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Questions tagged [malaikah]

(al-) Malaikah الملائكة is the Arabic word for angels

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Why it is prohibited for Muslims to enter a building with images and statues?

While going through the below question: Can social functions be booked in a Church? I stumbled upon this Hadith: Ibn ‘Aa’idh narrated in Futooh al-Shaam that when ‘Umar came to Syria, the ...
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Where in the Quran does it says Angel Mikail is responsible for bringing rain and thunder?

Well now everyone knows that Earth isn't the only planet with atmosphere and weather. There could be millions of non habitable planets with strange atmospheric conditions. In such a case claiming that ...
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Is it permissible to get real signs from Allah, angels or jinns that islam is the true religion? [closed]

I'm wondering a long time as I purposely avoid as much contact as possible from non-muslims about the signs I need to have to be a real believer and a convincer to non-muslims to convert to islam ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

In verse (34:41) the Angels answer Allah's question whether those who strive against Allah's verses (mentioned in 34:38) were following/believing them by saying: They will say, "Exalted are You! ...
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How to interpret that Allah and the angels send prayers and blessing to the believers?

Allah tells us that HE and HIS angels send prayers and blessings the believers saying: It is He who confers blessing upon you, and His angels [ask Him to do so] that He may bring you out from ...
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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Allah ordered us to send prayers and blessings to our prophet () saying: Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [ Allah to ...
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Did anyone other than Muhammad (sallahu alahi wa sallam) see Jibreel (alaihi salam)?

I know from the sirah of Rasullah that at the beginning of revelation when Jibreel came to Earth and called Rasullah after he (Rasullah) saw him and got frightened, he ran into his house and asked ...
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Are angels faster than light particles (E = MC2 is non-Islamic)?

By far, Einstein's best-known equation is "E=mc2 - energy equals mass times the velocity of light squared." According to this equation, any given amount of mass is equivalent to a certain amount of ...
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Are meteors really missiles thrown at jinns by angels?

In Surah Mulk, verse 5, Allah says: وَلَقَدْ زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِمَصَابِيحَ وَجَعَلْنَاهَا رُجُومًا لِلشَّيَاطِينِ ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لَهُمْ عَذَابَ السَّعِيرِ And We have ...
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What are the consequences of angels not entering one's house due to pictures?

Regarding this hadith: Narrated `Aisha: I purchased a cushion with pictures on it. The Prophet (came and) stood at the door but did not enter. I said (to him), "I repent to Allah for what (the ...
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Hadith that describes the conversation between Allah and the angels that namaz expiates sins

Is there any hadeeth that states that allah commands the angels to set the sins of the person offering namaz aside, and then remove it permanently?
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Don't Gabriel and Michael fall under the category of angels?

In Surah Al-Baqarah verse 98, Allah says: Whoever is an enemy to Allah and His angels and His messengers and Gabriel and Michael - then indeed, Allah is an enemy to the disbelievers. Doesn't ...
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Is it possible for an angel in the present time to manifest itself in human form to us?

Is it possible for an angel in the present time to manifest itself in human form to us? In Qur'an 19:17, it says: Then We sent to her Our Angel, and he represented himself to her as a well-...
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Does Islam ever specify the speed in which angels can travel?

I tried looking for an answer to this question in this website and the closet one I found was this: Are angels visible at the speed of light? it really didn't answer my question. The reason I'm asking ...
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Verse (11:70) did Ibrahim recognize his visitors as Angels or not?

In surat Hud when discussing the punishment of the people of Lut () the quran tell us that some Angels visited Ibrahim () to tell him about this, but they are described as visitors. And Ibrahim () ...
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Is it true that the recording angels on our shoulders say “Ameen” to the negative things we say/questions we ask?

Asalam alaikum! I just had an argument with someone about this, who told me I shouldn't even ask negative questions. (I asked something along the lines of, "What if the car breaks down?" And he ...
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What being is Gabriel?

Say (O Muhammad, to mankind): Who is an enemy to Gabriel! For he it is who hath revealed (this Scripture) to thy heart by Allah's leave, confirming that which was (revealed) before it, and a ...
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What are angels created from?

I'm quite curious about the Angels. We human being are made up of clay. The Shaytan (espiritual) is made up of fire. and what the Angels are made up? That's the question, JazakAllahkhair!
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Did two or three angels visit Prophet Lut and Ibrahim?

I noticed that "2 angels" and "3 angels" were mentioned in different sites. Specifically, Islami City writes: Upon Lut’s prayer, Allah sent two angels in the form of men. These angels visited ...
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Why do Muslims believe angels don't have freewill? [duplicate]

In this answer to the question "Are angels free-willed, perfectly ethical beings?" the conclusion is: the angles are not independent in will and power. They always do what Allah orders them. Does ...
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Why is Music considered forbidden in Islam when it is not in the previous revelations given to the Jews and Christians?

All of the holy books that came before the Qur'an are clear that the malaikah (angels) sing, the most beautiful music such as cannot even be imagined by the human ear. These verses have been confirmed ...
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Do hens crowing indicate seeing an angel?

In my house there are many chickens, and we used to hear the chicken crow many times in a day. Does this means that our chickens have seen angels that many times a day? A relevant hadith is: Abu ...
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Is thunder an angel?

Regarding this ayat of the Noble Qur'an: 13:13: And the thunder declares His glory with His praise, and the angels too for awe of Him; and He sends the thunderbolts and smites with them whom He ...
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Where does it say that the angels sent to Prophet Lut appeared like handsome young boys?

I've seen this claim repeatedly, so it's probably correct: Then two angels in the disguise of handsome young boys came to Lot, who became distressed knowing the character of the people, and feeling ...
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Why did Muhammad (s.a.w.) wear a cloak in surah 74 (al-Muddaththir)? Out of fear of his first encounter with the Angel Jibreel?

In surah 74, we read that the Prophet Mohammad (s.a.w.) asked his wife Khadija to cover him in a cloak repeatedly after he heard the words of the Angel Jibreel telling him to "Recite!" Did he ask to ...
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Will angels still enter my house if pictures of family and inanimate objects such as trees, pots, surahs, etc are hung up? [duplicate]

Recently I have learned about the rulings of pictures, but I am still a bit confused as to what pictures are allowed in the house. I fear that angels will not enter the house I currently live in, and ...
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Is it true that the angel of death will get itself?

After some research, I've found that all the angels will die before the day of judgement, and will rise on ressurection ( answer of owari ). I've also heard that the angel of death will get itself, ...
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Do angels enter our houses during the time of the Maghrib prayer?

I don't know if it's true but I've heard Muslims say that the time of the Maghrib prayer is a very blessed time and during this time, angels will enter your home and make dua for you. Is this from ...
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Did our Prophet Muhammad SAW speak to Allah directly?

Salam, I know that messages from Allah were sent through the angels (perhaps specifically through Angel Gabreal) to our beautiful prophet Muhammad SAW. But, did SAW speak to Allah directly and Allah ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...
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Did angels visit all Prophets and Messengers?

Did Allah use angels as a medium of communication for all the Prophets and Messengers? I have read that Allah spoke to Musa (AS). Was he also sent an angel (malak) later?
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Is art (of faces, eyes, etc.) halal in Islam? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim, and I specifically like to draw as a hobby now and then. Recently, I read several comments and things here and there on the Internet saying that drawing faces or things with souls (like ...
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What is the meaning of gigantic angels in Nahjul-Balagha?

Nahjul-Balagha sermon 1 mentions angels "whose steps are fixed on earth but their necks are protruding into the skies". What is the meaning of that clause? Is Imam Ali talking about literally gigantic ...
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If it really is makruh to name a child after an angel, then why do so many Muslims have the names Maalik and Raqib?

Some scholars regard using the names of angels (peace be upon them) as makrooh. (Source: https://islamqa.info/en/1692) Is there any hadith or verse of Quran that supports this? I don't want to jump ...
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How did Angels know that mankind would spill blood prior to their creation?

Qur'an 2:30 is as follows: And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels, "Indeed, I will make upon the earth a successive authority." They said, "Will You place upon it one who ...
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Will Angels still not enter a home if there are pictures of animate objects in cupboards, drawers or boxes?

Will Angels still not enter a home if there are pictures of animate objects in cupboards, drawers or boxes?
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Are angels visible at the speed of light?

I was wondering if the angels are made of light, could we see them if we traveled at the speed of light?
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Will Azrael himself get the souls of animals? (To die)

As probably many of you know, Azrael (عزرائیل) has been appointed as the responsible angel who gets the souls of humans at the time of their life (when dying). But I was wondering if he (Azrael) is ...
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Are angels men or women?

It is famous that angels are the creatures who are always praying (of Allah) ... praising ... But I have a question about them. Factually I was wondering if angels (Malaekah) are male or female? ...
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Are Jinns Another Name For An Angel

Are Jinns another name for an angel, in Arabic, also are Jinns servants to Allah like angels are servants to Allah
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Why were the Angels told to prostrate to Adam (AS)?

We are only allowed to prostrate to Allah (swt) otherwise we are committing shirk. Then why were the Angels told to make sajda / go down to sujood for Adam (AS)? Also Yousuf (AS) saw a dream that ...
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True meaning of this ayat Qur'an 2:34?

Quran: 2:34 Sahih International And [mention] when We said to the angels, "Prostrate before Adam"; so they prostrated, except for Iblees. He refused and was arrogant and became of the ...
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Are the angels infallible or fallible?

According to fakhr Razi, in his interpretation of a verse of Surat at-Tahrim: Angels obligated to responsibilities in afterworld just as humans are responsible in the world. The disobedience of ...
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Is the Holy Quran for the humans only or for the Jinns and Angels too?

There is mentioned in the Holy Qur'an (72: 1-2) Say, [O Muhammad], "It has been revealed to me that a group of the jinn listened and said, 'Indeed, we have heard an amazing Qur'an. It guides to the ...
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What is the Difference Between Prophets and Angels?

I know that the obvious differences are that prophets are made of clay and angels are made of Nur (light) and that angels have no free will while prophets do and prophets can die by the hand of humans ...
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Eating onions can harm Angels?

One of my friend said a person must not enter mosque after eating onions. Because it can harm Angels. Is this true or can this be a cultural belief ? There are many hadiths about eating Garlic and ...
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Is Shaytan an Angel or Jinn?

I have heard that Shaytan is an Angel but then Angels do not have free will so this means he has to obey Allah, but he did have free will because he did not prostrate to Adam (عليه السلام) when Allah ...
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Did Harut and Marut taught magic?

I have heard that Harut and Marut did not actually taught magic, but they came with another knowledge that was to be used to counter magic. Is this true? If it is, then what knowledge did they bring? ...
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Are human being the best of creations?

Are human being the best creation of God or are Jinns and Angels better than humans? Can there be any other more intelligent being than humans in universe? According to your reference of Quran (17:...
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What happens exactly to a person when he is dying?

According to Islam, what happens exactly to a person when his time ends on earth? I want to focus on the moment of death itself not what happens afterwards. As far as I know the angel of death comes ...