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Noun1.shaytan - (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
djinn, djinni, djinny, genie, jinnee, jinni - (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
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This book is useful in this direction - that whereas 84 per cent of the world's population are believers, 16 per cent are what I once referred to as disbelieving believers; 16 per cent of the world's population attend the cathedral of the faithless, in which Shaytan is the priest, greed is the time keeper, excessive pursuit of material wealth, their daily devotion.
Qur'an, 2:197) Remember, Shaytan is at his best to cause mischief
18) In Muslim culture, the name Melek is associated with the name Shaytan, which is also the name used for Satan in the Quran.
The theme portrayed is the actions of these main characters - Adam, Haw'a (Eve), Ibrahim (Prophet Abraham), Hajar, Isma'il, and Shaytan (Satan).
In 1954, Sharif began his acting career in his native Egypt with a role in Shaytan Al-Sahra ("Devil of the Desert").
He referred to an incident when Zehaf Bibeau told him that Shaytan (the Arabic word for the devil) was after him.
But as always, the wiles of Shaytan (Satan) are destined to backfire.
It is recommended to seek refuge from Shaytan and start with the name of Allah, to praise him and to send prayers upon the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.
Attempts to distinguish between shaytan and Iblis, by arguing that they play different roles or refer to different aspects of misguidance, are largely unconvincing.
2004, <<Satan Academy [akademiyat Al Shaytan wAl Superstar]>>, 19 mars, consulte sur Internet (http://www.
For example `Shaytan 2' means the item Shaytan occurred twice.
However, despite thinking Libya was the best country in the world, I knew there was one problem about it: Al Qathafi - the evil Shaytan (devil) that lived there.