Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah
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Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah

Abdur Raheem Kidwai

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Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah

Abdur Raheem Kidwai

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  • An inspirational book designed to introduce readers to the most beautiful names of Allah (traditionally known as the Asma ul Husna).
  • Understanding the names of Allah is a great way to appreciate His nature, however impossible it may be to understand.
  • Many of the names offer an insight into the world also, because as God created the world He endowed it with characteristics within him, such as order, mercy and beauty.
  • Similar books are rare to find and none are luxuriously presented at an affordable price with accessible content so that anybody can enjoy it.
  • The subject matter is often obtuse and difficult to appreciate. The simple commentary avoids this by giving the reader the central purpose of each name and some context.
  • A suitable gift item for everybody
  • Hardback with bookmark
  • Follow-up series to, and by the same author as, the popular Daily Wisdom series, which included: Daily Wisdom: Sayings of the Prophet(978-1-84774-018-2, Daily Wisdom: Selections from the Qur'an(9781847740328), Daily Wisdom: Islamic Prayers and Supplications (9781847740434)
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THIS name is unique to God in the Islamic parlance. The Qur’ānic Sūrah al–Ikhlā provides this helpful account of Him: “He is Allah, the Eternal, Ever-Living. He neither begot any nor was He begotten. And none is comparable to Him.” (al-Ikhlā 112: 1-4) He is the Creator and Sustainer of the entire universe.
IT is one of the recurrent names of Allah in the Qur’ān. For mercy is a dominant attribute of Allah. We possess all that we have owing to His mercy. While keeping in mind this excellent name of Allah we should be kind and helpful to fellow human beings. Likewise, we should make it a point to follow the way prescribed by Him, Who is Most Merciful. It is in our own interest to do only that to which the Most Merciful One has guided us. The following Prophetic supplication brings out the centrality of this divine name:
O Lord! Reliever of worry, Remover of anxiety, Responder to the call of those under duress, the Merciful and the Mercy-Giver in this world and in the Hereafter. It is You Who will have mercy on me in a way that frees me from seeking mercy from anyone besides You.
LIKE Al-Ramān, this divine name Al-Raīm often appears in the Qur’ān. Allah’s compassion towards us consists in:
• His overlooking our sins and accepting our repentance;
• His blessing us with numerous bounties;
• His affection for us in both this world and the next;
• His granting rewards to us in Paradise;
• His favours to us, without asking for anything in return which may benefit Him.
ALLAH alone is the true King and we, being His subjects, are obliged to abide by His commands. This alone may prove our loyalty to Him. There have been kings in the world. But it is common knowledge that even great kings rule for a brief period of time and over a small part of the world. Allah’s Kingship is total and encompasses all that is in the universe.
THE divine name brings out Allah’s perfection as He is free from any blemish. Being th...

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Kidwai, A. R. (2016). Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah ([edition unavailable]). Kube Publishing Ltd. Retrieved from (Original work published 2016)
Chicago Citation
Kidwai, Abdur Raheem. (2016) 2016. Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah. [Edition unavailable]. Kube Publishing Ltd.
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Kidwai, A. R. (2016) Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah. [edition unavailable]. Kube Publishing Ltd. Available at: (Accessed: 14 October 2022).
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Kidwai, Abdur Raheem. Blessed Names and Attributes of Allah. [edition unavailable]. Kube Publishing Ltd, 2016. Web. 14 Oct. 2022.