4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam

Mythological beings are beings whose existence is told in history and legend and has such a great shape and ability. Where every country, nation and religion has a mythological being that is believed.

As with Islam where in the Quran and hadith, it is told about some figures who are believed to be his existence. In fact, this is directly related to the issue of religion, so it must be believed as a form of faith.

Where there are 5 mythological creatures whose existence is believed by Muslims. Even among them are believed to appear in the last days as a sign that the Apocalypse is near.

So what kind of mythological creature is told in the Qur’an and the hadith? Here’s the full review.

1. Buraq

4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam
4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam

The first mythological creature believed by Muslims was Buraq. Where this buraq is a vehicle used by the Prophet (s) when picking up the command of prayer from Allah SWT.

Buraq weighs a flash of light, whose shape is depicted as an animal. Where the magnitude exceeds the donkey but smaller than the horse.

In addition, buraq is narrated to resemble the legendary creature of a white horse with feathered birds. But in other histories it is explained that the buraq resembles a large white bird.

But it comes from the light. In this case the experts justify that the fastest movement that is able to bring the Prophet (pbuh) to the seventh heaven is light.

2. Dabbat al-Ard

4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam
4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam

Dabbat al-Ard is a beast that will come out before the Day of Resurrection. Where this animal will come out of the bowels of the earth precisely in the city of Makkah near Mount Shafa.

This animal will come out and be able to speak in a fluent and clear language before sunrise from the west.

The animal is described as having a head like a buffalo’s head, its eyes like a pig’s eye and its ears like an elephant’s. then his antlers are like the antlers of a stag, and his neck is like the neck of an ostrich and his chest is like the breast of a lion.

Then the skin color is like the color of a tiger’s skin, then the pelvis is like a cat’s pelvis, while the tail is like a male tail, while its legs are like camel legs. And between a pair of joints as far as 12 straight line sizes.

When he comes out, he will appear with the staff of Moses AS and the ring of Solomon AS. This animal will hit the noses of the infidels with a ring and will make the faces of the believers bright with sticks.

So that he can distinguish which ones are infidels and believers.

3. Ya’juj and Ma’juj

4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam
4 Famous Mythological Creatures in Islam

Ya’juj and Ma’juj are the names of a people who appeared in the last days who had the power to destroy and destroy life on the earth.

The story of this people is not only found in the Qur’an, but also in the teachings of Judaism and the Book of Genesis of Christians.

Regarding its shape, ya’juj and ma’juj are depicted in ambiguous forms. Where some call it human form, some say like a giant in a nation or country.

In addition, Ya’juj and Ma’juj also appear in many myths and folklore in many countries. Where ya’juj and Ma’juj are two very large nations.

But they are still descendants of Adam as explained in the hadith of Bukhari and Muslim

Although they are of the human kind of adam’s descendants, but they have a distinctive nature that is different from ordinary humans.

And when they came down from the mountain, it seemed as if it was a flood.

They are not articulate and not fluent with small eyes ( narrow), with small noses and wide faces and red skin color as if their face was like a shield.

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4. Dajjal


The last figure is dajjal. Where this figure is described as having a defect in his left eye, he has curly and bushy hair. In addition, other opinions say that his right eye is blind.

He is short-legged, crooked-legged with curly hair. Dajjal is believed to be a very evil pagan snooche. For he brought the greatest slander and there is no greatest test other than that.

The emergence of dajjal is believed to be a sign that the great apocalypse is coming soon. The Prophet (pbuh) explained that dajjal will appear in the east of persia called Khurasan.

Before the dajjal comes out, mankind will be tested first with drought and hunger, other than that the rain will not fall and the destruction of trees for three years in a row and livestock will die.

This figure will enter all the land with corruption except in Makkah and Medina, because these two cities will be guarded by angels.

At the beginning of his appearance he claimed to be a Muslim, then he claimed to be a prophet and finally he claimed to be God. But dajjal will one day be killed ol

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