Speaks to the jinn

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Q: Someone I know contacts the jinn, is this shirk? Also, he says that Awliya from the graves talk to him and he also helps people with taweez and help from the jinn for good things, what does Islam say about this person? Can I keep him as a friend?


A: No. You do not have to believe him when he makes these types of claims.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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