Written by Pat Redmond

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Do Souls of the Dead Return Back to this World? part III

Written by Dr zakir naik

The Supernatural is thus notrepparttar World of Spirits and Lost Souls, butrepparttar 116314 World of Jinn SPIRIT POSSESSION Another widespread fallacy isrepparttar 116315 concept of spirit-possession, during which a supposed spirit (of a dead person) occupiesrepparttar 116316 human body andrepparttar 116317 individual experiences fits and epilepsy. The Shaytaan has used this false belief so strongly to corrupt people's Aqeedah that some of those who believe in spirit possession even commit acts of Shirk, like performing un-Islamic rituals and offerings atrepparttar 116318 tombs, hanging amulets containing words of disbelief, etc. to protect themselves from possession and to seek treatment. It should be made known that most of these cases are due to psychological illness, mistakenly understood to be spirit-possession. The reason behindrepparttar 116319 prevalence of this misconception, to some extent, isrepparttar 116320 practice of some exorcists, who have made exorcism a way of obtaining money fromrepparttar 116321 common masses. They convince people into believing that they have been possessed by spirits and earn money inrepparttar 116322 name of treatment. However, real cases of possession are very few and they are due torepparttar 116323 Jinn, who occupyrepparttar 116324 human body and not spirits. And Al-hamdulillah, Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) have rightly guided us in this regard; anybody possessed byrepparttar 116325 Jinn can be cured byrepparttar 116326 prescribed treatment mentioned inrepparttar 116327 Sunnah of Allah's Messenger (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam), Insha'Allah. The Reality : In light of what has preceded (aboutrepparttar 116328 soul and its journey after death inrepparttar 116329 previous article), it can be undoubtedly said that spirits ofrepparttar 116330 dead do not return back torepparttar 116331 world after death. Thus, it is not possible thatrepparttar 116332 spirits can possessrepparttar 116333 human body. The only possible source, which could be involved in possessing human body, isrepparttar 116334 Jinn. Shaikh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) states in Majmoo al-Fatawa, "The existence ofrepparttar 116335 Jinn is an established fact, according torepparttar 116336 Book,repparttar 116337 Sunnah andrepparttar 116338 agreement ofrepparttar 116339 early scholars. Likewise,repparttar 116340 penetration of a Jinni into a human body is also an established fact, according torepparttar 116341 consensus of leading Sunni scholars. It is also a fact witnessed and experienced by anyone who reflects on it. The Jinni entersrepparttar 116342 one seized by fits and causes him to speak incomprehensible words, unknown to himself; ifrepparttar 116343 one seized by fits is struck a blow sufficient to kill a camel, he does not feel it."

Evidence for Jinn Possession

Allah says: "Those who eat Riba (interest) will not stand (onrepparttar 116344 Day of Judgment) except likerepparttar 116345 standing of a person beaten byrepparttar 116346 Shaytaan leading him to insanity ('mass')." [Soorah al-Baqarah (2): 275] In this verse, Allah comparesrepparttar 116347 state of those who eat Riba, onrepparttar 116348 Day of Judgment, withrepparttar 116349 one beaten byrepparttar 116350 Shaytan leading him to insanity. The word used in this verse for insanity is 'mass', which also means devil possession. Since Allah has maderepparttar 116351 Qur'aan,repparttar 116352 most truthful book, it can never contain a false comparison. Therefore, this verse provesrepparttar 116353 truthfulness of Jinn-possession. Al-Qurtubee writes in his Tafseer of this verse: "This verse contains proof against those who denyrepparttar 116354 possession by way of Jinn, claiming that it is a result of natural causes, as well as those who claim that Shaytaan does not enter humans nor does he touch them." Clear Evidence of Jinn possession fromrepparttar 116355 Sunnah are in a number of authentic tradition, one of which is related by, Ya'la Ibn Murah (radhiallahu anhu), who says: "I saw Allah's Messenger (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) do three things which no one before or after me saw. I went with him on a trip. Onrepparttar 116356 way, we passed by a woman sitting atrepparttar 116357 roadside with a young boy. She called out, 'O Messenger of Allah, this boy is afflicted with a trial, and from him we have also been afflicted with a trial. I don't know how many times per day he is seized by fits.' He (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) said: 'Give him to me.' So she lifted him up torepparttar 116358 Prophet. He (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) then placedrepparttar 116359 boy between himself andrepparttar 116360 middle ofrepparttar 116361 saddle, openedrepparttar 116362 boy's mouth and blew in it three times, saying, 'Inrepparttar 116363 name of Allah, I amrepparttar 116364 slave of Allah, get out, enemy of Allah!' Then he gaverepparttar 116365 boy back to her and said: 'Meet us on our return at this same place and inform us how he has fared.' We then went. On our return, we found her inrepparttar 116366 same place with three sheep. When he said to her, 'How has your son fared?' She replied: 'Byrepparttar 116367 One who sent you withrepparttar 116368 truth, we have not detected anything (unusual) in his behavior up to this time…" [Musnad Ahmad (vol: 4, p. 170), and al-Haakim, who declared it Saheeh]

This authentic narration describes how Allah's Messenger (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) commandedrepparttar 116369 Jinn possessingrepparttar 116370 boy, to leave. Also,repparttar 116371 Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) is reported to have said: "Verily, Shaytaan flows inrepparttar 116372 blood-streams of Adam's descendants." [Saheeh Muslim (vol: 3, no: 5404)]

Causes of Possession There could be three main reasons for possession, as suggested by Shaikh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah):

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