Djinns live in the heart of Delhi: they are spirits tending to the faithful seeking help. On Thursdays, they are busy when thousands turn up with letters for them. In the niches and alcoves of its stone walls, believers pray, light candles and diyas, and write letters to djinns, supernatural creatures of Islamic mythology made of fire rather than clay as humans are. On a Thursday morning, Noorjahan, a mother of five young children, came to Kotla with photocopies of a letter in her hand.
She had written to djinns: about how she and her children kept ill. Her house had been sold off and her children didn't study. She went around Kotla, sticking photos of her children and the photocopies at different spots and praying to the djinns. Noorjahan's djinn-worship may remind you of dargahs, but in Kotla the venerated are djinns and not sufi saints or dervishes.
Anthropologist Anand Vivek Taneja, an assistant professor of religious studies and anthropology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, links djinn worship to modern Indian history. This seems significant, given how destructive the Emergency was for the Old City and how many poor and working class people were displaced from the Old City to resettlement colonies across the river," Taneja wrote in an article.
According to Taneja's research, the practice of writing to the djinns in Kotla started with renewed vigour in the late s when a fakir named Laddoo Shah came and started living in the ruins.
People come with all sorts of difficulties and write to the djinns about them. They attach photocopies of the same letters, so that the djinn under whose jurisdiction the particular case falls, can take it up," says Mohammed Harun, a resident of Old Delhi.
That's why you have to make sure that the correct department gets your application, and hence the photocopies," he says. Every Thursday, a huge crowd visits the Feroz Shah Kotla ruins to pay their obeisance to the djinns—they pray, light candles and diyas, and write letters. Near the Jami Masjid, a mosque inside Kotla, there is a pyramid-like structure on which stands the Minar-e-Zarreen, a It was originally erected by Emperor Ashoka in Ambala in the third century BC and centuries later lifted to Kotla on the orders of Tughlaq.
Letters written to him are left tied to the railing protecting the pillar. People crane themselves putting a hand through the railing, because they believe that a wish asked for while touching the pillar will be granted.
Nirmal Pandey, a security guard at the Feroz Shah Kotla ruins for six years, says people's faith in the djinns amazes him. He recollects the Muslim family from Jaipur he met at the ruins last year for four Thursdays.
Letters written to Laat waale Baba are left tied to the railing protecting the more than year old pillar. When Pandey asked the family what brought them every week to Kotla, they said their failing business had recovered and their daughter found a groom after writing letters to the Laat Waale Baba.
In return of such grace, they visited the ruins on Thursdays to complete seven cycles of djinn-worshipping. Taneja, who completed his PhD from Columbia University last year with a dissertation on Nature, History, and the Sacred in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi, says djinn worship in the Kotla ruins is socio-politically important for Indian Muslims.
Kamar Ahmed would agree. The year-old resident of Shahdara in northeast Delhi comes to Kotla often for quiet afternoons.This increased level of vampire superstition in Europe led to mass hysteria and in some cases resulted in corpses actually being staked and people being accused of vampirism. While even folkloric vampires of the Balkans and Eastern Europe had a wide range of appearance ranging from nearly human to bloated rotting corpses, it was interpretation of the vampire by the Christian Church and the success of vampire literature, namely John Polidori's novella The Vampyre that established the archetype of charismatic and sophisticated vampire; it is arguably the most influential vampire work of the early 19th century, inspiring such works as Varney the Vampire and eventually Dracula.
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The vampire is such a dominant figure in the horror genre that literary historian Susan Sellers places the current vampire myth in the "comparative safety of nightmare fantasy". The exact etymology is unclear. An early use of the Old Russian word is in the anti-pagan treatise "Word of Saint Grigoriy", dated variously to the 11th—13th centuries, where pagan worship of upyri is reported.
The notion of vampirism has existed for millennia; cultures such as the Mesopotamians, Hebrews, Ancient Greeks, and Romans had tales of demons and spirits which are considered precursors to modern vampires.
However, despite the occurrence of vampire-like creatures in these ancient civilizations, the folklore for the entity we know today as the vampire originates almost exclusively from earlyth-century southeastern Europe, when verbal traditions of many ethnic groups of the region were recorded and published.
In most cases, vampires are revenants of evil beings, suicide victims, or witches, but they can also be created by a malevolent spirit possessing a corpse or by being bitten by a vampire. Belief in such legends became so pervasive that in some areas it caused mass hysteria and even public executions of people believed to be vampires.
Vampyren, "The Vampire", by Edvard Munch. It is difficult to make a single, definitive description of the folkloric vampire, though there are several elements common to many European legends. Vampires were usually reported as bloated in appearance, and ruddy, purplish, or dark in colour; these characteristics were often attributed to the recent drinking of blood.
Indeed, blood was often seen seeping from the mouth and nose when one was seen in its shroud or coffin and its left eye was often open. In Slavic and Chinese traditions, any corpse that was jumped over by an animal, particularly a dog or a cat, was feared to become one of the undead.
In Russian folklore, vampires were said to have once been witches or people who had rebelled against the Russian Orthodox Church while they were alive. Cultural practices often arose that were intended to prevent a recently deceased loved one from turning into an undead revenant.
Burying a corpse upside-down was widespread, as was placing earthly objects, such as scythes or sickles, near the grave to satisfy any demons entering the body or to appease the dead so that it would not wish to arise from its coffin. This method resembles the Ancient Greek practice of placing an obolus in the corpse's mouth to pay the toll to cross the River Styx in the underworld; it has been argued that instead, the coin was intended to ward off any evil spirits from entering the body, and this may have influenced later vampire folklore.
This tradition persisted in modern Greek folklore about the vrykolakas, in which a wax cross and piece of pottery with the inscription "Jesus Christ conquers" were placed on the corpse to prevent the body from becoming a vampire. Similar Chinese narratives state that if a vampire-like being came across a sack of rice, it would have to count every grain; this is a theme encountered in myths from the Indian subcontinent, as well as in South American tales of witches and other sorts of evil or mischievous spirits or beings.
If the karkanxholl sleeps with his wife, and she is impregnated with a child, the offspring is called dhampir and has the unique ability to discern the karkanxholl; from this derives the expression the dhampir knows the lugat. The lugat cannot be seen, he can only be killed by the dhampir, who himself is usually the son of a lugat. In different regions, animals can be revenants as lugats; also, living people during their sleep.
Dhampiraj is also an Albanian surname. One method of finding a vampire's grave involved leading a virgin boy through a graveyard or church grounds on a virgin stallion—the horse would supposedly baulk at the grave in question. Corpses thought to be vampires were generally described as having a healthier appearance than expected, plump and showing little or no signs of decomposition.
Folkloric vampires could also make their presence felt by engaging in minor poltergeist-like activity, such as hurling stones on roofs or moving household objects, and pressing on people in their sleep. Apotropaics, items able to ward off revenants, are common in vampire folklore.
Garlic is a common example, a branch of wild rose and hawthorn plant are said to harm vampires, and in Europe, sprinkling mustard seeds on the roof of a house was said to keep them away. Vampires are said to be unable to walk on consecrated ground, such as those of churches or temples, or cross running water.
Methods of destruction. Methods of destroying suspected vampires varied, with staking the most commonly cited method, particularly in southern Slavic cultures. The vampire's head, body, or clothes could also be spiked and pinned to the earth to prevent rising. They also placed hawthorn in the corpse's sock or drove a hawthorn stake through the legs.
In a 16th-century burial near Venice, a brick forced into the mouth of a female corpse has been interpreted as a vampire-slaying ritual by the archaeologists who discovered it in In the Balkans, a vampire could also be killed by being shot or drowned, by repeating the funeral service, by sprinkling holy water on the body, or by exorcism.
In Romania, garlic could be placed in the mouth, and as recently as the 19th century, the precaution of shooting a bullet through the coffin was taken.As a practicing Muslim I take djinn conjuring seriously as it is no game to mess with people's trust and lives. However, what I see available on the Internet has a lot of things that many conjurers, myself included, recognize as not being possible. For instance when I conjure a djinn it takes days.
A djinn is an entity you must treat as a living being. So to dishonoring it by binding it to shoes and plastic jewelry is obviously a lie. There is a higher than likely chance it is not what it claims to be.
To help discern genuine from fake, look at things that don't make sense. For instance, it is unlikely a marid, ifrit and ghul would share the same ring. Their energies would clash. If you decide you want to get a real djinn, take into consideration when the djinn will be prepared and what it will be bound to.
It cannot be bound to a regular object in your home. Djinns are bound to specific kind of stones or the metal around the stone, depending on the type of djinn. There are specific symbols engraved on the piece to hold the djinn in its place and prevent it from causing harm. So you cannot get a plain band silver ring and say it is inhabited by a king djinn. One djinn takes a long time to bind. So it is unlikely a king with thousands of followers would allow itself to be bound.
For one, preventing a single djinn from causing harm is hard enough. Trying to deal with a thousand would be impossible. Two, they are nearly impossible to locate. You just don't have a King hanging out waiting to be bound. It just doesn't happen. Look out for sellers who use religion to push djinn products and repeating things that are inaccurate.
In the world of true collectors you need to know fact from assumptions.They are not conjured or used for any reasons. Now magician can use other kind of Jinns too but these are used often due to their dark and malicious nature. Many times magician will do rituals in graveyard to get such Djinns so they can cause harm to others.
Identifying Genuine Djinn Vessel
Ghoul consists mostly of females, but this does not mean there is no male. This Jinn causes the person to do bad and sin. In other words, they can be made your servant but it is very difficult and takes years and years of works. Our prophet Muhammad s. What can a hamzad do if captured and made in to your servant? We have a Qareen from the day we are born, so they know every detail about us. I once knew a healer, he did not have a Jinn, but he had captured his Hamzad.
Naturally they are evil and very powerful. They know every detail about you, what scares you, what makes you sad, your all weakness, etc. So to control such a being is far, far from easy.
There are two methods to capture your hamzad : the dark way and the white way ruhani way. The dark methods consist of doing sinful acts and are a bit easier, because when a person tries to capture his hamzad by black magic, it is for evil deeds.
So the hamazad is more open to this. Because when a person is heavily involved in religion and God, they tend to sin less, thus causing your hamzad to weaken. So it has less control of you. This is hard because it is not easy for mankind to become so pious in a short time. They are extremely pious, never missed a prayer, abstain from sin and illegitimate desires, etc. When doing a conjuration for a hamzad, a single mistake cannot be made; in fact the hamzad will try to scare you to death and if the conjurer gets scared and leaves his protective circle his life is over.
The hamzad was alive and active, whenever he would do his ritual the hamzad would appear as a shadow which they always do, or the exact image of you it would run around the room, make scary noises and so on. So he was forced to leave his home and break his ritual.
In 24 hours he started bleeding from every hole in his body, got ill and passed away in 10 days. I have heard many situations like these. Hamzad is not a game, they know you better than you know yourself and would you try to control something like that? To top it off, their powers are beyond our comprehension. Now in Islam, we do not say such things, it said in the Quran and the Bible, our soul goes to God and our soul does not stick around and haunt places regardless of how one dies.
Once the person they were attached to dies, some choose to act like soul of a deceased person and haunt or torment some place or someone.Are JINN Real? I Bought One Off The DARK WEB To Find Out - PROVING DEMONS
They would be classified in the flying djinn category. They dwell near lakes and small bodies of water. Their conjuration consists of being next to a lake or a small body of natural water, since that is where they dwell. They are beautiful creatures and are females. FAIRY, what can they do for us?
But one must remember, they should never marry or have any sexual relationship with a fairy, because if you do, then you can forget about ever, ever having a human companion.Gous Ahmed is a passionate writer especially in subjects concerning the religion of Islam.
Working as an advisor and writing part-time. Jinns truly exist, which you will find proof of in the Holy Quran. There is a full chapter in the Holy Quran on Jinns. We all have Jinns attached to us all! 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. 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.
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.
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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.
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. 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 conscious 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!
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.In the western world, we have grown up with the concept of demons and devils—the evil beings of the spirit world, according to traditional Christian beliefs.
Other religions around the world have their spirit beings, too, of course. In Islamthe djinn are a race of spirit beings that can be good or evil. Djinn, or jinn, is the origin of the more familiar word "genie" in English. As we learned in the article "Exorcism is Islam," Muslims believe that evil djinn can sometimes possess human beings, as some Christians believe demons can possess people. Verses of the Quran and the Hadiths show unambiguously that the djinns were created of fire without smoke.
What's important to know, quite simply, is that that the djinn were created of fire and therefore have a constitution completely different from ours. The djinn were created before man.
Classifications of Djinn, Types & Categories of Jinn/Djinn
While the djinn were made of fire, man was made of clay and angels created of light. In this way, the djinn are invisible. So if they are invisible, how do we know they exist? Many things exist that our eyes do not see, but their effects are perceptible, such as the air and electrical current.
Some among them live in the dirty places dustbins and others live among man. The djinn live in these dirty places in order to eat the remainders of foods thrown away by people. Also, certain djinn live in cemeteries and ruins. The djinn have the capacity to take many forms and to change appearance. According to the Imam Ibn Taymiya, they can take a human or animal, form such as a cow, a scorpiona snake, a bird The black dog is the devil of the dogs and the djinn often appear in this form.
They can also appear in the form of a black cat. When a djinn takes a human or animal form, it obeys the physical laws of this form; for example, it will be possible to see it or to kill it with a gunshot or to wound it with a knife.
For this reason, djinn remain in these forms for only a short time because they are vulnerable. In fact, they benefit from their invisibility to frighten people.She picked hotels that included breakfast with stay- free wifi, and free computer use (several with printers) wow, wow, wow!!!!. Included dinner in Flam was unbelievable- fresh and delicious. Norway in A Nutshell - gave us a fantastic scenic overview - stay over in Flam - super quaint town Everything was exact as described and listed.
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