In the Arab tales can often meet mythical creatures, disembodied spirits, which are created from the flame. According to the ideas of Muslims, these beings were created by Allah.
Jinnah - spirits of fire constantly at odds with each other. In order to stop the war, the Creator sent them Iblis - scientist genie.
This is analogous to the Christian Lucifer.
Jinnah have freedom of choice.
Some of them serve their Creator, and someone worships Iblis.
What are Jinn
shaitan - This is the spirit that moved to the side of evil.
Ifrit - Is the soul of man who died a violentdeath. Every drop of blood of the victim becomes Ifrit. These entities roam the earth and looking for his killer. Ifrit has a translucent body, his eyes bloodshot.
Maridi - A sexless disembodied spirit who protects the element of Water. Maridi can manage time. These spirits rarely come into contact with people.
Gul It has a disgusting appearance. From it comes an awful smell. These beings live in cemeteries, in the desert and abandoned wells. Guli dig graves and eat the corpses. They can attack the lone wanderers and travelers.
Where are the Jinns
Jinnah appeared much earlier than humans and live in our world. An ordinary person can not see them because the fire spirits are not perceived by any of the major 5 human senses.
Jinn often becomes a slave to anysubject, such as a lamp or a ring. The man who will become the owner of a magic item, will host the Genie. Spirit will be obliged to fulfill all his desires.
The Arabs believe that the spirits of fire appear at nightfall in the streets. People try not to sit on the steps after sunset, and climbing stairs, recite the name of God.
The dangerous fire demons
Shaitan and spirits who are in the service of Iblis, trying to embarrass and confuse humans. They can bring damage to it and make do bad deeds.
Shaitan and Efreet can kidnap the girl before the wedding, and to draw upon a variety of human misery and disease.
Sometimes demons can possess a human body. Get rid of them you can with the help of special verses from the Koran, which are able to drive out the evil spirit.
Shaitan overhear people's minds, and may even assist in the performance of cherished desires, but make it so that a person of this only gets worse.