Asma ul Husna (Names of Allah)

السلام As-Salam – The Source of peace

This name is mentioned only once in the Qur’an: هُوَ اللَّهُ الَّذِي لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ الْمَلِكُ الْقُدُّوسُ السَّلَامُ الْمُؤْمِنُ الْمُهَيْمِنُ الْعَزِيزُ الْجَبَّارُ الْمُتَكَبِّرُ ۚ سُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ - 59:23 He is Allah, other than whom there is no deity, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Perfection, the Bestower of Faith, the Overseer, the Exalted… Continue reading السلام As-Salam – The Source of peace

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Asma ul Husna (Names of Allah)

Al Quddus – The Most Pure, the Most Perfect

القدّوس (The Most Holy, the Most Pure, the Most Perfect) Al Quddoos is on the structure of فعول, a form of mubalagah/intensification. 1.First meaning of (ق د س), is taharah (purity, cleanliness). The verb قدس is from the same root and it is used for the movement of a bucket. Why is it called قدس? Because… Continue reading Al Quddus – The Most Pure, the Most Perfect

Asma ul Husna (Names of Allah)

Al Malik – The Absolute Ruler

  الملك (The Absolute Ruler) From the root  ملك which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to possess, to own exclusively to exercise authority to command to have power over, command, reign to have dominion over, to have ruling power to have kingship The One who is the owner and ruler of this world. The… Continue reading Al Malik – The Absolute Ruler

Asma ul Husna (Names of Allah)

Ar Rahman, Ar Raheem – The Entirely Merciful, The Especially Merciful

الرحمن الرحيم (The Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful) These two names are from the root word رحم Other names from the same root word are ارحم الراحمين، خير الراحمين، ذو الرحمة The word رحم is also used for the mother’s womb and reflects the unconditional, enveloping love, care and mercy that the mother has for the… Continue reading Ar Rahman, Ar Raheem – The Entirely Merciful, The Especially Merciful