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ALLAH

Allah, is an Arabic word, is the unique name of God. Muslims prefer to use Allah rather than God. Allah is the only God, all-powerful and all-knowing creator, sustainer, ordainer and judge of the universe. He is unique (wahid) and inherently one (ahad), all-merciful and omnipotent. 


Muslim's belief on Allah Almighty:

1.     Allah is One and Only Creator, Sustainer, The Beginning-less, The Endless

Muslim's fundamental belief is that God is one who is the only creator, sustainer, protector. Allah has not begotten any children and He was not begotten by anyone.


Allah says in Al Quran about him:

(O Esteemed Messenger!) Proclaim: ‘He is Allah, Who is the One. Allah is the Transcendent of all, the Protector and Far-Superior to all. He has not begotten any, nor is He begotten. Nor is there anyone equal to Him.’     (Al Quran 112: 1-4)

    

2.     Allah is formless and does not resemble anything

It is the fundamental belief of the Muslims that Allah does not resemble anything. He does not have body, face, hands, legs or any other parts. But He sees without the eyes. He hears without the ears. He exists without a place. According to Al Quran,

"No vision can grasp Him, but His grasp is over all vision. God is above all comprehension, yet is acquainted with all things"

(Al Quran 6:103)


Muslims believe that Allah created whole universe and the creature by his sheer command “Kun” means “Be”. According to Al Quran,

“(He is the) Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decides a matter, He simply says to it: “Be”, and it comes to be.”

(Al Quran 2: 117)


3.   Allah created human being to know Him and worship Him

Allah says in Al Quran that He created human to worship Him.

“I did not create the Jinns and the human beings except for the purpose that they should worship Me.”

(Al Quran 51: 56)



Al Asma al Husnaa - 99 Beautiful Names of Allah

There are 99 Names of Allah which is called as “al asma al husnaa” means "The beautiful names". Each of which evoke a distinct characteristic of Allah. All these names refer to Allah, the supreme and all-comprehensive divine name. Among the 99 names of God, the most famous and most frequent of these names are "the Merciful" (ar-raḥman) and "the Compassionate" (ar-raḥim).


    1 الرحمن Ar-Raḥmān The Exceedingly Compassionate, The Exceedingly Beneficent,

    2 الرحيم Ar-Raḥīm The Exceedingly Merciful

    3 الملك Al-Malik The King

    4 القدوس Al-Quddūs The Holy, The Pure, The Perfect

    5 السلام As-Salām The Peace, The Source of Peace and Safety

    6 المؤمن Al-Muʾmin The Guarantor, The Affirming

    7 المهيمن Al-Muhaymin The Guardian

    8 العزيز Al-ʿAzīz The Almighty, The Invulnerable, The Honorable

    9 الجبار Al-Jabbār The Irresistible, The Compeller, The Lofty

    10 المتكبر Al-Mutakabbir The Majestic, The Supreme

    11 الخالق Al-Khāliq The Creator

    12 البارئ Al-Bāriʾ The Evolver, The Fashioner, The Designer

    13 المصور Al-Muṣawwir The Fashioner of Forms

    14 الغفار Al-Ġaffār The Repeatedly Forgiving

    15 القهار Al-Qahhār The Subduer

    16 الوهاب Al-Wahhāb The Bestower

    17 الرزاق Ar-Razzāq The Provider

    18 الفتاح Al-Fattāḥ The Opener, The Victory Giver

    19 العليم Al-ʿAlīm The All Knowing, The Omniscient

    20 القابض Al-Qābiḍ The Restrainer, The Straightener

    21 الباسط Al-Bāsiṭ The Extender / Expander

    22 الخَافِض Al-Khāfiḍ The Abaser

    23 الرافع Ar-Rāfiʿ The Exalter

    24 المعز Al-Muʿizz The Giver of Honour

    25 المذل Al-Muḏill The Giver of Dishonour

    26 السميع As-Samīʿ The All Hearing

    27 البصير Al-Baṣīr The All Seeing

    28 الحكم Al-Ḥakam The Judge, The Arbitrator

    29 العدل Al-ʿAdl The Utterly Just

    30 اللطيف Al-Laṭīf The Gentle, The Subtly Kind

    31 الخبير Al-Khabīr The All Aware

    32 الحليم Al-Ḥalīm The Forbearing, The Indulgent

    33 العظيم Al-ʿAẓīm The Magnificent

    34 الغفور Al-Ġafūr The Much-Forgiving

    35 الشكور Aš-Šakūr The Grateful

    36 العلي Al-ʿAlī The Sublime

    37 الكبير Al-Kabīr The Great

    38 الحفيظ Al-Ḥafīẓ The Preserver

    39 المقيت Al-Muqīt The Nourisher

    40 الحسيب Al-Ḥasīb The Bringer of Judgment

    41 الجليل Al-Ğalīl The Majestic

    42 الكريم Al-Karīm The Bountiful, The Generous

    43 الرقيب Ar-Raqīb The Watchful

    44 المجيب Al-Muğīb The Responsive, The Answer

    45 الواسع Al-Wāsiʿ The Vast, The All-Embracing, The Omnipresent, The Boundless

    46 الحكيم Al-Ḥakīm The Wise

    47 الودود Al-Wadūd The Loving

    48 المجيد Al-Mağīd All-Glorious, The Majestic

    49 الباعث Al-Bāʿiṯ The Resurrecter

    50 الشهيد Aš-Šahīd The Witness

    51 الحق Al-Ḥaqq The Truth, The Reality

    52 الوكيل Al-Wakīl The Trustee, The Dependable, The Advocate

    53 القوي Al-Qawwī The Strong

    54 المتين Al-Matīn The Firm, The Steadfast

    55 الولي Al-Walī The Friend, Patron and Helper

    56 الحميد Al-Ḥamīd The All Praiseworthy

    57 المحصي Al-Muḥṣī The Accounter, The Numberer of All

    58 المبدئ Al-Mubdiʾ The Originator, The Producer, The Initiator

    59 المعيد Al-Muʿīd The Restorer, The Reinstater Who Brings Back All

    60 المحيي Al-Muḥyī The Giver of Life

    61 المميت Al-Mumīt The Destroyer, The Bringer of Death

    62 الحي Al-Ḥayy The Living

    63 القيوم Al-Qayyūm The Subsisting, The Guardian

    64 الواجد Al-Wāğid The Perceiver, The Finder, The Unfailing

    65 الماجد Al-Māğid The Illustrious, The Magnificent

    66 الواحد Al-Wāḥid The One, The Unique

    67 الاحد Al-ʾAḥad The Unity, The Indivisible

    68 الصمد Aṣ-Ṣamad The Eternal, The Absolute, The Self-Sufficient

    69 القادر Al-Qādir The Omnipotent, The All Able

    70 المقتدر Al-Muqtadir The Determiner, The Dominant

    71 المقدم Al-Muqaddim The Expediter, He Who Brings Forward

    72 المؤخر Al-Muʾakhkhir The Delayer, He Who Puts Far Away

    73 الأول Al-ʾAwwal The First, The Beginning-less

    74 الأخر Al-ʾAḫir The Last, The Endless

    75 الظاهر Aẓ-Ẓāhir The Manifest, The Evident, The Outer

    76 الباطن Al-Bāṭin The Hidden, The Unmanifest, The Inner

    77 الوالي Al-Wālī The Patron, The Protecting Friend, The Friendly Lord

    78 المتعالي Al-Mutaʿālī The Supremely Exalted, The Most High

    79 البر Al-Barr The Good, The Beneficent

    80 التواب At-Tawwāb The Ever Returning, Ever Relenting

    81 المنتقم Al-Muntaqim The Avenger

    82 العفو Al-ʿAfū The Pardoner, The Effacer, The Forgiver

    83 الرؤف Ar-Raʾūf The Kind, The Pitying

    84 مالك الملك Mālik-ul-Mulk The Owner of all Sovereignty

    85 ذو الجلال والإكرام Dhū-l-Ğalāli wa-l-ʾikrām The Lord of Majesty and Generosity

    86 المقسط Al-Muqsiṭ The Equitable, The Requiter

    87 الجامع Al-Ğāmiʿ The Gatherer, The Unifier

    88 الغني Al-Ġanī The Rich, The Independent

    89 المغني Al-Muġnī The Enricher, The Emancipator

    90 المانع Al-Māniʿ The Withholder, The Shielder, The Defender

    91 الضار Aḍ-Ḍārr The Distressor, The Harmer, The Afflictor

    92 النافع An-Nāfiʿ The Propitious, The Benefactor, The Source of Good

    93 النور An-Nūr The Light

    94 الهادي Al-Hādī The Guide, The Way

    95 البديع Al-Badīʿ The Incomparable, The Unattainable

    96 الباقي Al-Bāqī The Immutable, The Infinite, The Everlasting

    97 الوارث Al-Wāriṯ The Heir, The Inheritor of All

    98 الرشيد Ar-Rašīd The Guide to the Right Path

    99 الصبور Aṣ-Ṣabūr The Timeless, The Patient



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