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Antiguos asirios relieve en piedra de un genio.Known as "genies" in English, Djinn (singular form Djinni) have deep roots in Arab culture. The Djinn first sprang from stories told by Indian, Persian, and Arabian storytellers and gained international fame when they appeared throughout the tales Scheherezade told in "The Thousand and One Nights". It is said that the Djinn are created from fire and can take on any form they choose-animal or human-and can be of any size (they have a human-like form and can take the shape of animals but only temporary unless it is their tribes animal protector. Most of them are hostile, although some can be friendly. It is possible for magicians or wise men and women to gain power over a Djinn and use it to perform amazing and magical tasks. Be wary, for even a friendly Djinn is unpredictable and certainly anyone whobreaksan agreement with a Djinn will strongly regret it. Often Djinn take naughty pleasure in punishing people for wronging them, even unintentionally.

There are five different types of Djinn. The least powerful is the Jann, next come the Djinn and then the Sheytans, or devils. The Afrits, sometimes called Efreets are very powerful but the Marids are the most powerful and dangerous of all. Djinn are generally believed responsible for illness and mishaps. Magicians have trapped Djinn in various ways. One way was imprisoning them in an oldbrass lamp. When someone rubs the lamp three times the Djinni inside will appear, grant three wishes, and obey the one who set itfree. Traditionally, it is said that the great and wise King Solomon shut misbehaving Djinn in lead-stoppered bottles and threw them into the sea.

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Anonymous I have a djinn. (page: 1 2 3) 55 Oct 24 2013, 2:03 AM EDT by GrimtheGoblin
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I summoned an Ifrit.
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Anonymous Sacred Gem? 1 Oct 21 2013, 9:35 PM EDT by Anonymous
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What about the Ruby of Sacred Wishes? It is fortold that such a gem holds one powerful evil djinn and it takes your soul after the third wish. What do you think?
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Anonymous djinn vulnerabilities? 14 Oct 12 2013, 11:15 AM EDT by Anonymous
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I might have a djinn problem and I was wondering if there are any weaknesses they have, or anything I could use to fight one? I read something about ta'wiz being used for protection, and that salt can be used to ward them off, but I was kind of hoping for something more direct. I don't want to protect myself only to have it go after someone else.
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