Harut and Marut
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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dear bros assalaamu`alaikum may this mail reach ypu in the best of health and emaan.is harut marut angels or syaitan.pls answer with reference.some say they are syaitan.
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Harut and Marut
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah
Baqarah verse 102: They followed what the ‘Shayateen’ gave out (falsely) against the power of Solomon;
the blasphemers were not Solomon but the ‘shayateen’
teaching men magic and such things as came down at
The Holy Quran specifically mentions Harut
and Marut as Angels, who came in the guise of men as
a test from Allah Subhanah to the people of
There is absolutely no doubt from the Aayah of the Holy Quran that Harut and Marut were two Angels of Allah Subhanah.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,