard stories of Jinns attacking 'innocent' people and killing them for whatever reason, we will never know.

To find out more on Jinns, please follow THIS LINK and you understand more about the 3 different types of Jinns and what they are capable of.

Attack Of The Jinn

In deep sleep, i could feel my breathing becoming slow and prolonged under the thick duvet on a cold winters night. I felt very comfortable and not disturbed in my peaceful sleep, which does not happen regularly.

Falling into deeper sleep, i started to dream, or i thought i was starting to dream.

With my eyes suddenly opening and looking at the bedroom ceiling, i could see myself on the ceiling like a mirror reflection. All of a sudden my view changed to seeing myself in bed sleeping. At that point my view did not change, but i was floating from the ceiling down to the floor and standing against the bedroom wall opposite to my bed.

Pointing towards my concious body in bed, i started laughing and at the same time i could feel myself in bed and leaning against the bedroom wall. I thought to myself that this i a very odd dream never ever experienced before.

The weirdest thing was i was not able to move,speak or even try to wake up, or i thought i was asleep when in fact i was probably awake!

Strangled To Death

All this was happening so smoothly there was no opportunity for me to think what is actually happening to me!

The visions ended and i was back in bed asleep thinking it's all over, but to my surprise i could feel pressure on my chest. Pressure that was becoming unbearable slowly, finding it difficult to breath. Feeling my heartbeat slow down, i tried to move the duvet off my chest to allow me to take a breath and wake up, but to no avail.

Concentrating on my breathing, i could not carry out the simple task and could feel being strangled around the neck. My consciousness fading away, i thought i would be strangled to death and it was becoming inevitable that i would die. I thought to myself that i am dying and starting shouting and screaming so that my uncle and aunty would wake up and come running into my room to help me fight off what i knew now was a Jinn attacking me.

Usually when i cough or talk in a normal tone they can hear me, or i can hear them coughing and talking from their room. I could not understand why they weren't acknowledging my screaming and shouting for help. I tried to concentrate on the next room and could hear my uncle and aunt snoring, and thought that this is a genuine attack of the Jinn and i have to do something to fight it off by myself, or else i will be strangled to death.

Dying in my sleep didn't seem too bad at that point because i have lived a life i was happy with and achieved some things of what i wanted. If i die now, i will die with a smile on my face. But why should i give up and lose this fight with the Jinn?

Last Words Before Death

My mind is still slightly concious, but i cannot open my mouth and even if i thought i could and shouted and screamed, there is no one in the world who could help me right now. Not even my uncle and aunt who were sleeping peacefully in the next room.

If it is my time now to die, i may as well die as a Muslim and the last words before death as a Muslim should be said. The Kalima.

There is no chance left for me to live or fight off the Jinn which was winning it's battle to kill me by sitting on my chest and strangling me to death. My breathing stops but i can still think.

This is the end of me, i am dying so there is nothing else to do. It is my time to die and either go to heaven or hell and meet Allah, the Lord of the universe.

I can only do one last thing, which is to say the last words before death,

"La ilaaha illallahu Muhammadur rasul ullah" i thought in my mind once.

"La ilaaha illallahu Muhammadur rasul ullah" i thought in my mind twice.

Slowly i could feel my chest becoming lighter and the strangle easing off. This is working! Even if i die now i know, God willing, i will go to heaven.

"La ilaaha illallah"... and this time i did not have to finish off saying the kalima, and the Jinn completely let go of my neck and the pressure was totally off my chest.

I breathed out and took a very deep breath in, opened my eyes, started to move and felt very wet. My whole body was sweaty and my breathing restored back to normal. "Alhamdulillah", i thought to myself. I am still alive! It has worked! Allah has saved me!

Looking around the room, things were normal, nothing was out of place and my duvet was still on top of me. My uncle and aunt was still asleep, snoring.

Thank Allah i am still alive. I was still tired and it was nearly time for sunrise. I thought i will get out of bed and pray to Allah for saving me from the Jinn.

I prayed until sunrise, then prayed the compulsory morning prayer and then went back to sleep.

Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful
Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful

What To Do If You Have a Similar Experience

After publishing the above story about an attack from a Jinn, i have had some really good feedback and also noticed that there are many other people who have experienced Jinns attacking them in their sleep.

I would like to advise anyone who has had a similar experience to seek the protection from Allah from such evil things. There are many prayers that can be recited from the Quran before going to sleep and after waking up.

One of the best things to do if you do experience anything like this is to seek advise from an Imam from your local Masjid (Mosque). An Imam will inshallah be able to help you and give you an understanding of what Jinns are and how to protect yourself from all evil creations.

Below is a link to a website which will help you which include Duas from the Quran.

The best advice i can give you is to offer your salah five times a day, on time and in congregation if possible. There is no better protection from evil than by offering salah five times a day as you will remember Allah and Allah will remember you. Allah will protect us if we seek his protection from evil beings who roam the Earth.

Inshallah, this advice will be useful to anyone looking to protect themselves from evil.

Don't forget, Iblis is a Jinn who disobeyed Allah and they can take whatever form they wish to promote evil deeds.

Supplications (Duas)

More information on Jinns (This website is brilliant with lots and lots of information on Jinns)

Video About Angels And Jinns By Dr. Bilal Philips

Jinn According to Quran and Sunnah

The Noble Qur'an - Ar-Rahmaan 55:15, 15

He created man (Adam) from sounding clay like the clay of pottery.

And the jinns did He create from a smokeless flame of fire.

Hadith - Sahih Muslim 6757, Narrated Abdullah ibn Mas'ud, similar narration 6759 by 'Aisha, r.a.

Allah's Apostle (pbuh) said: There is none amongst you with whom is not an attache from amongst the jinn (devil). They (the Companions) said: Allah's Apostle (pbuh) with you too? Thereupon he said: Yes, but Allah helps me against him and so I am safe from his hand and he does not command me but for good.

Hadith - Sahih Bukhari 4:533, Narrated Jabi bin 'Abdullah

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "Cover your utensils and tie your water skins, and close your doors and keep your children close to you at night, as the Jinns spread out at such time and snatch things away. When you go to bed, put out your lights, for the mischief-doer (i.e. the rat) may drag away the wick of the candle and burn the dwellers of the house." Ata said, "The devils." (instead of the Jinns).

The Noble Qur'an - Al-A'raaf 7:179

And surely, We have created many of the jinns and mankind for Hell. They have hearts wherewith they understand not, they have eyes wherewith they see not, and they have ears wherewith they hear not (the truth). They are like cattle, nay even more astray; those! They are the heedless ones.


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      OmNaser 6 years ago from kuwait

      Hello we call it " Yathoom" in arabic. You better read athkar before you sleep and ayat elkursi . I experienced this a lot but when I read almu"awethat this will all go. It's very weird I wonder what non muslims do when they experience it. Jinn are afraid of the Quran and they dissapear when they hear the name of Allah. Remember this always.

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      Gous Ahmed 6 years ago from Muslim Nation

      We call it 'Huma' in Bangladesh and there are many stories to be heard every day.

      There are ways to protect ones self from harmful things, and i will write about these in the future.

      Thanks for your comment brother.

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      Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      I remember this happened to me when I was a child, and throughout my life I have experienced stange events much like this. Leaving your body and seeing yourself is seen as Astro traveling, but the attack against your person I always thought that could be a ghost. I wish you all a great holiday, and let's all pray for peace on Earth. Excellent hub, rate up

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      Neverletitgo 6 years ago from Minneapolis, MN

      How did you find out that was jinn brother? I would say nightmare but you may experienced something like that before. By the way don't forget to read adkar (remembrance of Allah) when you get to your bed. If you recite when you are sleeping ayatu kursi Satan never close by you. I voted up and God bless you.


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      Gous Ahmed 6 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Darlene i don't think it was a ghost, it most definitely was a Jinn which attacks people when they are sleeping and when their toes are at the same height as their nose and if no one else is touching them. This is the apparently the truth as i have found out by asking some religious people who have heard or experienced things like this.

      Thank you for your comment.

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      Gous Ahmed 6 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Abdi thank you for reading and leaving a comment. I heard many stories about Jinns attacking people in their sleep and those people were religious and some were imams.

      I always pray before sleeping, and this happened a few years ago when i really thought i was dying.

      Thank you for your advice! Take care.

    • Pie 5 years ago

      I have that very often, it's called sleep paralysis. For me it usually happens after fajr butbecause I know Its sleep paralysis it's not frightening anymore. I have many friends who have had the same experience as me , you should research it and see what you think.

    • 5 years ago

      Please email me if anyone has suggestions or guidance,im 17 and muslim, i had a dream last night about a supernatural being trying to reason with me to give him my soul in exchange for what i want, quickly i told him and all of a sudden i could feel myself struggling and holding myself back from this supernatural being because ive had a sudden change of heart, i did this once more just to test the waters while i was in this deep sleep watching myself in 3rd person, feeling it in first person. I felt as if i was going to die, and im not sure why. I know this sounds pretty convoluted and hard to understand but if you have any ideas or suggestions, please email me.

      ps. i did not say Jinn or Devil or Satan, because quite frankly i wasn't sure myself.

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      I have replied to your comment via email.

    • abdul kayum 5 years ago

      Another great read! iv always been facinated by jinns but i hope to never meet one as id probly faint! lol.. thanks for article. wonderful but scary read!!

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Thanks. I have Jinns attacking now and again! They just don't keep away!

    • Leyla1 5 years ago

      Im experiencing the same things for a few years now,and its getting more frequent since i got married in april. when it does happen to me i cant talk or move,and i feel like sombody is holding me,and i always hear and feel breading above me,and i can see a shadow. sometimes even when im not sleeping i can feel presence of someone in the room. once i even sow a hanged man in the room,but i couldn't move. and one more thing i love all the animals,but i cant stand cats,im gonna feed the cat and everything but soon it comes close i go crazy...i know it sound silly but does it have anything to do with that? I would appriciate any idea what to do! Thank u!

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Hi Leyla, from hwat you have written i think it may be a similar things to what happened to me. It is the Jinn or satan that shows you those visions to scare you and make you weak, then when the time is right, it attacks you. I don't know what religion you are, but from an Islamic perspective i can advise you to sleep on your right hand side always and say some prayers before you go to sleep.

      Different people see different visions before the attack takes place, and the outcome is that you feel that you cannot move or talk, and if you think you are talking, you really aren't, because other people cannot hear you. I have heard that if you are sleeping next to someone and you or they touch you, the Jinn/satan cannot attack you. The attack and visions only happen when you sleep facing upwards towards the ceiling.

      Try just sleeping on your right hand side, although it may not feel comfortable to begin with, but when you go into deep sleep you will be comfortable. Satan makes you feel uncomfortable on your right side initially, and makes you feel comfortablr on your left side when you sleep.

      Take care and i hope you stay safe.

    • Leyla1 5 years ago

      Thank u for ur quick reply,i am a muslim,and i try to sleep on my right side,but as i sleep i turn,and it happened before i got married and now as well even tought my husband is with me but as i said as i sleep i turn..and last year every morning before the pray i wake up in such fear and i cant move till imam finishes his pray( i live close to the mosqe so i can hear) and soon as he finishes i fall a sleep instantly..i try not to pay attention on all that,but somethimes is a bit of my friends told me,that they try to scare u as much as they can,and that people just have to have strong faith and not pay attention on all that!

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      It may be true that Jinn and satan try to scare you as much as possible, and you can make yourself strong enough to fight against their evil whispers. It's like walking in pitch black darkness without any fear at all. If you can do that, then you know that you trust and have faith in Allah and cannot be made scared by evil.

      One other thing i would like to advise is to have an Imam come to your house who is very honest and good, and do some prayers around the house. Do not use any tabeez or stick up prayers written on prayer around the house. Just have him pray in the house and all the rooms and blow.

      The main thing is for the whole family that live in that one house to pray 5 times a day and extinguish the fire in the house. Otherwise evil will continue to cause problems.

      Inshallah your prayers are answered and Allah saves you and your family from all evil.

      Take care.

    • aisha 5 years ago

      how can i see jinn ?

    • aisha 5 years ago

      I want to see the jinn and I want to know more about jinn

      they are very interesting to read and hear about the jinn, but I would like to see also..

      it is easy to see the jinn?

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Hi Aisha, you can't see Jinn, no one can!

      Humans can only see Jinn if the Jinn/Satan takes the form of another human or an animal which may be a black dog!

      Why would you want to see one anyway? I was told that Jinns in their original form, we humans would not be able to move from a corner of a room, we would be that scared!!!

    • aisha k 5 years ago

      AHHAA thanx:) I do not know I just want to see how they look like my mom has told me many stories of jinn ... when I was little, so therefore I want so much to see them although they are ugly or beautiful . ö tack

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      That's great. If you want to know more about Jinns, then go to Youtube and search for Jinns there. The best person to listen to is Salem Al Amry, so you search for him too. He is amazing!

      Take care.

    • aisha k 5 years ago

      they all speak Arabic, I can not Arabic, I can only Swedish, English and Hindi. but thanks anyway

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      No they don't! Salem Al amry speaks English! And very clearly aswell! Look it up, don't just listen to anyone, Salem Al Amry or Bilal Philips are the best ones to learn from.

      Good Luck!

    • rahmah 5 years ago

      i want to know more about jinns too.......

      it really interest me, where can i find stories or read about jinns? by the way G miah what's ur nationality???

      can u understand tagalog???

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      Gous Ahmed 5 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Hi Rahmah, i am British from UK and i don't understand Tagalog.

      If you want to know more on Jinns then go to this link:

    • rahmah 5 years ago

      ah,okay tnx^__^

      cge i'll look into that~

      by the way do you know any stories or articles about jinns written in tagalog so i can understand it easily. i wonder where i can find it.......

    • Abdullaah 5 years ago


      I hear a bird sing every night and early hours of the morning. For some reason I have been suspicious of this bird. I researched about it and found out it might be the Sparrowhawk. Last night just after Tahajjud, whilst in bed and still awake I started experiencing a choking moments after hearing the bird, recited shahaada but it would not stop, so I recited Laa hawla walaaquwwata ilaa biLlaah and it stopped. Could that be a jin? sometimes when i wake up i would be in bed reading the adhkar for about ten minutes and would not hear the bird, but as soon as i turn on the light to go out perform wudhu the bird will start?

    • rahmah :) 5 years ago

      Ya Allah~ that is so scary!!!! can be a jinn or maybe not i really don't have an idea you should try to ask some expert about what u are experiencing.......just keep on praying^____^

    • Qaher 4 years ago

      Hey what is that sometimes I feel someone touching me on my shoulder and I get goosebumps also I see shadows walking across me and I keep hearingoices

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      There's no answer to that question, but the only answer is to always remember Allah and pray salah five times a day. Then nothing will come near you insha Allah.

      Read the Sura Ikhlas and the other 3 Qul suras and breath into your palms and wipe your whole body, insha Allah you will be protected from evil beings.

    • maqsumi 4 years ago

      brothers and sisters i wud jus like to say that if you read your athkaar before going to sleep every day nd u pray 5 times a day and your imaan is strong then nothing can harm you , the jinn can harm humans by giving them seizures nd by doing many things to them but likewise when a humans heart is filled with faith the jinn would have a seizure if he comes close to that person then the the shayaateen (the jinns) would surround him and say what is the matter with him and it will be said that "he has been overpowered by the human".

    • sultan berzel 4 years ago

      i had have the same experience i always sleep on my right

      i have the Quran next to me and i recite surat ayat-kursi but it stil came i said to the Jinn you will get punnished bye allah for this i said it 2 x to the jinn then i hear in my mind the voice of the jinn then i said i don't worry allah will help me and the jinn got off me i put on surat baqara on my phone next day it came i prepared and sayed surat kursi and put surat baqara and it still came but it dident sit on me i felt the presence trying to sit on me but it gone away first i had this every day some nights 3-4 times it came commmonly but now its like a hole new level very pressurey more force. lahawla wala quata bilah im now trying to don't be scared of it why cus i only wanna fear Allah (swt) and not some silly jinn who wants to provoke me

    • sour 4 years ago

      thanx for you post verry usefull i have experianed it for non muslims the devil/jinn/shaytaan and even bother harming them becaude they are already astray and are non believers that's why they come to muslims so they can misslead them.@ sultan you should see a sheick because its no going it might be something more seriouse insha allah kheir

    • Shoaib 4 years ago

      Once it happened to me at night , i could not move or speak and i was sleeping next to my brother but when i shout he couldn't hear me. I read the shahaddah and it stopped however a week later i felt a presence on top of me that was strangling me but then i said the tawhid . since then i have read adkhars before sleeping and i always try to sleep on my right reading ikhlas, nas and falaq three times each helps a lot.

    • Veki 4 years ago

      Hi. This used to happen to me a lot when I was young. I'd start drifting off into sleep.. I'd feel weak and helpless can't move can't speak or do anything but yet my eyes would stay open. one night I think I even saw my father walk past my room while it was happening but I could not call out to him. It started happening a lot and anyone I told about it just looked at me funny! I was afraid of going to sleep at night. They were the most frightening moments of my life. I would sometimes even feel a huge amount of presences in my room no just one. Once I started High school in 2001 I begun to learn about Islam and in 2005 I embraced Islam and i only then did I learn that what I had experienced was Jinn. I always thought I was the only one. But alhamdullilah Allah swt guided me and it has not happened to me in a long long time. I still wonder why it was happening to me at such a young age I was probably about 8-9 years old.

    • dark 4 years ago

      I was attacked by jinn since my young childhood and it was well known by all my relatives that my mother was once attacked by a jinn in her home country, i wont go into details but i was able to overcome them by sheer willpower, if you do not give them power and are confident you are protected after gaining this confidence i was rarely attacked. It's similar in the sense that if you believe in Allah you know you will be protected by his grace you have a confidence their to defy evil. Any jinn that do attack you is bad because they are suppose to remain unseen and not interfere with humans. That being said i was just attacked by a jinn just moments before whilst half asleep it was taunting me because i challenged the room for any unseen thing to attack me because i am confident i will be fine and i was shocked when i was attacked but through will power and recitation i was able to break free it was scary i will never do that again. It felt like being submerged in water and not being able to communicate i was tapping on the wall to get attention of others even though i knew no one would come to my rescue i could not move and even though i was screaming out my mouth would not open also i could hear the voices of my sister and brother behind me even though i knew for a 100% fact it could not be them i think it was trying to tease me, i could have imagined it though

      i am open to the possibility of it being just my imagination.

      either way my advice is to be confident and be strong willed and you should not be attacked any more be confident that you are loved by God and you are protected and you are strong you wont be bullied and you will always overcome.

      I also have a picture of a jinn - but weirdly enough the phone that i had it on suddenly broke but i still have it on the memory card - i say picture but it's sort of like face of fire, it could be glare on the phone camera lens - i have never shown anyone except by family, because the picture was taken of someone who was possessed who i cannot name i am pretty sure it's real also i took the picture myself and was freaked out when i actually saw it later

      the last thing i will say if you try to contact a jinn it's bad because one your going against Islam and two the jinn you would contact would be bad because they are going against Islam if they are coming to you since they are supposed to remain unseen and not interfere with human as mentioned before.

      If you don't believe what i say that's fine because it all could be me being paranoid or it could be part of an overactive imagination i can acknowledge that but we all know Jinn do exist.

    • dark 4 years ago

      also i know it is more likely to be a jinn attack if you are not sleeping on your back and when you wake up check your neck for any stiffness if it's not stiff your more likely to have been attacked by Jinn instead of - sleep paralysis

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      This is really shcoking, and very sad to hear.

      I would just like to make it clear that i am not an Imam or a scholar so unfortunately i cannot help in a very knowledgable way.

      I wrote this article as an informative tool for people to understand about Jinns and that they actually do exist.

      All i can say to you is that even though the Maulana went to see your friend, it still mey not help as she is Hindu and her family is Hindu. Just believing in Jinns isn't enough to protect oneself from their actions. If your friend was a muslim, then maybe the jinn would have feared the maulana more and also your friend and her family would have known to read the appropriate Islamic prayers to protect themselves from the jinn and it's evil doings.

      I don't know about Hinduism and jinns, but as a muslim myself, i know how to protect myself from them and others muslimsdo too.

      There's a story about a man who travelled to the Middle East to study and by the time he got to his apartment he was very tired, and when he was sitting on his bed ready to sleep, a jinn appeared a couple of yards away and was staring at him sitting on the floor of his room. The man then read a surah from the Quran called 'Ayat al Kursi' and went to sleep. When the man woke up the next morning he saw a pile of ashes where the jinn was sitting the night before. What happened was that the man reading the prayer 'Ayat al Kursi' made the jinn burn to ashes. That man was a muslim.

      I hope insha Allah that your friend recovers from her state. I am sorry i couldn't help any more, take care.

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      If there is anyone else who can help please do so in any way you can, thank you very much.

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Please also refer to my other hub about jinns, 'What is a Jinn, Do Jinns Exist?'

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Thank you.

    • faizah 4 years ago

      Alhumdurillah i finally found the answer to what i was experiencing.i tried to explain the same thing to my family and friends but they never reely understood it and just brushed of as if it was a nightmare.but i no it wasn't i kept happening.when i was asleep i felt i like i was awake being attacked but it wouldn't let me wake up everything was at it was in my room in my dream.but Alhumdurillah everytime i prayed the kalimah in my sleep it left and i would wake scares me a lot which is why sometime i avoid sleeping till everyone is awake.i no for a fact that praying the kalimah can save your life belive me!

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Good to hear Faiza! I'm glad this helped you understand about these attacks better. IF you want to know more about Jinns, then check my hub about Jinns out in my profile.

      Thank you.

    • Rahima 4 years ago

      Salam all. G miah after reading your story I have had similar experiences myself. Now I would say I don't have a strong imaan or neither do I have a weak one I try to read my prayers whenever I can.

      When im in my deep sleep the jinn or whatever it is will come and sit on me making my chest really heavy and hard to breath. Once I had seen a black figure floating across my room. I have also experienced my soul leaving my body and I was actually looking down at my sleeping body which was really freaky at the time and the only thing that goes through your mind is your gonna die. When these things happen I try to recite whatever come to my head i.e kalima, surahs from the quran. Coming from a bengali background the family automatically assume either your possessed or they don't believe you. So I decided to do a bit of research and came across your story.

      It has been happening for about two years or so. It mainly happens to me after I come back visiting my nan. You see my nan has bladder problems and shes always na-pak meaning dirty and is old and cant clean herself so that's why I do it. I am her carer and care for her. I feel that theres something present in her house and strange things have happened but wont go into details and I think its that jinn troubling me. Allah hu alim.

      Anyway just wanted to share that with you all. The only solution I see is pray your salah have a strong imaan nothing or no one can harm you. Stay blessed.

      Thank you

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Thank you Rahima for sharing your experience with us all.

      If you think that your nani's house doesn't feel right then i suggest you get an Imam from your local masjid to go and do some prayers. The other option is to read surah Baqara at her house regularly which will keep satan away.

      The best way to protect yourself from anything evil harming you is to purify your body by praying the Qul surahs, ie Qul Ya Ayu, Qul Hu Allah, Qul Awuzu Birrabbil Falaq, Qul Aquzu Birrabbin Naas. You read them all first in that order, then blow into your hands which you will hold as if your praying to Allah, then touch your whole body from top to bottom. This will protect you especially at night when you are asleep. It works like a shield against evil at night or day.

      Thank you for readign and leaving a comment. May Allah bless you too.

    • Rahima 4 years ago


      Thank you for taking time to read my comment and reply back.

      I will read all the Qul surahs before I go to bed and inshallah allah will protect me...and yes I was thinking the same to get an imaam from our local masjid and bless the house.


    • shifa 4 years ago

      Asallamu Alaikum

      I wanted to know whether my experience was a jinn encounter or not, and by your posts I saw that you know something about them.

      I have been having these weird experiences during the night, in which someone presses down on both sides of my head( on my ears), and screams, This could be sleep paralysis, but I do not seem to have difficulties in moving. And this screaming and discomfort disappears once I open my eyes, but when I close my eyes again after sometime this appears again. I am scared, this has stopped happening in the past few days, but I want to ensure that it doesn't return, Please if you could help me, it would be your utmost kindness

    • aMuslimah 4 years ago

      Salam to all,

      I have jinn with me all time long through out the day,i dnt knw from how many years but when i used to get nightmares n dreams of black snakes me n my hubby decided to go to raaqi,that was the time the jinn spoke n i was unconcious,i got treated for a year but i think theres no result,it is sehar tafreek,to make husband n wife separate,i hate my husband hates when he touches me n i react weird when the ayahs of sura baqra is being recited which states they learn the magic of seperating husband n wife...everyday i have a new experience which is hard to share here...but one more thing i feel is i can talk n move when jinn is me,i can recite quran n cries on my own,some peaple says how is it possible that u can recite quran n even i remember each thing which the jinn says so even i doubt is it depression or bipolar..i am confused coz i do azkars everyday prays 5 times even tahajjud n ishraq alhumdulillah,recite quran than too jinn attacks some time,mostly when i am in bathroom i hit my daughter harsh n cries after wards why i did to my innocent girl whos just 2.6....

      I was sure i had a jinn but may be he has gone n made an impact on my mind that i am still ill...i asks for talaak to my husband quite often shivers and cries and my lips gets shivering like i am feeling cold...

      i ate ajwa dates i mentally ill or spiritually attcked i cant get..pls advice on my condition...really waiting for help...

    • nayeem 4 years ago

      same happened me yesterday night

    • AmBreen 4 years ago

      Just yesterday exactly ten mins to 3:00a.m I could feel my body getting some pressure I tried reading my duas but I couldn't at all I'm 14 yrs old and my Herat started to beat fast I'm my mind I kept thinking about Allah and then slowly my legs felt light I got up and started crying I could not open my eyes nothing I woke up my aunt and told her about it she said that she has also experienced the same thing

    • OUMUL YUSUF 4 years ago

      Salam,I always have this expriances at nights and always its allah's names that protects you from the wicked jinn...I had one last night and as I wanted to open my mouth to say Authubillahi minal saitaani regim,Bismillahi rahmani rahim,I could not open my mouth as I use my will power I could feel my tongue being twisted.

      But as I forced myself I was able to say it and as I repeatedly say it I was getting relifed and then I started reading Iyatul kursiyu and then when I open my eyes I show it leaving the house...When I thought it was over another one came but before it could over power me I continued reading Iyatul Kursiyu and it quickly left....

      The most amazing thing is as I was sleeping in the after,some things came asking for forgiveness and that it was in serious pain but before I could say anything I wokeup to pray asir...

      Anyway to those who think its just sleep paralysis,I will like you to be aware of the fact that,any time it happens to muslims ,Its that name of the MOST GRACIOUS AND MOST POWERFULL THAT resues you...

      So we know it an evil force from the jinn kind that make you suffer inorder to weaken your imaan and get you lazy with your worshippings.

      I happens to muslims and especially those trying to get close to Allah in there thougts and actions...So all you need is to have is strong faith and will power and beleive that they have no power and that power belongs my GOD and your GOD ALLAH THE MOST POWERFULL AND ALL AWARE...

      May ALLAH protect us all salam

    • Nazia khan 4 years ago

      I would be gratefull if someone can advise me for the sake of ALLAH this is my cry for help ... ive tried almost everything now and im not better i have problems in relation to jinn when im awake or asleep im leaving my email which is as i need urgent advise on what's happening to me please if theres any1 out there who fears ALLAH then get in touch Jazaak Allah Kher.

    • Abdul Hameed 4 years ago

      This is not a Jinn attack, Jinn do exist but this condition has no relation to them. It is sleep paralysis.

      You should not unnecessarily frighten people my friend and advise them to leave their "haunted" houses and create all of the above drama before you try to learn more about the topic. be careful not to give the impression that Islam and Muslims are irrational and un-informed. Because we are the total opposite.

      May Allah bless you.

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      Gous Ahmed 4 years ago from Muslim Nation

      I don't think you understand this topic enough. Allah has created everything, even evil things to rest us, and also jinns who live among us. If you read the Quran or English books about jinn you may learn a few things. It may be called sleep paralysis, but what causes it? Think about it my friend. ;)

      And for your information no one is advising anyone I leave their houses, read it properly and you will realise. You may be un-informed, but Allah has the door of ilm (knowledge) always open for anyone who wants to learn and understand Islam and the world around us.

      If you don't believe in the jinn then you don't believe in the Quran because the Quran has a chapter on jinns. Hence you are in doubt. May Allah place his peace and blessings upon you and the whole Muslim ummah. Ameen.

    • Maqsumi 4 years ago

      I used to have this problem from when i was around 10 years to 15 years old until i spoke to a muslim scholar from egypt about this situation, he didn't tell me much all he said was to me that when this problem occurred that i should simply move my small muscles in my body such as rolling your eyes around, moving/wiggling your tongue and moving your fingers around. so the next time it happened to me i did as he told me to and it worked and i have NEVER experienced it again (praise be to Allah swt).

    • Xyz 4 years ago

      Hello, I have had a very unfortunate event 3 years ago and since then my whole personality had toppled I am struggling to get through these difficult times.its a long story so just writing a few things. I have had this strong impulse to pray exactly in the opposite direction and if I would listen to Quran it would be as if my heart is a rock which will explode. I have cried and struggled to pray read sura baqarah many times but everything was like a lip service it would pain my heart greatly to actually carry these things out with my heart I have been doing everything physically though please pray for me and advise me as to what could it be

    • Xyz 4 years ago

      And ever since then I have had difficulty breathing properly, the doctor has diagnosed it to be asthma but I can tell its not it only happened after that incident, things have changed and moved but at a very slow pace

    • AmBreen 4 years ago

      I had my second Jinn encounter today my first was two months ago. This time it was in my dreams when I was in a washroom. In my dream I tired openin bathe washroom door but something was pulling me back and when i was sleeping I couldn't say my duas suddenly i thought really I was going to die in a minute I got up and my heart was paining like anything I just pretended to be normal but I couldn't . This napped at 6:00 in the evening . I can't stop thinking about it I'm scared to sleep now

    • Shahid 4 years ago

      All of you, read 99 names/praises for Allah before going to bed. I assure you that all your problems will be solved. Plz let me know if it doesn't help. I am attaching a very special chila dua to this advise and that should magnify the effect. Insha Allah every one of you will be cured as it has done to many before. JazakAllah

    • freedom 4 years ago


      well my grandad came for a couple of days and he slept in my older bros bed so my older bro had to go to my auntys house, he was half awake then suddnely some one from the behind put their arms over the shoulders and choked him. He couldn't breathe, he felt the arms and they were skinny women hands, he moved and it went away. He fell back to sleep again, he told my aunty then she said read surah yaseen. My brother mashallah knows it off byheart so he read it, and it didn't come bak. But it might be there again.

      the other story is that my cousin went out and she was walking then suddnley she stopped my uncle was with her said wats wrong. She said she saw a shadow. But not any normal one it was infront of her, and it wasn't sunny it was cloudy. Next day she was in hospital.

    • Abc 3 years ago

      I was waking up ( I was laying on my left side) and a black cat tried to attack me but I swated it away with a book and it stood by my closet door and watched me however after I cleared my eyes it was just a black pair of pants... The book I used to swat it away I imagined.. Idk if any of this has to do with anything but I am currently pregnant my husband was sleeping next to me and about 20 minutes after my daughter came in to sleep with us. I am Muslim but I don't pray I'm still learning to speak Arabic so I can.

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences. We all have different experiences, and there's one i had recently which involved me wanting to wake up to pray Fajr. I heard the alarm go off and i walked down stairs to do my wudu, but i wasn't sure if i did it or not. I was walking back upstairs to pray but as i was walking up one step at a time the stairs became longer and longer and when i looked up i couldn't see the end of the staircase. I kept on walking up and then managed to get to the top, but by the time i reached the top i actually woke and looked outside and it was very light.

      This is an example of how a Satan/Jinn can make someone miss their prayers. I was devastated and cursed satan all day. It was so real that i thought it was actually real.

      Anyway, i just thought i'd share something with everyone.

      Please contact your local Masjid via the means of their telephone number, email, letter or whatever there is in place for any information or advice. And most important of all, seek the help of Allah and refuge from satan's whispers.

      May Allah guide us all to the straight path and forgive our sins. Ameen.

    • Hashim 3 years ago


      Today 23/4/03, all happened acutally i'm a hard gamer if you know what i mean i play till 1 or 2 in the morning (i play with a bunch of friends) but on that day i log out of my account at 01:43 and at 01:46 i left my laptop half-opened and went to bed immediately as i was tried and also i have to go to college nor i did recite the kalima.I just don't know when did the 'nightmare' occur but all those symptoms u guys mentioned they did occur, scientists called it SP ( sleep paralysis ) , some says its the attack of jinns as u said my brother and in other page they says it isn't the attack of jinns that leaves me frustrated....AND YeAH i forgot something important on that attack i was flat on my back my face slighty facing to the left- i think o.O- and i dream about something i can't tell you cause i don't remember it but i know it was something bad i dreamed that i couldn't face the dream anymore.I fighted against that nightmare that i was having and then i opened my eyes...when i opened my eyes NOT WIDE and saw everything obscured which was strange actually my laptop's screen was on but why does the room is so dark,soon after i felt everything exactly as u described it and suddenly i hardly noticed if it was even a dark figure but i remember there was a hoody man facing me.I tried to move my hands but in vain i felt something holding my 2 arms and something on my chest, i didn't give up i fight again to move but again none was successful.But then i layed down still without moving and suddenly i felt a quick painful stab - pls excuse me for posting this, i didn't mean to say bad things - in my backside into it if you know what i mean i cant write the word.

      i don't understand why i'm the only one who felt that pain..

      some advices pls :(

      and sry for my poor english.......

    • qyuubi786 3 years ago

      I had a dream that I was sleeping in my dream. And I felt that Allah shwa could command that I die at any moment. I felt powerless. Even when I opened my eyes in my dream and closed them, I felt that my eyes might not open again.

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Sleep is a state of death so one may awake and one may not

    • Fatimah 3 years ago

      Asalam aleikum

      first of all, I hear we should write in sha Allah like that, not together in one word, because the meaning changes in a way that would not please the Most High.

      secondly, i have been strangled three times before, and in each occasion, I realized the only one to turn to was Allah, the Most Merciful.

      here are my questions.

      in one occasion, i went to sleep without praying isha, and i felt a gentle push on my forehead. when i opened my eyes, i saw a lady wearing white and covered like a muslima in hijab. she told me wake up and pray. i was so incredibly sleepy. i went back to sleep, and the same scenario repeated itself two more times, and each time she pushed my forehead with more pressure than the previous times, but it was never painful. she was smiling at me, even giggling at times. her face changed shape to reflect the different ethnic groups dominant within the muslim majority countries, but her eyes were the same. after the third time, i eventually woke up, performed wudhu and prayed. i never saw her again. i guess she did her job. that was the only time in my life where i slacked in my salats so much that for nearly a month, i seldom ever prayed. i later learned that it is a sign of a spiritual disease. i saw three different raqis and they all said something different, one said its a jinn, another said you got sick because of evil eyes, and the last one said its voodoo. Subhana Allah.

      my other question is I used to hear voices all the time, even over the phone. i was so sure my phone was tapped, but later i was told it could have been either the jinn or the effect of witch craft. what does all these mean?

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      Mel Carriere 3 years ago from San Diego California

      This experience you had occurs to people of all religions. Scientists call it sleep paralysis, but whether it is truly a medical phenomenon or something else is a subject for debate. Personally, I believe there are evil entities on the loose and whether you call them Jinn or demons is strictly academic. What happened to you happened to a friend of mine in a similar fashion, and he wasn't particularly religious. He woke up with dark, finger shaped bruises on his rib cage.

    • Waris 3 years ago

      What you experienced was just a typical Out of body experience. A lot of people expierence this just you have even if they are not muslim. The tight feeling in your chest wasn't you being choked, it is a normal thing that happens when you have an OBE. Look it up. It also ties in with sleep paralysis. I am a Muslim by the way.

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Yes Waris. I didn't just write this up from my head. I actually looked it up and asked many people and researched what it could be in 'Islamic perspective'.

      I understand that non Muslim scientists have other names and reasons for this, but i believe that it was a Jinn. You can believe what you want.

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      And Waris, you don't have to be Muslim for a Jinn to attack you. You don't even have to be a Muslim to have a bad true dream.

    • Farheen 3 years ago

      Assalamu alaikum,

      Thank you all for for posting your experiences here. Having read them, I have a question here:

      I am 29 years old muslim and this is the first time, I am reading namaz and observing roza. Yesterday, I read that surah yasin is the heart of QURAN and reading it before sleep would help one as all the past sins are forgotten. I couldn't read my isha on time as I dint know witr by I decided to read only fard and sunnat before sleeping (decided to offer witr before fazar) followed by recital of surah after everyone was asleep at home, I offered my isha prayer around 11:45 pm ( except witr) and sat down to read surah yasin around 12 midnight....initially my wudu got invalid while praying so i did wudu again and completed namaz but I was a little scared to read isha at that time( as it was 12 and the fear of jinns) but somehow managed to offer isha...but as i sat down to read surah yasin, I had this strange feeling that someone was behind me and i could feel some heat generating in my back ( even though the fan was on)...I didn't look back and continued to read the surah for sometime and completed it....after completion, I looked back and there was no was one scary experience but I got through it and decided never to read isha that morning over sehari, I was discussing the same with my family and my brother who is very orthodox and is knowledgeable in these matters also mentioned that he has strange experiences in that particular room where i was reading isha last night...actualy we don't use that room that I am wondering why I was scared and what that experience means....???

    • Mehzabeen 3 years ago

      Assalamu alaikum..

      Am 27 nd Muslim i find that really strange it happen to me few times, Cant move Cant talk while sleeping nd it happen just after fajr prayer... i am fasting nd just after sehri i do my prayer read yassin nd after that i went to bed to get a little sleep before walking up for work nd just this morning it happen again av read about it some says its all about sleep paralysis but since am muslim am getting a little worried Can anyone help me please ?

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Mehzabeen scientifically it is Sleep Paralysis, but in Islam we believe that it is the work of Jinns.

      If you sleep in a certain way, you may be attacked by them, although they do it for fun and cannot harm us in any way.

      Read this link on Jinns and you will understand more about them.

    • mehzabeen 3 years ago

      Thank You GMiah am not scared of them but surely want to know more about it thanks for the link :) Khuda Hafiz

    • Patel 3 years ago

      Salaam, Jazakallah GMiah for sharing your experience and making me understand what's going on with me.

      I am Muslim... I believe in presence of Jinn...

      When i was in India it never happened to me but since i m in New Zealand from last one and half year, I really get weird experince.

      When I sleep n when my husband is next to me nothing happens to me but when he is off to work n if I sleep.... I feel like someone is holding me tight... Trying to get physical... Holding my legs so hard that i cant even move.... I know that I am awake but still feels like I am dreaming something bad.... I want to shout... Scream.... Open my eyes... Move ... Shake but I m helpless.. Then I recite Darud-sharif and repeatdly say La illaha illalah Mohmaduur rasullalah.... And then i can open my eyes...

      One day I had same experince when someone was holding me tight and I also saw black man who was very hairy and he was very scary sitting on my abdomen trying to get physical... After reciting prayers he was away but that really scared me off...

      But today aftr sehri i offered namaz... Read kitab n went to sleep n this time my husband was next to me within an hour of my sleep i had same thing happened this time he was holding my legs.. Sitting on me... N when i started reciting he even kept his hand on my mouth so that i can recite... However after lot of struggle i some how managed to recite and slowly he went off n then i opened my eyes...

      I always use to google about what dreams mean in Islam... But today as I got up with this experience again... I took my cellphone n decided to research on hadith n shaitaan... And finally i came to knew what is happening to me every single time....

    • Malia 3 years ago

      I heard my baby talk in his sleep and say "I told you when I'm in the car my name is Gregory." I was also sleeping but felt like I had woken. I tried to wake up but couldn't. I started praying, and after a while woke up. I prayed on my son and could see white mist or shadow arise from him. I was really mad about this. I think they must of came from our basement. my husband and I were down there that night for the first time drinking, at least that's what I think??? Why an innocent baby?? even though he was smiling in his sleep, I was very upset.

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      I hope that Allah forgives and protects you from this evil. It would be a good idea if you or your husband spoken to the local imam about this and see what he can do to help because this is happening constantly to you.

      I hope and pray you stay safe insha Allah.

    • Amir 3 years ago

      I also have a story to tell you which is happening to me right now .A couple of years ago when I was sleeping alone in my bed room I saw a shadow of child in front of me ,but I couldn't do anything and suddenly my body started to become heavy like someone putting weight on me ,then wearing and tearing my body ,I felt someone taking my soul from my body .Well that incident happened once .

      But now yesterday I was sleeping and again someone started to put weight on my body and this time I was sweating when I woke up ,I also heard noises of crying baby from the ceiling floor ,so out of scare I went to another room sleeping but the feeling of someone in my body was not going away and I could clearly understand that someone is trying to take control of my body .So in this room I sleep again and I see a bad dream of falling down ,again wake up .This was clear that someone is taking possession of my body and when I sleep ,I can clearly feel someone putting his influence around me.

      Please try to tell me what that thing is and what's the solution ,It is even now as I am writing to you putting weight on me .

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Like I always say to anyone posting their experience here, the best place and person to ask for help is an Imam. Go and ask for help at your local Masjid or someone who is knowledgable in Islam.

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      Irfan 3 years ago from Adelaide, Australia

      Salaam G Miah

      the first time is definitely worrying when it happens ... i'm glad you are safe and sound.

      whenever it happens to me I have never been in the state of panic ... i have always remained calm and recited Ayat-ul-kursi and i am released well before the end of the ayat, but i still complete it... once it felt like i was drowning in water when i tried to fight it... i have written a few accounts of it on this site.

      you seemed to have experienced 2 things at once ... one is called outer body experience and the other is called sleep paralysis (the english terminologies) ... you will find a whole range of hubs about these including my own... and you will find that they are very common. the outer body experience also can be induced by medication so maybe if you took any medication it could have enhanced the feeling.

      finally with regards to your outer body experience i would like to bring your attention to the Quranic verse ...

      Sura 39 - Az-Zumar : Verse 42

      "Allah fully takes away the souls (of the people) at the time of their death, and (of) those who do not die, in their sleep. Then He withholds those on whom He had decreed death, and sends others back, up to an appointed term. Surely, in this, there are signs for a people who ponder."

      Translation : Eng-Mufti Taqi Usmani

      The key here is FULLY.

      This also means that our souls can be partially extracted ... i have personally felt this when walking in the park. I could feel myself walking and i could feel a part of me walking around 20 yards behind me as well. what you felt is also partial but in a different context.

      Anyways, i'm just sharing what i know and think ... only Allah knows best what is true and accurate... we can only ponder.

      I wish you all the best ... if you have sandal wood incense sticks then light them up in the house and let the aroma spread ... it is not liked by the jinn therefore they leave that place.

    • Amir 3 years ago

      Hey thanks for the response

      Yesterday I saw Jin in the window of my room ,the time was just after Fajr ,morning light became visible from window of the room as there are no curtains etc ,it's open and one can see outside clearly ,I just woke up after listening the azan ,but still laying on my bed I was watching that window and thinking something ,what happens I see a person coming from left of the window knocking the window a couple of times , and just ran away towards left ,the noise made by that was very loud .To my shock first I thought it was some thief before he knocked the window ,but I know it's Jin because at that time of the day it's impossible that someone can actually come towards the windows ,besides the events happening with me now a days also affirms that it was Jin I saw .This is the first time I saw a Jin in the form of human ,he still was like dark shadow with no visible facial features ,his height was medium to tall ,he was slim .One more thing is that ,there's a tree behind the window that is an old one and look so scary ,it falls on my window ,many crows live on that tree .I think that tree is also possessed by the Jins and these crows might be the Jin ?

      So watching Jin alive in the form of human first time fully conscious has changed my life .now I am really scared to sleep in that room again because I fear what more he might do next ,may be physically hurt me ?But I am still thinking of some queries that What was his purpose of knocking the door ?Why he revealed himself to me as human ?How can I get rid of them ?

    • abdulmajeed 3 years ago

      Okay... I was sleeping in my room which is located in the basement. Its like 4 now but it happened to me 2 hours ago so at like 2 something anyways I was laying down in my room listening to surah al baqarah and aS soon as it. Finsished I needed to pee so before I went to pee I wanted to. Know how to pray salatul layl so I searched. It on my phone. Then all of a sudden I feel this presence of a man sticking his head in the room... I look no ones there so I got really scared and went up stairs but while I was going out. Of the room I felt something following... going up the stairs was the worst part

    • abdulmajeed 3 years ago

      I felt so terified like the man was gonna catch me but as soon as. I got to the upstairs door I felt a big relief but my heart was racing...Alhamdulilah it couldve got more worse but now I'm sleeping upstairs and feel very relieved. Can anyone answer me though??? Should I have fought it off if it was a jinn or did I do the right thing???

    • Naveed Amin 3 years ago

      Assalaam alaikum everyone.

      I need some help. I had a different experience but for me it was the most terrifying experience of my life.

      It was in a dream.

      All I remember is my mother calling me Into my brothers room saying "come here quick" (in urdu).

      When I entered she pointed at the window and I saw a white face with a frightening smile and yellow eyes. Immediately I thought it was a Jinn and I started screaming because I am terrified of them. I looked out of the room at the staricase and saw another inside my house at the top of the stairs.

      Both "Jinn" were looking at me.

      I can't remember much except I was being dragged down the stairs and the street by both of them.

      I read the kalima and anything else I could and they didn't stop. Then I just did anything else I could imagine for example hitting them, causing explosions and other things and nothing worked.

      I don't remember anything else.

      But since I have woke up I have been scared. I don't know if they actually were jinn in my dream but I know that it scared me more than anything else has in my life.

    • irff 3 years ago

      i had same problem, when i was 16, i was alone in home, all the light off its about 2 o clock in time, i heard same thing but i was throw away from bed , once i wake up i was down but cant move my body. it keep happen with different style some time i dying, heart rate going down, its like my body is vibrate when it happen

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      Gous Ahmed 3 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Why would Almighty God need a son? He's the Almighty, the Eternal and he has the power to do what he wants, then why does he need a son?

    • A Ali 3 years ago

      Early in the morning around 2:00ish, I felt my body being pressured and strangled to a point where I could not move. It was a cold night and had the blanket completed covered over me. My family was fast asleep. The pressure continued to be stronger and stronger to a point that I could not breath any longer. I tried to say the Kalima, the first time my tongue could not speak. I could not get past La Illah Ill Lal. . ., and even this was muffled, and second time the same. The third time I was able to complete it and screamed it at the top of my lungs with all the energy I had left. I felt that I could breathe again, and was sure I had woken up my whole family, but they were still asleep.

    • Um Layla 3 years ago

      I've been experiencing this kind of dreams for a long time ever since I was 7 years old now I'm 18 and I had one last night but I seen the poster I had in hanging on the wall in front of me and it says Muhammad (peace be upon him) and kept saying his name and next to that poster is Allah and I would say allahs name over and over until I was awaken. But after I got married 5 months ago I've had same dreams and even scaryer once and one day I went to open my room so I can charge my husbands phone and it was locked I tried pushing the door over and over while pushing the door my body felt so weak and I knocked hoping my Husband is in side, I heared the door open with the key from inside and I opened the door but no one was inside so I never slept In the room and moved to a diff. Room and I went to sheikhs that read and can explain what's going on but they never told me anything and all I know is I have the eye cuz when he reads I would sweat a lot he has I have a very evil eye but I don't know what to do cuz non of the people I went to could explain what's happening to me.

    • S Ahmed 2 years ago

      Hello, Assalamuallaikum. You probably experienced a sleep paralysis as far as I know if ,what you wrote is true. I had similar experiences. I tried to find out the truth about these experiences through various sources. What came into my mind at first, without any doubt, is that the jinn or angels are responsible for this. Later, I found out that these phenomenons can be explained in medical science; extensive research is being conducted on dreams and sleep disorders. Human mind is complex and vulnerable to stress. Meditation is a powerful tool to fight everyday stress we face in our life. Praying Salah, reciting surah are different kinds of mediation that can bring down our stress level and bring peace in our mind. May be that's what Allah wants us to know about things that people of hundreds years ago didn't know about; what other better ways He has to tell ignorant like us to fight the evil of our mind by meditation, what other better ways do we have to meditate other then praying five times a day. Hope this will help you understand what had happened to you :)

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      Gous Ahmed 2 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Thank you but I totally already understand what happened to me and it was a Jinn. In Islam it is not sleep paralysis, it is a Jinn attacking a human.

      It all depends on your faith in Allah.

    • sahra 2 years ago

      What happened in the attack

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      Gous Ahmed 2 years ago from Muslim Nation

      It let me go in the end after i read the Shahadah 3 times.

    • Ali 2 years ago


      Years ago me and my friends used to go shooting near the lake in my town in the uk and the farmer once told us never to climb over a certain fence to shoot at foxes , rabbits and stuff anyway we understood why coz the land was uneven and weird lookin so anyway that night i went to my house to switch the heating on and i opened my back door to have a cigarette there are saw shiny green eyes looking straight at me i stared back in defiance to show i wasn't afraid but i was sweating so bad started to read ayatul kursi turned back inside my kitchen just about managed to close and lock the door. Couple of days later i was at work in the evening my wife was asleep in bed and she heard footsteps in the loft she git scared as no one else was in the house my brother came and searched found nothing so i mentioned this to my uncle in pakistan he done some checks spiritually and told me did u go to a wooded area with a lake coz it followed u from there and i told him yes i did so me my wife and sister read surah yassin 5 times in every room and everything stopped alhamdullilah. Since then ive had little encounters with jinn where they try to mess me about whilst im asleep such as pull the duvet and maje the light flicker make sounds in the corners of my bedroom but i fear only my creator like my father told me the first time round FEAR ALLAH not jinn. Allah akbar

      Its true when people say the hair on the back of your neck gies up got videos on my phone of shadowy figures lookin at me from my bedroom window. Since then iman has got stronger and stronger and the jinn has dissapeared

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      Gous Ahmed 2 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Thank you for sharing this and i am glad you are safe and that your imaan has become stronger.

      JazakAllahu Khairan.

    • Shaz 2 years ago

      Is. It true about witches 'churails' coz me and my friend once saw a young women in a white dress with backward feet we both freaked out i had trouble breathing i was so scared.

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      Gous Ahmed 2 years ago from Muslim Nation

      Again this is could be a type of Jinn playing with you trying to make you scared. Jinns can take many different forms, and a young woman in white is one of them. I wouldn't like to see them, and i hope i don't inshaAllah.

      Just make sure you do the prayers if you ever experience anything like this again.

    • bkn 2 years ago

      I think I experienced sleep paralysis too and it was so scary! I was aware of my surroundings but I couldn't move neither could I say anything. I remember seeing a shadow over my head and a feeling of complete panic and dread. I tried to recite the kalma and then after I guess about a minute it just went away and I noticed I was shaking and I felt terrified. I don't know what it was but I just don't want to go through that again.

      Did you ever feel the same thing again ever?

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      Gous Ahmed 2 years ago from Muslim Nation

      I have experienced it again and again over a few years but not as extreme as the one i have wrote about. From my worst experience i have learnt to not fear it and just deal with it by praying. I know and understand that they exist and will always try to mess around with us so i have accepted it.

    • hayriye 2 years ago

      Asalamu aleykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu, I have had a few experiences concerning jinns, I hve actually on a few occasions seen them,,,, my last incident that happened a couple of weeks ago, my body just shut down, I couldn't move, walk or talk, this I don't know if it was a jinn, but I need to find outm cause it definitely wasn't a stroke

    • mariam 23 months ago

      Salam alaikum! I often have sleep paralysis after fajr. And i do believe that this is shaytan's attack. I'm shocked why many muslims don't believe in this and refer it to some scientific explanation. First i experienced this few years ago but didn't know how to fight with it, later on i got information that in islam its so-called shaytan's attack. This is a weird and scaring condition. It can remain for few mnts but as soon as i read "AuthubiLlahi mina shaytani rajeem", it immediately disappears. Therefore, it proves the satan interference in our life. I used to read athkars before sleep and ayatul kursi and i don't get this condition at night alhamduliLlah. I thought that may be bcz of my sins i get this, i think that satans try to misguide muslims more than non muslims so they attack mostly believers. Thank you brother for creating this site where we can share our stories and discuss on this matter.

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      Gous Ahmed 23 months ago from Muslim Nation

      Thank you sister Mariam for sharing your view and i thank you for highlighting this:

      'i got information that in islam its so-called shaytan's attack. This is a weird and scaring condition. It can remain for few mnts but as soon as i read "AuthubiLlahi mina shaytani rajeem", it immediately disappears. Therefore, it proves the satan interference in our life'

    • Makkah 21 months ago

      Assalam Alaikum brothers and sisters,

      make sure you read surat al baqarah in your houses every day out loud. call for athan very loud before every prayer. read the necessary adhkar for morning and evening which can be found in husnil muslim book or fortress of the muslim. Allah is our Protecter and maintainer, Laa Hawla Wa Laa Quwwatta Illaa biLLAH!!!!

    • Mohammed jaffer 19 months ago

      asalaamu alaikum brothers and sisters...

      I faces bad dreams since when i was 15yrs old now am 33yrs old,stil i faces the same problem twice or thrice in every month.some times i used to scream like anything.

    • Hanna 16 months ago


      i would like to share my personal story with you, i am muslim btw

      i have serious sleeping issues and have been a insomniac for 9 years and there were days i was not sleeping at all maybe around 2 hours a night.

      anyway due to my severe lack of sleep, Jinns were messing with my head at night and making me hear voices when i was trying to sleep around 3-4 AM in the morning. the voices were multiple it was usually mumbling and evil laughing constantly, the voices were always coming from the left side of my brain/ear region. so i was like enough is enough and i started to recite ayat al kursi inside my head and when i finished the sura the voice became less and then suddenly started to scream really loudly and stopped and did not come back, what happened did they die or were they hurt?

      one more thing i would like to add when i sleep for a few hours maybe 3 i just wake up without a reason and look at the wall and hallucinate and see writings on the wall which disapear after around 10 seconds,

    • Maryam 10 months ago

      Wow the same thing happened to me. What could it mean?/why us? Is this some kind of magic? What's the reason behind it?

    • Farah 8 months ago

      During the year 2013, Moved from New Zealand to Australia for employment, While staying with my brother house, After fajr prayer, I went to sleep, while I was sleeping, I experience heaviness in breathing, not being able to move my body, it felt though something was pushing be down and I couldn't speak Subhnallah, my mouth would not move, deep down in my mind i was reading the Shahada and telling me myself, that the promise of Allah is true and nothing is greater then Allah swt. While that time, I had Quran playing and could hear it, Surah Qiyamah Ayat - 26 No! When the soul has reached the collar bones,

      I felt though my soul was leaving the body, and telling myself if my time has come, at least die saying the shahada, la ilaha illallah muhammadur rasulullah 3x, and I woke up with no pressure and felt amazing, and was making dua to Allah swt for this wonderful religion and blessing me with Islam.

      I know that shaytain/ Satan plays around with the emotions of Insan, and without no doubt, I know they exist. I advise myself and the ummah, keep Allah in your hearts and in your house, note a place where Allah name is not mention in your houses or any room in your house, You inviting shayaṭin to your house and the empty rooms. Read the quran regularly in all of the rooms in your house and rooms. May Allah bless you all.

    • Farah 8 months ago

      There was no dream involved. Brothers and Sisters, remember Allah where ever you may be accept for toilets. Remember Shaytan, is clear enemy and all he wants is to place far in your heart and make you forget Allah. Brothers and Sisters never fear Shaytan as they enjoy scaring mankind and the more you feel scared of them, they more they build and increase in their ignorance.

      If you read through the Quran and learn the tafsir, you can clearly see that the Shaytan is clear enemy to mankind. " His objective is to misguide mankind by whatever means necessary "

    • MS David 7 months ago

      Hi, i have read on a website online which says jinns are living as human in our human world. Their is so much fitna in things jinn are causing all of it. Is it possible, I mean according to islam? website address:

    • 7 months ago

      Assalamu happedned to me also..when i was sleeping in bed next to window ...i got woke up suddenly i do not know how ..but i just did but i could not move my hand or my mouth .. i felt very heavy at that time i tried to call my mother but i could not..the after some seconds i recited the kalima LAA ILAHA ILLALLA MUHAMMEDUR RASOOLULLAH.. after reading this in my heart i could move my body... is this a jinn experience can any one tell me please

    • citizen 6 months ago

      this is all scary

    • Faridah S 5 months ago

      Assalamu'alaykum. For a long time now I have been experiencing this sort of thing. Sometimes at night, sometimes after fajr. When I'm trying to fall asleep or after I have fallen asleep I begin to feel pressure in my head, like my brain is pressing against my skull, threatening to explode. So I open my eyes, and when I do I hear a noise. It is loud like a siren. The first time it happened it was terrifying. I was sleeping on a top bunk at the time and I saw something floating beside the bed, whispering. I could only see its feet and the bottom of its dress/cloak. It was wearing beautiful slippers and a beautiful cloak. I recited some duas and it left. I tried to sleep again but the same thing happened, this time it was whispering and moving its foot up and down. I recited some duas again and it left. Ever since then I have been afraid to fall asleep without anyone awake in the room. Since then none of the things that bother me have been as terrifying, and they started after that. I didn't see that exact thing until recently when I fell asleep while reading for an exam. I didn't see it so much as feel it. I heard its footsteps walk towards me from the other side of the room. Then when it got to me that familiar feeling in my head started. The blankets were up to my jeas but I knew what it was. It was speaking in a language I couldn't understand. I felt it touch me through my blanket, and afterwards I could feel a numb sensation where it had touched me. As for the other experiences, they are that something refuses to wake up. Usually I can hear a noise when I am finally able to open my eyes, but before then I can't move, I can't speak, I can't do anything but recite things in my mind until I can finally move. It's is disturbing my sleep. Please help.

    • Shaba 4 months ago

      I am a muslim. This is the first time I have read about Jinns and how they come in to people's life. I have been having these jinn experiences attacking me since the age of 19 years. I performed Haj at the age of 21 and I remember the Jinn came to attack me at night whilst I was in the Hotel - not far from Madinah Mosque. I never thought the Jinn would follow me all the way to Madinah. I told my father at time but he never took it seriously. He thought I'm praying 5 times namaz daily, reading the Quran all the time and performing Hajj so it should not be happening - but it was.

      I am 39 years old, married and have children and the jinn still comes to attack me. I read the Kalma, The Four Quls and ayat ul kursi which i know by heart. Sometimes I have to continously carry on reading them for a very long time again, again and again before the jinn finally goes away. When the attack happens it is very realistic and all you people who have these attacks like me know how hard it is to be strong and just focus your mind in praying. Its very tough. My husband and brothers dont believe me. They say it is due to tension and stress. My husband has heard me scream, sweat and try to fight the jinn away. But he says its nightmares in my sleep. Im so glad this page has been set up because I thought I was the only one but now I know there is a world out there in the same position as me,

    • tabinda 4 months ago

      I was sextually abused by a relative in my childhood. A few years later I started getting these Jinn attack experiences just like all the other brothers and sisters have posted. I am a muslim and I was scared to tell anyone what my relative was doing to me. I thought my parents wont believe me. I suffered in silence for years. I used to pray 5 times a day and ask Allah for Help. One day I got the courage, I sat both my parents with my dad's close friend and told them the whole story about my relatives and how he was black mailing me over the years. My parents were shocked. My dad's friend believed me straight away. He was aware of my nightmares and attacks at night and he explained to us that women usually have these experiences and attacks in their life when they have been been a victim of abuse in their childhood. I have spent hours reading what other people have written today. Believe me I am being truly honest I have had these attacks for many years. I scream at night and by the time my parents come into my room they see me waving my arms and legs as if someone is attacking me.I have performed Haj and I pray 5 times a day. I carry a tusbi and pray duas all the time bit still I get these jinn attacks. Since telling my parents I have managed to move on in life. My parents spoke to my relative and he was banned to never enter our house or my life. The day this decision was made was the best thing I have ever done. I have put all that in the past. I have found a great husband and have a great family. But still I have these jinn experiences. One day I told my husband about my relative. Thanks to Allahji my husband understood and believed my story. Sometimes when I get these attacks my husband has to grab me and wake me up from my sleep. The best solution for us is to read the Kalma, the Four Quls and Ayat ul kursi which we know by heart. I have never informed my doctors because I don't want to hear form them that I am suffering from depression and I definitely don't think any of there medication will work. I am a happy person and live an amazing life. Alhamdullilah

      Any how whatever the cause the abuse or jinn - I definitely agree with G Miah and the rest of brothers and sisters that reciting the kalma, the four quls and Ayat ul kursi helps. I takes time, you have to be strong and carry on praying and eventually it will go away when it happens.

      But I'm still wondering how many people out there maybe victims of abuse? and having these attacks???????

    • Wan Hamzah 3 months ago

      It is good to experience such attack by the Satans from jinns for the reason to believe satans are true and pray ayatul qursi is a kind of help from Allah.Such experience will strengthen faith and istiqomah to Allah.

    • sania 2 months ago

      im from bangladesh, i had a very very bad dreams regarding jinns tonight and i woke up at 1:42am ,i was shocked its the first time i ever experienced such things.i woke up prayed tawajjat read some verses of uran plus aytul bhaia do u have any other suggestions u want to tell me..

    • Iffat 2 months ago


      I have read most stories and would like to share mine. I have always been confused about my experience and never been able to make anyone understand what it is i am going through. For the past few years i have had different types of dream like awake experiences.

      Sometimes the dream i see is almost the same as the room i am sleeping in except that a few details are different. Sometimes i realize that i am dreaming and need to wake up but sometimes i do not. A range of different things happen in these dreams and most of the time i am always trying to pray ayat ul kursi surah naas, falaq and ikhlas. Sometimes i am able to pray it but other times i struggle as it feels like theor is pressure on my mouth or tongue which is stopping me from praying. Sometimes i see men and women attacking me or holdinh me down in some way. Sometimes its my own family members. The dream seems to be based on my every day life but tries to fake it. For example, in real life my husband leaves home at 6am, i ho back to sleep and the dream shows me that he has come back etc but i realise this is not true and try and wale up!

      Some experiences are worse then others and sometimes when i wake up i feel extremely drowsy as though something wants me to sleep again. I pray my adhkaar and surahs before i sleep and sleep with wudu but it still happens.. mostly it happens when i have woken from sleep and gone back to sleep but on some occasions it had happened withoit me awakening.

      Sometimes i feel someone touching me without seeing anything amd other times i see unknown people who physically hurt me. This morning one of the dreams was a woman who was holding my hands and would let go and i was trying to scratch her, i was tryjnh to pray but the full surah was not coming out. I get scared by this type of stuff and it really messes with my mind.this has happened to me both before and after marriage.

      Please advise.

    • Debayan 2 months ago

      Hi,I am Debayan.

    • G Ahmed 2 months ago

      Sania i think you did well to have done what you did. Just remember to read th prayers before you go to sleep and InshaAllah you will be protected.

    • ety 2 weeks ago

      mostly every night I see scary dreams.but I don't know what does those those dreams I cant talk,but everytime I recite surah in my dream to get rid of those jinn.even I keep thinking in my dream that is a evil jin.but when I see those dreams I feel like it is real.what to do now?

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