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Allah’s names & attributes

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Name of Allah: Allah

[printfriendly] الله Allah The name “Allah” originates from the arabic word “ilah” (deity); ilah is combined with the word “al,” which is equivalent to “the” in English. So the meaning

Name of Allah: Ash-Shakir – Ash-Shakur

الشاكر الشكور Ash-Shakir – Ash-Shakur Ash-Shakir, The Recogniser and Rewarder of Good, and Ash-Shakur, The Appreciative. He is The One Who recognises and rewards the small good that we do,

Name of Allah: Ar-Rahman – Ar-Rahim

الرحمن الرحيم Ar-Rahman – Ar-Rahim   Ar-Rahman: The Possessor of Vast Mercy, as Allah says: قال الله تعالى: الرحمن على العرش استوى  The One with Vast Mercy ascended over His

Name of Allah: Ar-Razzaq

[printfriendly] الرزاق Ar-Razzaq The One Who Provides for all of His servants. There is no creature on the face of the earth that Allah does not provide for. His providing

Name of Allah: Ar-Rafeeq

[printfriendly] الرفيق Ar-Rafeeq Allah is gentle to His slaves. He is gentle in His actions – He creates all created beings in stages according to His wisdom and benevolence. Even

Name of Allah: Al-Haseeb – Al-Kafee

الحسيب – الكافي Al-Haseeb – Al-Kafee Al-Haseeb (The Reckoner): The One Who is All Knowing of His servants and Sufficient for those who put their trust in Him. The One

Name of Allah: Al-Ghaniyy

الغني Al-Ghaniyy He is The Self-Sufficient, completely and unrestrictedly. He has absolutely no deficiency of any kind. Self-sufficiency is from the necessary consequences of His Essence; He is not in

Name of Allah: Al-Wadood

الودود Al-Wadood Al Wadood is a very special name which our hearts need to know and understand. It comes from the arabic ‘Al-Wud’, which means the highest level of love;

Name of Allah: Al-Waliyy Al-Maula

الولي المولى  Al-Waliy Al-Maula Waliy, when used in relation to Allah, has two meanings in Arabic: 1.General Wilayah:  This is Allah’s sovereignty, support, protection and provision. This includes His arranging

Name of Allah: Al-Mu’min

المؤمن Al-Mu’min The name of Allah Al-Mu’min, The Affirming & Granter Of Security, has come in one verse in Surat- Al-Hashr, in which Allah, The Most High, says: قال الله