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Allah created them and they are fully occupied in worshipping Him and are completely obedient to Him. As Allah says:

"..those who are near Him (i.e. the angels) are not too proud to worship Him, nor are they weary (of His worship). They (i.e. the angels) glorify His Praises night and day, (and) they never slacken (to do so)."Suratul Anbiya 21:19-20

We believe in the Allah’s Angels and also that :

We believe in the Allah’s Angels and also that :

"They are but honoured slaves. They speak not until He has spoken, and they act on His Command."Suratul Anbiya 21:26-27

Allah created them and they are fully occupied in worshipping Him and are completely obedient to Him. As Allah says:

"..those who are near Him (i.e. the angels) are not too proud to worship Him, nor are they weary (of His worship). They (i.e. the angels) glorify His Praises night and day, (and) they never slacken (to do so)."Suratul Anbiya 21:19-20

Allah has kept them away from our vision, that’s why we cannot see them. But in some instances Allah has enabled some of His servants to see them. Like our Prophet (saw) saw the Angel Jibreel (as) in his real form, he had six hundred wings and he spanned the whole horizon. Similarly Jibreel (as) appeared in front of Mary in a human form and they spoke to each other.

Likewise, one day in the gathering of the sahaaba , Jibreel (as) came in the form of unfamiliar person in front of the Prophet(saw), there were no signs of travel on him, the clothes were exceptionally white and the hair extremely black. He sat keeping his knees opposite the knees of the Prophet (saw), and he kept his hands on his thighs and started speaking to him (saw). (After he departed), the prophet(saw) said that he was Jibreel (as).

Some angels are entrusted with duties
We believe that there are some angels who are entrusted with some specific duties. And among them is the Jibreel (as) to whom the task of revelation was assigned, with which he descended and which he gave to the Prophet or the Messenger of Allah whom Allah willed to receive. And among them is Mikaa’eel, who is entrusted with the task of rainfall and growth of crops. And there is Israafeel, who will blow the horn on the day of judgment when the people will fall unconscious and again when they will be brought back to life.

And among them is malak-al-maut (angel of death), who when death approaches is appointed to take possession of the soul. And there is malak-al-jabaal who is entrusted with the affairs of the mountains, and there is an angel named Maalik, who is the incharge of the Hell.

Similarly, there are some angels who protect and safeguard the unborn babies in the wombs of mothers and some are assigned to protect some men and some (angels) write their (mens') books of deeds, and for this each person is assigned two angels. As Allah says:

"(Remember!) that the two receivers (recording angels) receive (each human being ), one sitting on the right and one on the left (to note his or her actions) . Not a word does he (or she) utter, but there is a watcher by him ready (to record it)."Surah Qaf 50:17-18

And there are some angels (whom we call Munkar and Nakeer) who question the dead. When someone is taken to the grave after his death there come two angels who question him about his Lord, his Deen and his Prophet. Allah says in Holy Qur’an :

"Allah will keep firm those who believe, with the word that stands firm in this world (i.e. they will keep on worshipping Allah Alone and none else), and in the Hereafter. And Allah will cause to go astray those who are Zaalimoon (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc.), and Allah does what He wills. Surah Ibrahim 14:27

And there are some angels who are assigned the task to take care of people of Jannah, as Allah says:

"And angels shall enter unto them from every gate (saying): "Salaamun 'Alaikum (peace be upon you) for that you persevered in patience! Excellent indeed is the final home!" Surah Ra'd 13:23-24

Al-Baitul Ma’moor
The prophet (saw) said:

"In the heavens there is bait (house) al-Ma’moor in which enter seventy thousand angels every day." In one narration, they pray in it. "Those who enter it once will never enter it again."

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