99 Names of Allah (Asma ul Husna) Meaning and Benefits

99 Names of Allah: Assalamu Alaykum Brothers and Sisters, I Hope You are Well.

We have a significant way to enter Jannah Allah SWT with many names. Some say 130 or 140 infected. We don’t know the exact number of names that 

Allah SWT has beautiful names, but they are 99 names of Allah SWT. If you would memorize and you know them, and you understand them. The prophet says whoever does that will grant entry in Jannah.

Hazrat Abu Huraira Razial Lahu Anh narrated that the prophet (pubh) Rasulullah lah said: There are 99 names of Allah SWT. Whoever remembers them will enter Paradise(Jannah). He will continue to read continuously; he will surely be in heaven. (SAHIH BUKHARI 2736)

But along with remembering these names, that person should also be implemented (AMAL) on these 99 names of Allah SWT; only then will he enter Paradise Jannah.

It is mentioned in a Hadith Sharif that after reciting the 99 names of Allah, if prayer (dua) is sought, then Allah accepts the prayer (dua).

Asma ul Husna Meaning & Benefits

Quran say about 99 names of Allah ( وَلِلّٰهِ اَلاسماء الحسنى فادعوه بها) And all names are suitable for Allah and call him by that name.

  • As Prophet (pubh) said whoever remembers these (Asma ul Husna) he will surely be in heaven. (bukhari shreef 2736)
  • A believer should recite these 99 names when he prays to Allah SWT so that the prayer is accepted quickly.
  • Each name of Allah SWT has great benefits, which we have told below in this article with 99 names of Allah SWT.

Let’s get to know about 99 names of Allah:

Allah

Allah
Allah

Name meaning: “The Greatest Name”.

Explanation: Allah, Arabic Allāh (“God”), the one and only God in Islam. Etymologically, the name Allah is probably a contraction of the Arabic al-Ilāh, “the God.”.

Occurrence: 2724 times.

Evidence: “Surely I am Allah, there is no god but I; therefore, worship Me and keep up prayer for My remembrance.””

Benefit: Who repeats this name at least 1000 times his heart will be free from doubts and suspicions. If any body suffering from some incurable disease repeats this Name many times, then prays to Allah for recovery, he will recover from the disease, by the Grace of Allah.rt.

1.  Ar Rahman

Ar Rahman
Ar Rahman

Name meaning: “the most or entirely merciful”. 

Explanation: Ar-Rahman is the most merciful and beneficent who continually showers his endless love over his creation.

Occurrence: 57 times.

Evidence: “The Most Gracious has taught the Qur’an.” (Surat Ar-Rahmaan, 55:1- 2)

Benefit: The one who recites this name 100 times after every prayer will find his memory more feasible. The person will also lose all the burden from his heart.

2. Ar Raheem

Ar Raheem
Ar Raheem

Name meaning:  “the bestower of mercy”.

Explanation: the vastness of Allah’s mercy, He Bestows his Mercy over his Creation.

Occurrence: 123 times.

Evidence: “The Most Gracious has taught the Qur’an.” (Surat Ar-Rahmaan, 55:1- 2)

Benefit: The person who recites it 100 times after fajar prayer will find him away from distress. Moreover, he will be treated graciously by the people around him.

3. Al Malik

Al Malik
Al Malik

Name meaning:  “the king and owner of Dominion”.

Explanation: the one and only, true and Sovereign King. who is complete and perfect.

Occurrence: 5 times.

Evidence: “…The Sovereign Lord (Al-Malik) the Holy One…” (Surat Al-Hashr, 59:23); “Truly, the righteous will be among gardens and rivers, in a seat of honour in the presence of a Sovereign who is Perfect in Ability.” (Surat Al-Qamar, 54:54 – 55); “Say, ‘O Allah! Owner of Sovereignty!…’”

Benefit: He who repeats this name many times every day after the morning prayer. Will become rich by the grace of Allah.

4. Al Quddus

Al Quddus
Al Quddus

Name meaning:  “Absolutely pure”.

Explanation: the one who is free and pure and perfect from any insufficiency.

Occurrence: twice.

Evidence: “…The Sovereign Lord, the Holy, the Exalted in Mighty, the All-Wise.” (Surat Al-Jumu`ah, 62:1)

Benefit: The heart of those who repeat this name 100 times each day will be free from anxiety.

5. As Salam

As Salam
As Salam

Name meaning:  “The Source of Peace”.

Explanation: this name refers to wellbeing and protection; As-Salam is free from all imperfections.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “He is Allah; there is none worthy of worship except for Him; the Sovereign, the Holy, the Source of Peace, the Granter of Security…”

Benefit: He who repeats this name 160 time to a sick person, will help him to regain health. He who repeats this name frequently will be safe from all calamities.

6. Al Mu’min

Al Mu’min
Al Mu’min

Name meaning:  “the one who gives Imaan and Security”.

Explanation: the one who grants peace and protection to his slaves.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “…The Holy, the Source of peace, the Granter of security, the Ever Watchful, the Almighty, the Compeller, the Supremely Great…”

Benefit: He who repeats this name 631 times will be safe from harm.

7. Al Muhaymin

Al Muhaymin
Al Muhaymin

Name meaning:  “the Guardian, the Witness”.

Explanation: He is the one who watches over his creation and is very well aware of their actions.

Occurrence: 12 Times.

Evidence: “… Allah is your Protector—an excellent Protector and an excellent Helper!” (Surat Al-Anfaal, 8:40); “He is the Protector, the Praiseworthy.” (Surat Ash-Shooraa, 42:28)

Benefit: He who takes bath and offers two rak’ats of prayer and repeats this Name 100 times with sincere concentration, Allah will purify his external as well as internal condition.

8. Al Aziz

Al Aziz
Al Aziz

Name meaning:  “the All-Mighty”.

Explanation: He is the All-Strong, All-Dominant who reigns supreme over His creatures. He has subjugated all His creatures, all of whom have humbled themselves before Him and have totally submitted to His authority.

Occurrence: 92 Times.

Evidence: “…And know that Allah is All-Mighty, All-Wise.” (Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:260)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name 41 times after each Fajar prayer will be independent of need from others and gain honour after disgrace.

9. Al Jabbar

Al Jabbar
Al Jabbar

Name meaning:  “the Compeller, the Restorer”.

Explanation: He is the Most High, the Irresistible and the Sublime. Whatever He decrees will certainly come to pass without fail. He heals the broken-hearted and binds up their wounds, and brings comfort to the weak and to those who turn to Him and seek His refuge.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “…The Almighty, the Compeller, the Supremely Great…” (Surat Al-Hashr, 59:23)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name will not be compelled to do anything against his wishes, and will not be exposed to voilence, severity or hardness.

10. Al Mutakabbir

Al Mutakabbir
Al Mutakabbir

Name meaning:  “the Supreme, the Majestic”.

Explanation: He is superior and no one should be called by this name.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “…The Almighty, the Compeller, the Supremely Great.” (Surat Al-Hashr, 59:23)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name frequently will be granted status and respect. If He repeats this Name frequently at the commencement of every act, He will achieve success by the grace of Allah.

11. Al Khaaliq

AL Khaaliq
AL Khaaliq

Name meaning:  “the Creator, the Maker”.

Explanation: He increases his creation which pleases him and with perfection.

Occurrence: 8 Times.

Evidence: “He is Allah, the Creator, the Originator, the Fashioner…” (Surat Al-Hashr, 59:24)

Benefit: If a person recites this name 100 times in the time period of 7 days, he shall be guided by an angel on the right path.

12. Al Baari

Al Baari
Al Baari

Name meaning:  “the Originator”.

Explanation: Allah causes things and he orders to carry out actions in a perfect manner.

Occurrence: 3 Times.

Evidence: “He is Allah, the Creator, the Originator, the Fashioner.” (Surat Al-Hashr, 59:24).

Benefit: This name explains that Allah has made everything in proportions.

13. Al Musawwir

Al Musawwir
Al Musawwir

Name meaning:  “The Shaper of Beauty”.

Explanation: Allah creates his creations whatever he wills perfectly and in different forms.

Occurrence: Once.

Evidence: “He is Allah, the Creator, the Originator, the Fashioner.” (Surat Al-Hashr, 59:24)

Benefit: If a woman who desires to give a birth, but cannot, fasts seven days, and each day at the breaking of the fast (iftaar) she repeats these three Names twenty-one times, breathes into a glass of water, and then breaks the fast with this water, Allah will bless her with a child.

14. Al Ghaffaar

Al Ghaffaar
Al Ghaffaar

Name meaning:  “the All and Oft-forgiving”.

Explanation: he is the one who forgives and accepts the repentance of those who turn to him.

Occurrence: 5 Times.

Evidence: “Is He not indeed the Almighty, the Endlessly Forgiving?” (Surat Az-Zumar, 39:5);

Benefit: He who repeats this Name will be forgiven his sins.

15. Al Qahhar

Al Qahhar
Al Qahhar

Name meaning:  “the Ever-dominating”.

Explanation: Allah is the one whom everyone including tyrants are humbled.

Occurrence: 6 Times.

Evidence: “…And He is the One, the All-Dominant.” (Surat Al-Ahzaab, 13:16); “He is the Irresistible, [reigns Supreme] Above His servants.” (Surat Al-An’aam, 6:61)

Benefit: The soul of him who repeats this Name Will conquer the desires of the flesh, and his heart will be made free from the attractions of the world and gain inner peace. this Name also frees one from being

16. Al Wahhab

Al Wahhab
Al Wahhab

Name meaning: “The Bestower”

Explanation: The One who is Generous in giving plenty without any return. He is everything that benefits whether Halal or Haram.

Occurrence: 3 times.

Evidence: “Or do they possess the treasures of the mercy of your Lord, the All Mighty, the Ever Giving?”

Benefit: one who recite this name 100 times after friday prayer (namaz) will get the esteem in the eyes of other

17. Ar Razzaq

Ar Razzaq
Ar Razzaq

Name meaning: “The Provider”

Explanation: He takes it upon Himself to provide sustenance to all His creatures without exception. He also takes it upon Himself to grant, with His immense mercy and grace, His righteous servants, special provision, namely, blessings of faith and lawful earnings. The word Ar-Razzaaq points to His abundant provision and plentiful sustenance.

Occurrence: 5 times

Evidence: “Provide for us; for You are the best of providers.” (Surat Al-Maa’idah, 5:114) “Allah is the great Sustainer, the Mighty One, the Invincible.” (Surat Adh-Dhariyaat, 51:58)

Benefit: He who repeat this beautiful names will be provide with sustenance by Allah SWT

18. Al Fattah

Al Fattah

Name meaning: “the Opener, the Judge”

Explanation: The Opener, The Reliever, The Judge, The One who opens for His slaves the closed worldly and religious matters.

Occurrence: once

Evidence: “And He is the All-Knowing Superb Arbiter.” (Surat Saba’, 34:26)

Benefit: who repeat this name 100 time between farz and the first sunnah prayer at jumu’a, Allah will give this person esteem in the eyes of other,

19. Al Alim

Al Alim
Al Alim

Name meaning: “The All-Knowing One”

Explanation: Allah has all knowledge and his knowledge extends to everything.

Occurrence: 13 Times

Evidence: “Allah is All-Encompassing, All-Knowing.” (Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:115)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name, his heart will become luminous, revealing divine light(Nur).

20. Al Qaabid

Al Qaabid
Al Qaabid

Name meaning: “The Restricting One”

Explanation: The Constrictor, The Withholder, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdom and expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.

Occurrence: These names are not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an but rather in the Prophet’s Sunnah.

Evidence: The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Allah is the one Who fixes prices and who withholds and gives abundantly.” (Reported by At-Tirmidhee and Abu Daawood)

Benefit: He who writhes this name on 4 pieces of food (fruit, bread,etc.) and eats them for 40 days will be free from hunger.

21. Al Basit

Al Basit
Al Basit

Name meaning: “The Extendericting One”

Explanation: He is the One who extends his hands so that the faithful might repent and turn to Him.

Occurrence: These names are not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an but rather in the Prophet’s Sunnah.

Evidence: “And He is the All-Knowing Superb Arbiter.” (Surat Saba’, 34:26)

Benefit: Recite this name 10 times after Chasht’s prayer and rub your hands all over your face. You will not depend on others.

22. Al Khaafid

Al Khaafid
Al Khaafid

Name meaning: “the Reducer, the Abaser”

Explanation: The One who lowers those He wants via His destruction, and lifts those He wants with His blessing.

Occurrence: 

Evidence: 

Benefit:  Those who fast for 3 days and on the fourth day in a gathering read this beautiful name 70,000 times, Allah will free them from harm by their enemies.

23. Ar Rafi

Ar Rafi
Ar Rafi

Name meaning: “The Elevating One”

Explanation: The Exalter, The Elevator, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction and raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.

Occurrence: These names are not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an but rather in the Prophet’s Sunnah.

Evidence: The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Allah is gentle and loves those who are gentle. He gives for gentleness that which He does not give for harshness.” (Reported by Ahmad)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name 101 times day and night, Allah will make him higher, as far as honour, richness and merit are concerned.

24. Al Mu’izz

Al Muizz
Al Muizz

Name meaning: “The Honourer-Bestower”

Explanation: He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him; And He degrades whoever He willed, hence there is no one to give Him esteem.

Occurrence: 

Evidence: 

Benefit: repeated 140 times after isha salaah during monday and friday night (according to the lunar calendar, sunday and thursday), allah make him dignified in the eyes of other. That person will have fear of no one but allah.Ahmad)

25. Al Muzil

Al Muzil
Al Muzil

Name meaning: “the Dishonourer, the Humiliator”

Explanation: That which generates weak and disgusting conditions. The One who makes shame or humiliation seem. The One whose wisdom creates humiliating and scornful situations.

Occurrence: 

Evidence: 

Benefit: He who repeats this Name 75 times will be free from harm by those who are jealous of him and wish to harm him. Allah will protect him.

26. As Sami’

As Sami
As Sami

Name meaning: “The All-Hearer”

Explanation: The Hearer, The One who Hears all things that are heard by His Eternal Hearing without an ear, instrument or organ.

Occurrence: 45 times.

Evidence: “He is the All-Hearing, the All-Seeing.” (Surat Ash-Shooraa, 42:11)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name 500, 100 or 50 times without speaking to anyone on Thursday after the chasht prayer, Allah will bestow on him anything he desires.

27. Al Baseer

Al Baseer
Al Baseer

Name meaning: “The All-Seeing”

Explanation: Meaning the one who sees all. Yes, Basir is Allah. He saw everything. From Him, nothing can be hidden.

Occurrence: 42 Times.

Evidence: “Surely, He is aware of and sees His servants.” (Surat Ash-Shooraa: 42:27)

Benefit: He who repeats this Names 100 times after Friday afternoon prayer, Allah will give this person light in his sight and enlighten his heart.

28. Al Hakam

Al Hakeem

Name meaning: “The Impartial Judge”

Explanation: Anyone who provides justice to everyone, in every scenario. Hakam originates from the Haa roots, kaaf meem to be able to judge, be smart, make a judgement or prohibit or restrict the misconduct of individuals.. Hakam comes from Haa roots.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “Shall I then seek a judge other than Allah?” (Surat An-An’aam: 6:114)

Benefit:  He who repeats this beautiful name many times at night, many secrets (sirr) will be revealed to him

29. Al Adl

Al Adl

Name meaning: “The Embodiment of Justice”

Explanation: The Judge, He is the Ruler and His judgment is His Word.

Occurrence: 

Evidence: 

Benefit:  ON friday night, if you write the beautiful name on a pisces of bread, people will obey you.

30. Al Lateef

Al Lateef

Name meaning: “The Knower of Subtleties”

Explanation: The root laam-taa-faa derives from Lateef and alludes to four primary significances. The primary meaning is to be kind, sympathetic, gentle, loving.

Occurrence: 7 times

Evidence: “…And He is the All-Subtle, the All-Aware.” (Surat Al-An’aam, 6:103)

Benefit: Recite this name 133 times to get your settlements done according to your wish and will.

31. Al Khabeer

Al Khabeer

Name meaning: “The All-Aware One”

Explanation: If you have anything on your mind, you can be quite silent. Vitalism and passion, inspiring others, prone to bad health, overcoming common sense, impatience and “nerves.”

Occurrence: 45 times.

Evidence: “He said, ‘The All-Knowing and All-Aware informed me of it.’” (Surat At-Tahreem, 66:3)

Benefit: If a mam is a victim of selfish desires and bad habits he will be relieved of these if he repeats this Name regularly.

32. Al Haleem

Al Haleem

Name meaning: “the Most Forbearing”

Explanation: Haleem is derived from “hilm,” a root that has traditional Arabic connotations: to be forbearant, meek, indulgent, kind, forgiving, soft, conscious, quiet, not hasty, calm, serene, tempered or moderating.

Occurrence: 11 times

Evidence: “Allah is Ever-Forgiving, All-Forbearing.” (Surat Aal-‘Imraan: 3:155)

Benefit: Write this name on a piece of paper and keep it in water to sprinkle over things. This will secure things from all damages.

33. Al Azeem

Al Azeem

Name meaning: “the Magnificent, the Supreme”

Explanation: Azeem (also known as “Great” or “Magnificent” or “Protector”) is one of the name of God in Islam. Also called Abdul Azeem the “Servant of the Magnificent,” as a short version of Abdulazim.

Occurrence: 9 times

Evidence: “He is the Sublime, the Tremendous.” (Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:255)y, the All-Wise.” (Surat Ibraaheem, 14:4)

Benefit: The person who recites it will gain respect and honor.

34. Al Ghafoor

Al Ghafoor

Name meaning: “The Great Forgiver”

Explanation: The meaning of Allah was characterised as “the most forgiving.” He forgives a specific sin, whatever big it may be. Al Ghaffar conveys the idea that Allah forgives a person for his wrongdoing continually and repetitively.

Occurrence: 91 times

Evidence: “Allah is the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Merciful.” (Surat Ash-Shooraa 42:5)

Benefit: He who has a headache, fever and despondent, and continuously repeats this Name will be relieved of his ailment and will have Allah’s forgiveness.

35. Ash Shakur

Ash Shakur

Name meaning: “The Rewarder of Thankfulness”

Explanation: In “The Appreciative” is translated Ash Shakur. Imam Al Ghazali interprets Ash Shakur in his work “Al-Maqsad al-Asna fi Sharach Asma’ al-Allahu al-Husna” (aka The greatest way to describe the beauty of Allah’s names).

Occurrence: 4 times

Evidence: “Surely, Allah is Thankful, All Knowing.” (Surat al-Baqarah, 2:158)

Benefit: He who is afflicted with monitory troubles or with any other calamity and suffering, if he repeats this Name 41 times daily.

36. Al Aliyy

Al Aliyy

Name meaning: “the most high, the exalted”

Explanation: The One who is higher and higher than everyone. The Most High, nothing higher than that. The one with the highest rank and position.

Occurrence: 8 Times

Evidence: “…He is the Most High, the Magnificent.” (Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:255)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name regularly and keep it with him after writing it on a piece of paper will attain high rank, affluence and success in his (lawful) desires.

37. Al Kabeer

Al Kabeer

Name meaning: “The Greatest, The Most Grand”

Explanation: The Most Great, The Great, The One who is greater than everything in status.

Occurrence: 6 times

Evidence: “The Knower of the unseen and the visible, the Most Great, the High-Exalted.” (Surat Ar-Ra’d, 13:9)

Benefit: The person who recites 100 times daily will achieve respect from everyone.

38. Al Hafiz

Al Hafiz

Name meaning: “The Guarding One”

Explanation: The Most GreThe Preserver, The Protector, The One who protects whatever and whoever He willed to protect

Occurrence:  3 times

Evidence: “Allah is the Best Guardian.” (Surat Yusuf: 12:64); “My Lord is guardian over all things.” (Surat Hud: 11:57)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name frequently and keeps it with him will be protected against calamities.

39. Al Muqeet

Al Muqeet

Name meaning: “The Sustaining One”

Explanation: The One who monitors everything. The One who protects and protects. He is the guarantor of everything, the visible and the invisible, the external and the inner.

Occurrence:  once

Evidence: “Allah has power over everything.” (Surat An-Nisaa’, 4:85)

Benefit: If someone with a bad mannered child repeats this Name into a glass of water, and gives this water to the child to drink, the child will have good manners.

40. Al Haseeb

Al Haseeb

Name meaning: “The Reckoning One”

Explanation: Allah is sufficient for those who rely on Him, is aware of His slaves and will take account of their actions and reward them or punish them accordingly in His immense wisdom and absolute knowledge. He is sufficient for the believers.

Occurrence:  3 times

Evidence: “Allah is sufficient as a Reckoner.” (Surat An-Nisaa’: 4:6)

Benefit: He who faces any problem should repeat this Name many times.

41. Al Jaleel

Al-Jaleel

Name meaning: “The Majestic One”

Explanation: The Sublime One, the Good, the One who has power and glory of rank assigned to himself. Allah is Al-Jaleel, the magnificent man and above all, in dignity and dignity. It has all the characteristics of magnificence and majesticity.

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Evidence:

Benefit: This name will bring respect and honor to the person who reads it often.

42. Al Karim

Al Kareem

Name meaning: “the Most Generous, the Most Esteemed”

Explanation: The One who gives the greatest and most valuable reward constantly. A man who is most respected and cherished in his gentle, noble and giving essence.

Occurrence: 3 Times

Evidence: “O mankind, what has deceived you concerning your Lord, the Most Gracious?” (Surat Al-Infitaar, 82:6)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name many times at bedtime will have esteem in this world (and the Hereafter among the learned and righteous people).

43. Ar Raqib

Ar Raqeeb

Name meaning: “The Watchful One”

Explanation: The watcher, the One who has nothing. Therefore, its meaning has to do with the knowledge characteristic. He is all watching, never forgetting what He made. Allah is Ar-Raqib.

Occurrence: 3 Times

Evidence: “Allah is ever Watchful over all things.” (Surat Al-Ahzaab, 33:52)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name seven times on himself, his family and property, all will be under Allah’s protection.

44. Al Mujeeb

Al Mujeeb

Name meaning: “The Responder to Prayer”

Explanation: One who replies with presents and acceptance to requests, prayers and praise.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “Indeed, my Lord is Ever Near, ready to answer.” (Surat Hud, 11:61)

Benefit: Recite this name if you want to get your wish fulfilled.

45. Al Waasi’

Al Waasi

Name meaning: “the All-encompassing, the Boundless”

Explanation: The vast, the comprehensive, the expert. Allah is Al-Wasi, who is wise, kind and abundant. He has unbounded plenty and capability, who provides without any expectation.

Occurrence: 9 times.

Evidence: “Allah is All-Embracing, All-Knowing.” (Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:115)

Benefit: Poverty will be removed from a person’s house who recites it more often.

46. Al Hakeem

Al Hakeem

Name meaning: “The All-Wise”

Explanation: Allah is al-Hakeem, meaning the most judgely and wise. Allah is al-Hakeem. He can discern the right from the wrong.

Occurrence: 91 times.

Evidence: “And He is the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.” (Surat Ibraaheem, 14:4)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name continuously (from time to time) will not have difficulties in his work, and Allah will open to him the door of wisdom.

47. Al Wadud

Al Wadud

Name meaning: “The Most Loving”

Explanation: It can also be called ‘the Affect’ since it is linked to the term wudd or widd, which means fondness or friendship.

Occurrence: 2 times.

Evidence: “Surely, my Lord is Most Merciful, Most Loving.” (Surat Hud, 11:90)

Benefit: If there is a quarrel between two people (e.g. wife and husband) and one of them repeats this Name 1000 times over some food and has the other person to eat the food, there will be no disagreement between them.

48. Al Majeed

Name meaning: “The Majestic One”

Explanation: The Glorious, the Glorious One. Allah is the noblest, most majestic, most benevolent al-Majid. He is the one that offers his riches continuously is infinite.

Occurrence: twice

Evidence: “He is Praiseworthy, All-Glorious.” (Surat Hud, 11:73)

Benefit: The person who recites it will be granted with glory.

49. Al Ba’ith

Name meaning: “The Resurrector, The raiser of the dead”

Explanation: The one who decides to wake up and to be sent forth. The one who determines who is going to raise. The One who raises the dead. The Risen One. The Risen One.

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Evidence:

Benefit: He who repeats this Name gains the fear of Allah.

50. Ash Shaheed

Name meaning: “The All And Ever Witnessing”

Explanation: He is the One who is aware of everything and knows it in detail, the One from whom nothing the weight of an atom on earth or in heaven is hidden.

Occurrence: 18 times.

Evidence: “Allah is sufficient as a witness.” (Surat An-Nisaa’, 4:79)

Benefit: He who has disobedient children or wife and repeats this Name in the morning over them 21 times daily with his hand placed on his/her forhead he/she will become obedient.

51. Al Haqq

AL-HAQQ

Name meaning: “the Absolute Truth”

Explanation: The one who acts in line with each situation’s demands. The One through whom is revealed all justice, justice and truth.

Occurrence: 10 times.

Evidence: “Exalted be Allah, the True King. (Surat Al-Mu’minoon, 23:116)

Benefit: If one has something and repeats this Name, he will find what is lost.

52. Al Wakeel

al-wakeel
al-wakeel

Name meaning: “The Trustee, The Disposer of Affairs”

Explanation: The One and the only one who is able to manage and solve all matters. The one who is the highest trustee, protector and manager.

Occurrence: 14 times

Evidence: “Enough is Allah as a disposer of affairs.” (Surat An-Nisaa’, 4:81)

Benefit: He who is afraid of drowining, being burnt in a fire, or any similar danger, and repeats this Name continuously (from time to time), will be under the protection of Allah.

53. Al Qawiyy

AL-QAWIYY
AL-QAWIYY

Name meaning: “AL-QAWIYY”

Explanation: Strong—the One who is all-powerful and has unending might. Matîn – Firm – the One with a firm, resolute character..

Occurrence: 9 times.

Evidence: “…He is the All-Strong, the All-Mighty.” (Surat Ash-Shooraa, 42:19)

Benefit: He who cannot defeat his enemy, and repeats this Name with the intention of not being harmed, will be free from his enemy’s harmnder the protection of Allah.

54. AL Matin

Al-Matin

Name meaning: “The Firm, The Steadfast”

Explanation: It’s the same as it was yesterday and as it will remain tomorrow. Allah is Almatin which means His strength is unwavering. He is consistent, steadfast and faithful..

Occurrence: Once.

Evidence: “Truly, Allah is the Lord of power, the All-Strong.” (Surat Adh-Dhaariyyaat, 51:58)

Benefit: This name will help one to get over his problems. from his enemy’s harmnder the protection of Allah.

55. Al Waliyy

AL-WALIYY
AL-WALIYY

Name meaning: “The Protecting Associate”

Explanation: AL Waliyy & AL Waaly are Allah Subhanahu Taalas names, Pronunciation is different but meaning virtually similar, AL Wali signifies The Protecting Friend, The Loving Defender, The Nearby Guardian

Occurrence: 15 times

Evidence: “… Allah is your Protector—an excellent Protector and an excellent Helper!” (Surat Al-Anfaal, 8:40)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name is likely to be a walyullah, the friend of Allah.

56. Al Hameed

al-hameed
al-hameed

Name meaning: “The Praiseworthy”

Explanation: The One who is worthy of all praise.

Occurrence: 17 times.

Evidence: “Surely, He is Praiseworthy, All-Glorious.” (Surat Hud, 11:73)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name will be loved and praised.

57. Al Muhsi

AL-MUHSEE
AL-MUHSEE

Name meaning: “The All-Enumerating, The counter”

Explanation: Allah is Al-Muhsi, the One who takes all things into account in the cosmos and understands the specifics of each change or instant. He understands all and has all knowledge.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: He who is afraid of being questioned on the Judgement Day, and repeats this Name 100 times daily, will have ease and clement.

58. Al Mubdi

al-mubdi

Name meaning: “The Originator, The Initiator”

Explanation: Allah is Al-Mubdi, the One who takes all things into account in the cosmos and understands the specifics of each change or instant. He understands all and has all knowledge.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: The womb (fetus) of a pregnant woman will be protected if she recites this name.

59. Al Mu’id

Al-muid
Al-muid

Name meaning: “The Restorer, The Reinstater”

Explanation: The One who repairs and replicates everything created..

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: Reciting this name 70 times will bring the lost person home safe and secure..

60. Al Muhyi

al-muhyee

Name meaning: “The Giver of Life”

Explanation: Al-Muhyi means: if you have anything in mind, you can remain very silent. Vitality and excitement, inspire others, prone to bad health, surpass common sense, irritation and the ‘nerves..

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: A person who recites it 7 times every day will be granted comfort. times will bring the lost person home safe and secure.

61. Al Mumeet

al-muheet
al-muheet

Name meaning: “The Bringer Of Death, The Destroyer”

Explanation: The Death Creator, the Destroyer, The One who kills those who are alive. Allah is Allah, who gives life and takes it away. He is Allah..

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: Recite this name to destroy your enemy entirely.

62. Al Hayy

Name meaning: “The Ever-Living Destroyer”

Explanation: The eternal life is He Who has a life that doesn’t start or finish. Allah is given a self-supporting existence..

Occurrence: 5 times.

Evidence: “Allah, there is no god by He, the Ever Living, the All-Sustainer..”(Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:255)

Benefit: Recite this name and you will be granted a long life.

63. Al Qayyum

AL-QAYYOOM

Name meaning: “The Sustainer, The Self-Subsisting”

Explanation: Al-Qayyûm, meaning Allah is the Sustainer of Himself and of all created. It’s the Self-Substantiation..

Occurrence: 3 times

Evidence: “Allah, there is no god by He, the Ever Living, the All-Sustainer..”(Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:255)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name will not fall into inadvertency.

64. Al Wajid

Al-waajid
Al-waajid

Name meaning: “The Perceiver”

Explanation:  Al-Wajid has it all. He doesn’t have anything; He can’t accomplish anything He wants.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: This name is going to increase the reciter’s heart richness.

65. Al Majid

AL-MAAJID
AL-MAAJID

Name meaning: “The Illustrious, The Magnificent”

Explanation:  The Glorious, the Glorious One. The noblest, the most glorious, the most benevolent Allah is Al-Mayid. He is the one who offers his riches continuously is infinite.

Occurrence: 2 Times

Evidence: “He is Praiseworthy, All-Glorious.” (Surat Hud, 11:73)

Benefit: He who repeats this Name in privacy and sincerely, his heart will be enlightened.

66. Al Wahid

Al-wahid
Al-wahid

Name meaning: “The One”

Explanation; The One and God alone. He’s the one creator from whom everyone comes. There’s no alternative. He doesn’t have any partner.

Occurrence: 22 times

Evidence: “He is the One, the Supreme and Irresistible.” (Surat Ar-Ra’d, 13:16)

Benefit: The reciter of this name will be from fear in his heart.

67. Al Ahad

Al-ahad

Name meaning: “The Unique, The Only One.”

Explanation; The One, the One who was not born and he was alone, the One who has no second, the Indivisible, is used to allude to Ahad.

.Occurrence: Once

Evidence: “Say, ‘He is Allah, the One and Only.’” (Surat Al-Ikhlaas, 112:1)

Benefit: The reciter of this name (1000 times) will be exposed to secrets.

68. As Samad

as-samad

Name meaning: “The Eternal, Satisfier of Needs.”

Explanation; The One, the One who The Eternal, the Independent, the Master, who depends on things and turns to needs. Allah is As-Samad, who in times of hardship seeks sanctuary.

.Occurrence: Once

Evidence: “Allah, the Eternal (As-Samad).” (Surat Al-Ikhlaas, 112: 2)

Benefit: He who repeats this name many times, Allah will provide his need, and as result he will not need others, but they will need him.

69. Al Qadir

al-qadir

Name meaning: “The Capable, The Powerful of Needs.”

Explanation; Allah is Al-Qadir, the strongest, the most measurable. It’s always when he decrees a thing. The will of Allah couldn’t be disrupted.

Occurrence: 12 times

Evidence: “Say, ‘He is able to send punishment upon you from above you or from beneath your feet.’” (Surat Al-An’aam, 6:65)

Benefit: He who repeats this name, all his desires will be fulfilled.

70. Al Muqtadir

AL-MUQTADIR

Name meaning: “The Omnipotent ”

Explanation; All the One who exercises all divine wisdom, whatever he decides; all-powerful and capable of doing everything.

Occurrence: 4 times

Evidence: “Indeed, the righteous will be among gardens and rivers, in a seat of honour in the presence of a Sovereign who is Perfect in Ability.” (Surat Al-Qamar, 54:54 – 55); “Allah has power over all things.”

Benefit: The reciter of this name will come across the truth.

71. Al Muqaddim

AL-MUQADDIM

Name meaning: “The Expeditor, The Promoter”

Explanation; He who promotes or advances. This includes fostering high-ranking servants with substantial incentives.

Occurrence: These names are not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an but rather in the Prophet’s Sunnah.

Evidence: The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “…You (i.e. Allah) are the Advancer and You are the Delayer…” (Reported by Al-Bukhaaree and Muslim)

Benefit: Reciting this name on the battlefield will remove fear and protect us from harm.his name will come across the truth.

72. Al Mu’akhkhir

AL-MU’AKHKHIR

Name meaning: “The Delayer, The Retarder ”

Explanation; Whoever delays. The one who postpones progress. The one who restrains or prevents something to put it in the right position..

Occurrence: These names are not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an but rather in the Prophet’s Sunnah.

Evidence: The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “…You (i.e. Allah) are the Advancer and You are the Delayer…” (Reported by Al-Bukhaaree and Muslim)

Benefit: The person who recites this name 100 times in his heart will be granted Allah’s love and all worldly desires will vanish.

73. Al Awwal

AL-AWWAL

Name meaning: “The First”

Explanation; Whoever delays. The oThe One who is the first. The one who existed before anything was created.

Occurrence: Once

Evidence: “He is the First and the Last, the Outward and the Inward; and He has full knowledge of all things.”

Benefit: Reciting this name 40 times for 40 days will bless you with a child if you don’t have one. Moreover, this name will bring back travelers home safe and sound.

74. Al Akhir

AL-AAKHIR

Name meaning: “The Last”

Explanation;  Al-Akhir is the last.  Allah is the One who stays after the death of all creation. The Last One, the Final One, the Ultimate One.

Occurrence: Once

Evidence: “He is the First and the Last, the Outward and the Inward; and He has full knowledge of all things.”

Benefit: The person who recites this name will have a good life and good death.

75. Az Zaahir

AZ-zaahir

Name meaning: “The Manifest”

Explanation; Zāhir is the outside, the obvious, the observable. 

Occurrence: Once

Evidence: “He is the First and the Last, the Outward and the Inward; and He has full knowledge of all things.”

Benefit: The person who recites it 10 times after jummah prayer, his heart will be enlightened with noor.

76. Al Baatin

AL-BAATIN

Name meaning: “The Hidden One, Knower of the Hidden.”

Explanation; Allah is the hidden one, but knows every in and out of everything in the world.

Occurrence: once

Evidence: “He is the First and the Last, the Outward and the Inward; and He has full knowledge of all things.”

Benefit: Recitation of this name for three days will bring truth in front of the reciter.

77. Al Waali

AL-WALIYY

Name meaning: “The Governor, The Patron.”

Explanation; The one planner of everything is Al-Waali (Wali), the only one. He is very supportive, helpful and a master in everything and out of everything in the world.

Occurrence: 15 Times

Evidence: “… Allah is your Protector—an excellent Protector and an excellent Helper!” (Surat Al-Anfaal, 8:40)

Benefit: He who repeats this name and breathes it into his house, his house will be free from danger.

78. Al Muta’ali

AL-MUTA’ALI

Name meaning: “The Self Exalted.”

Explanation; His honour is higher than what any one of his creations can imagine or understand, what is described, measured, computed or defined in his creation.

Occurrence: Once

Evidence: “He is the Knower of the unseen and the visible, the All-Great, the Exalted.” (Surat Ar-Ra`d, 13:9)

Benefit: He who repeats this name many times will gain the benevolence of Allah.

79. Al Barr

AL-BARR

Name meaning: “The source of Goodness, The Kind Benefactor”

Explanation; The One who is the biggest benefactor, the most just and the wellspring of kindness is Al-Barr. Allah is Allah. He is full of goodwill.  He grants mercy and bestows health, money and pleasure to His people. He’s always sympathetic and merciful.

Occurrence: once.

Evidence: “Truly, He is The Source of Goodness, The Compassionate.” (Surat At-Tur, 52:28)

Benefit: He who repeats this name to his child, this child will be free from misfortune.

80. At Tawwab

AT-Tawwab

Name meaning: “The Ever Pardoning, The Relenting ”

Explanation; The Allah is the One who is calling for our return, At-Tawwab. He turns humanity constantly to repentance if they travel the wrong road briefly.

Occurrence: 11 times

Evidence: “Allah is Ever-Returning, Most Merciful.” (Surat Al-Hujuraat, 49:12)

Benefit: He who repeats this name many times, his repentance will be accepted.

81. Al Muntaqim

AL-MUQADDIM

Name meaning: “The Avenger ”

Explanation; Allah is Al-Muntaqim, One who overcomes and punishes His adversaries victoriously. The moment will come when justice must be administered. Allah is most patient.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: He who repeats this names for 3 Fridays many times will be victorious against his enemies.

82. Al Afuw

Al-afuw

Name meaning: “The Pardoner ”

Explanation; It implies the forgiving, the tolerant, the removing, the eliminating of sin.

Occurrence: 5 times.

Evidence: “Allah is Ever-Pardoning, Ever-Forgiving.” (Surat An-Nisaa’, 4:43)

Benefit:  The person who recites this name will get forgiveness for his sins.

83 Ar Ra’uf

AR-RA’OOF

Name meaning: “The Most Kind”

Explanation; Allah, the Most Compassionate One, is Ar-Ra’uf. Everything Allah orders is done with full judgement.

Occurrence: 10 times.

Evidence: “Allah is Most Compassionate and Most Merciful to mankind.” (Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:143)

Benefit: The person who recites this name frequently will get blessed by Allah.

84 Malikul Mulk

MAALIK-UL-MULK

Name meaning: “Master of the Kingdom, Owner of the Dominion”

Explanation; The One who rules and provides dominion to whoever he wants. Allah is the Lord of the Kingdom, Malikul-Mulk. He is the only proprietor of all creation, and may act in any way, any time and anytime with full authority.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: The person who recites this name frequently will get blessed by Allah.

85 Zul Jalaali Wal Ikram

ZUL JALAALI WAL IKRAM

Name meaning: “Possessor of Glory and Honour, Lord of Majesty and Honorary”

Explanation; The One who holds all kinds of goodness, perfection, honour and grandeur, the One who gives generosity and honour.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: The person who recites this name will get rich.

86 Al Muqsit

AL-MUQSIT

Name meaning: “The Equitable”

Explanation;  The One who is fairest and righteous is Allah-Muqsit. He appreciates and honours the good, whatever tiny, beyond measure. He is the One who guides people towards righteousness and peace

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: The person who recites this name will get protection from evil.

87 Al Jaami

Al Jaami’

Name meaning: “The Gatherer, The Uniter”

Explanation;  The one who collects and sets up. The One who makes, arranges and connects.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: To find lost things recite this name more often.

88. Al Ghaniyy

Al - Ghaniyy

Name meaning: “The Self Sufficient, The Wealthy”

Explanation;  The One who is really happy. The One who does not desire anybody. The One who has no dependency at all.

Occurrence: 18 times.

Evidence: “Glory be to Him! He is self-sufficient.” (Surat Yoonus, 10:68)

Benefit: The person who recites it 70 times will get free from all needs.

89. Al Mughni

AL-MUGHNI

Name meaning: “The Enricher”

Explanation;  Al-Mughni makes anybody self-sufficient of His slaves. He provides his subordinates liberty and autonomy.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: The person who recites it 70 times will get free from The person will become self-sufficient if he recites it for 10 consecutive Fridays (1000 times).

90. Al Maani

Al-mani

Name meaning: “The Withholder”

Explanation;  Al-Mughni mThe One who refrains bounty from unrighteousness is Allah, Al-Maani. Allah shields individuals from harm and stops unwanted acts.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: The person who recites this name 20 times before bedtime will have a happy family life.

91. Ad Darr

AD-DHARR

Name meaning: “The Distresser”

Explanation;  Al-Mughni mThe One whoThe only one who does what He does when He will is Abd ad-Darr who bears witness to it. He is the problem solver, the one and only supporter.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: He who does not enjoy peace and tranquility in life should repeat this name 100 times in Friday nights. He will find peace and tranquility by the grace of Allah.

92. An Nafi

An-Nafi

Name meaning: “The Propitious, The Benefactor”

Explanation;  He is suitable, the One to whom he wants damage and anyone he wants to help. Without Allah’s will, it is impossible for man to get any good. He is the one who gives every advantage.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: Recite this name 41 times before carrying out a good deed and you will have success.

93. An Noor

AN-NUR

Name meaning: “The Light, The Illuminator”

Explanation;  The word nūr has been transmitted to many different languages and is Arabic for the term “heatless light.” It is frequently used in the Quran, particularly in a verse that states have been discussed extensively.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: This name will enlighten the person from the inside.

94. Al Haadi

Al-Haadi

Name meaning: “The Guidenator”

Explanation;  Allah is Al Haadi, the One who guides his faithful. His guidance is helpful and guards from bad things.

Occurrence: twice.

Evidence: “Your Lord suffices as a guide and as a helper.” (Surat Al-Furqaan, 25:31)

Benefit: Recite this name 1100 times to get your needs fulfilled.

95. Al Badi

Al-Badi

Name meaning: “The Incomparable Originator”

Explanation; Al-Badi’ The High and Glorious Originator Heavens and earth are the Originators. This name is a meaning of Allah, He Who Comes.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: Recite this name 70,000 times to get rid of distress.

96. Al Baaqi

AL-BAAQI

Name meaning: “The Ever-Surviving, The Everlasting”

Explanation; The One who is eternal, infinite, limitless. The One whose life is everlasting. The One who stays eternally, without time.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: Recite this 100 times every Friday night to get your good deeds accepted by Allah.

97. Al Waarith

Al Waarith

Name meaning: “The Inheritor, The Heir”

Explanation; The one who has always owned all that was and will always be. The One who returns to all goods when the owner is departed.

Occurrence: 3 times.

Evidence: “It is We who give life and cause to die, and We are the Inheritor.” (Surat Al-Hijr, 15:23)

Benefit: Recite this 100 times every Friday night to get your good deeds accepted by Allah.

98. Ar Rasheed

Ar-Rasheed

Name meaning: “The Guide, The Infallible Teacher”

Explanation;  He is the one who guides and directs his servants to the right path.

Occurrence: 

Evidence:

Benefit: Recite this between maghrib and isha prayer to get a task done.

99. As Sabur

AS-SABOOR

Name meaning: “The Forbearing, The Patient”

Explanation; He is the one who does not delay nor become impatient.

Occurrence: This name is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an but rather in the Prophet’s Sunnah.

Evidence: ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, narrated that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, used to say in his bowing and prostration while praying, Subbuhun quddusun, rabb-ul-malaa’ikati warrooh “[You are] the Supremely glorified, the Holy. [You are] the Lord of the angels and of Jibreel.” (Reported by Muslim)

Benefit: If someone recites this name 3000 times he shall be granted ease.

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Conclusion

Friends, the whole world operates by the 99 names of Allah SWT, and by following these names, one can get rid of all the troubles of the world and the hereafter.

Friends, by chanting the 99 names of Allah SWT, you can get rid of all the troubles of the world and the hereafter.

Each name of Allah SWT has different meanings, and the benefits of reciting them are also different.

Today, through this article, we have explained in detail each name of Allah SWT. Every believer should remember these 99 names of Allah (Asma ul Husna) and follow them.

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