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  • Angels are inhabitants of heavens Date: 1-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. {And (warn of) the Day the Horn will be blown, and whoever is in the heavens and whoever is on the earth will be terrified except whom Allaah wills. And all will come to Him humbled.} [Quran 27:87] What does the word Manin the heavens mean here; angels? Or other beings? .. More

  • Jibreel put mud in Pharaoh's mouth at command of Allah Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have heard that when Pharaoh was about to die, the angel Gabriel put dirt in his (Pharaoh's) mouth so that he would not be able to pronounce the words that would allow him to die as a believer. Is this true? I ask because I am confused, if the angel Gabriel can do such, then does this not mean that Gabriel has free will? I thought.. More

  • Hadeeth stating that thunder is angel Date: 29-12-2016

    Some Jews came to the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,and said, “Tell us what thunder is? Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,replied, 'It is an angel from Allaah’s angels that is set over clouds and in whose hands is a Mikhraaq by which he drives clouds away, directing them where Allaah commands him.'” Is this hadith.. More

  • The number of angels assigned to each person Date: 22-1-2016

    Is it true that every person who is born has five angels with him: two angels sit on your shoulders to record your deeds, one is in front and the other is behind you, and then there is a fifth angel that whispers you to do good things while we have a shaytan that tells us to do bad things? .. More

  • It is impermissible to say that angels were created from the light of Allaah Date: 10-2-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I was listening to a lecture about belief in the angels, and the speaker said that some sects believe that the angels were created from the Light of Allah. He said that as Muslims we should not claim to know what kind of light the angels were created from. But I was expecting him to say that this belief was impossible, not just that.. More

  • Angels come to people in succession by night and day Date: 9-1-2014

    Are angels fallible or infallible? Will they be punished if they make a mistake? Do the angels to the right and left remain with everyone permanently during his lifetime or do they change every specific time? What is the best book in which I can find further information about angels? May Allaah Reward you... More

  • How the recording angels know about a person's intentions Date: 25-9-2013

    According to quran, the angels record the deeds if they are utterred in mouth or done by limbs. Are the good deeds (like dhikhr done within one's mind) and bad deeds (like having ill-intentions, bad thoughts etc.) done within mind are recorded by angels. Will only Allah knows these deeds and not even angels know about them? .. More

  • Seeing angels and one's aura through concentration Date: 22-5-2013

    I have recently come across few un-Islamic books which claims that we can see our guardian angel and also can see our aura (ie. many color surrounding us) with some concentration practises. What does Islam say about all these things? .. More

  • Calling Jibreel (Gabriel) Archangel Date: 1-11-2012

    Salam alaikum, I wanted to ask if it's allowed/recommended/good to use the Christian/non-islamic term "archangel"? Many websites use that word "archangel Gabriel ...." (alayhi salam), but as far as I know, Rasul Allah, sal Allahu alayhi wa salam, never used this term, even though he knew that some angels, like for instance Jibril, alayhi salam,.. More

  • Angels read Quran and enacting Fate in the universe Date: 8-3-2012

    Are there angels who read the Quran or is the Quran for people on earth only? Why are the layers of the atmosphere: one cold and one hot? Why are not all of them either cold or hot?.. More

  • Angel of death seizes many souls simultaneously Date: 7-3-2012

    I know that during the eve of the fifteenth of Sha‘baan, Allaah The Almighty names for the Angel of Death the souls he is required to take during the following year. How can the Angel of Death seize so many souls at the same moment? Does he have assistants? .. More

  • Angels do not eat, drink or sleep Date: 15-2-2012

    Do angels sleep?.. More

  • The difference between angels, Jinns and devils Date: 9-2-2012

    What is the difference between angels, Jinns and devils? Do Jinns exist on earth with us? How are Jinns divided into good and disbelieving ones? How can the disbelieving Jinns be avoided? In what way do good Jinns influence humans?.. More

  • The wisdom behind making angels invisible to humans Date: 25-9-2011

    Why are angels NOT visible to human,.. More

  • Description of the two angels responsible for questioning in the grave Date: 20-7-2011

    What do the two angels of the grave, Munkar and Nakeer, look like? Someone asked me this question, so I would like to know the answer... More

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