Jinn: the truth behind the “genie of the lamp” fairy tale

The jinn [pronounced ʤin:] – (written in Arabic: جِنّ), is a creature mentioned in the Koran, often translated as “genius”, and indicates, in the pre-Islamic and Muslim religions, a supernatural entity, intermediate between the world angelic and humanity, often having a malignant character; even if in some cases it can show itself in a completely benevolent and protectiveContinua a leggere “Jinn: the truth behind the “genie of the lamp” fairy tale”

Jinn: la verità dietro la fiaba del “genio della lampada”

Il jinn [prunciato ʤin:] – (scritto in arabo: جِنّ‎), è una creatura citata nel Corano, spesso tradotto come “genio”, ed indica, nella religione preislamica e in quella musulmana, un’entità soprannaturale, intermedia fra mondo angelico ed umanità, avente spesso carattere maligno; anche se in certi casi può mostrarsi in maniera del tutto benevola e protettiva. AlcuniContinua a leggere “Jinn: la verità dietro la fiaba del “genio della lampada””

The kingdom of angels: who are they, how many are they, how are they?

In many religious traditions, an angel is a spiritual being who assists and serves God (or the gods) or is at the service of man along the path of his spiritual progress and his earthly existence.All the major monotheistic religions, for centuries, believe in the existence of a large hierarchy of angels rebels against theContinua a leggere “The kingdom of angels: who are they, how many are they, how are they?”