Qarinah legends could date as far back as the Babylonians

The qarinah is a spiritual or demon-like being found mainly within Islamic communities in the Middle East and North Africa. It is associated chiefly with Arabic and Islamic culture, but its roots trace back to ancient Egypt and Jewish sources. In fact, the qarianh may go all the way back to the Sumerian and Babylonian … Read more


Marid as old man sitting by the sea

Marid, often spelled as mārid and occasionally referred to as Blue Jinn, is a type of jinn prevalent within Arabic and Islamic literature and teachings. Like all jinn, the marid is a type of creature that lives in an unseen world on the earth and is classed as a species between an angel and a … Read more


A jinn dressed in arabic clothing with fire wheeling round his hand

A jinn is a type of mythical being prevalent within Islamic teachings and Arabian folklore. It is a feature throughout the Middle East and in other Muslim communities around the world. The jinn are powerful beings with superhuman strengths combined with the ability to perform magic and shapeshift into other creatures and objects. The name … Read more