Is epilepsy caused by the jinn?
Since epilepsy is caused by jinn, how do we explain the black woman who came to the Prophet (saaws) asking for him to invoke Allah for her cure of her illness of epilepsy and coming uncovered, but there was no mention of jinn possession? Or is there a mistake in translation and it wasn't really epilepsy?
Praise be to Allaah.
Epilepsy in most cases is caused by the jinn, and in some
Shaykh ‘Abd al-Kareem al-Khudayr
The hadeeth about the black woman is narrated in Saheeh
Fath al-Baari, hadeeth no. 5652.