Category Archives: An Explanation of Allah’s Beautiful Names

Al-Wasi (The Vast)

“The likeness of those who spend their wealth in the Way of Allah, is as the likeness of a grain (of corn); it grows seven ears, and each ear has a hundred grains. Allah gives manifold increase to whom He … Continue reading

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Al-Wudud (The Loving)

“And ask forgiveness from your Lord and turn to Him in repentance. Verily my Lord is the Most Merciful, Wudud (Loving).” (Surah Hud [11]:90) “And He is Ever Forgiving, al-Wudud (the Loving).” (Surah al-Buruj [85]:14) All praises be to Allah … Continue reading

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Al-Wakil (The Disposer of Affairs, The One Who is Relied Upon)

“Allah is the Friend of those who believe, He guides them from the darknesses into the light.” (Surah al-Baqarah [2]:257) “Such is your Lord! None has the right to be worshipped but He, the Creator of all things. So worship … Continue reading

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Al-Warith (The Inheritor)

“And how many a town (population) have We destroyed, which was thankless for its means of livelihood! And those are there dwellings, which have not been inhabited after them, except a little. And verily, We have been the inheritors.” ( … Continue reading

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Al-Wahid (The One)

“O two companions of the prison! Are many different lords better or Allah, al-Wahid, the Irresistible?” (Surah al-Yusuf [12]:39) All praises and glory be to Allah, who is known by the Beautiful Name al-Wahid, the One. He is the One who … Continue reading

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Al-Wahhab (The Bestower)

“[They say]: Our Lord, let not our hearts deviate after You have guided us and grant us Mercy from You. Truly you are al-Wahhab (The Bestower).” (Surah Ali-Imran [3]:8) “Or have they the treasures of the Mercy of your Lord, the All-mighty, … Continue reading

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Al-Wali (The Protector and Supporter)

“And He it is Who sends the rain after they have despaired, and spreads His Mercy. And He is the Wali (Protector and Supporter), Worthy of all Praise.” (Surah ash-Shura [42]:28) “When two parties from among you were about to lose heart, but … Continue reading

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