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By the way… the devils are chained up

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Source: thejakartapost.com

The fasting month of Ramadhan has come. Prophet Muhammad said that “When Ramadhan comes, the gates of Paradise are opened, the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained up.”

It is widely accepted that, the words “the devils are chained up” do not literally mean that the devils are actually locked up and chained. The words are interpreted that during the month, the devils are not able to tempt Muslims, who are fasting, controlling their desires and themselves from committing any sins.

The big question is, can we “chain the devils up?” The people who can provide the answer to this question is ourselves.

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Posted by on July 14, 2013. Filed under Asia,Indonesia,Islam. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

One Response to By the way… the devils are chained up

  1. Rafiq A. Tschannen

    July 14, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    The devils may be chained up for those who fast properly. They are still busy for the rest of the population…