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How will we see the angel of death?

Q:

Salam alikoum sheikh

I had this question that when the time of the death of a human arrives will he see malakul maut in a physical sense for example how we see another human being or in a spiritual sense thank you very much.

A:

Wa Alaikum al-salam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh

Thanks for your question

Different things happens to our body and soul at the moment of death.  One of these events is seeing the angel of death and also Imams and Masumeen (as). These last moments aren’t physical and related to this world, because if it was in physical sense,others (that are next to this person) could see them too. So we can say that in the last moments of life our soul’s sense broaden (through losing the connection with material body) and can see and understand various things (like going through life, time and space etc.) which one of them is the angel of death.

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Sheikh Mahdi Mosayyebi