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Exploring the Unseen in Islam

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Islam does not believe in ghosts because it contradicts the concept that once the soul departs from the human body, it never returns until the Day of Resurrection.

Muslims believe that once a Muslim dies, he or she will enter into another phase of their afterlife existence, known as the Alam Al-Barzakh.

It is considered the place for all the dead waiting for the Day of Reckoning. But Muslims believe in the existence of the jinn. They were created by Allah before men. Jinn comes from the Arabic word which means to conceal.

The Holy Quran states the existence of Jinn in Surah Al-Hijr, 15:26-27. "Indeed we created man from dried clay of black smooth mud. And we created the Jinn before that from the smokeless flame of fire."

Created with the free will, Jinns live in our world but they are invisible to the naked eye. The very reason why some people do not believe in their existence. Some of them are Muslims but owing to their fiery nature, their relationship with me…