99 Names of Allah with Meaning and Benefits

by Muslim Pro

ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ۖ لَهُ ٱلْأَسْمَآءُ ٱلْحُسْنَىٰ

Allah – there is no deity except Him. To Him belong the best names.

[Surah Taha 20:8]

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

The dhikr of Allah is possible only because He has granted us permission to use our tongue in his remembrance. His remembrance is possible for He has blessed us and elevated our souls to be among those who seek the life of Paradise.

Here are the 99 names of Allah with their meanings so that we may continuously speak them with our tongues and hearts and strengthen our knowledge of Him. 

Asma ul Husna

Names of Allah Meaning الاسماء الحسنى
AR-RAHMAAN The Beneficent الرَّحْمَنُ
AR-RAHEEM The Merciful الرَّحِيمُ
AL-MALIK The King الْمَلِكُ
AL-QUDDUS The Most Sacred الْقُدُّوسُ
AS-SALAM The Source of Peace, The Flawless السَّلاَمُ
AL-MU’MIN The Infuser of Faith الْمُؤْمِنُ
AL-MUHAYMIN The Preserver of Safety الْمُهَيْمِنُ
AL-AZIZ All Mighty الْعَزِيزُ
AL-JABBAR The Compeller, The Restorer الْجَبَّارُ
AL-MUTAKABBIR The Supreme, The Majestic ُالْمُتَكَبِّ
AL-KHAALIQ The Creator, The Maker الْخَالِقُ
AL-BAARI The Evolver الْبَارِئُ
AL-MUSAWWIR The Fashioner الْمُصَوِّرُ
AL-GHAFFAR The Great Forgiver الْغَفَّارُ
AL-QAHHAR The All-Prevailing One الْقَهَّارُ
AL-WAHHAAB The Supreme Bestower الْوَهَّابُ
AR-RAZZAAQ The Provider الرَّزَّاقُ
AL-FATTAAH The Supreme Solver الْفَتَّاحُ
AL-‘ALEEM The All-Knowing اَلْعَلِيْمُ
AL-QAABID The Withholder الْقَابِضُ
AL-BAASIT The Extender الْبَاسِطُ
AL-KHAAFIDH The Reducer الْخَافِضُ
AR-RAAFI’ The Exalter, The Elevator الرَّافِعُ
AL-MU’IZZ The Honourer, The Bestower الْمُعِزُّ
AL-MUZIL The Dishonourer, The Humiliator ٱلْمُذِلُّ
AS-SAMEE’ The All-Hearing السَّمِيعُ
AL-BASEER The All-Seeing الْبَصِيرُ
AL-HAKAM The Impartial Judge الْحَكَمُ
AL-‘ADL The Utterly Just الْعَدْلُ
AL-LATEEF The Subtle One, The Most Gentle اللَّطِيفُ
AL-KHABEER The All-Aware الْخَبِيرُ
AL-HALEEM The Most Forbearing الْحَلِيمُ
AL-‘AZEEM The Magnificent, The Supreme الْعَظِيمُ
AL-GHAFOOR The Great Forgiver الْغَفُور
ASH-SHAKOOR The Most Appreciative الشَّكُورُ
AL-‘ALEE The Most High, The Exalted الْعَلِيُّ
AL-KABEER The Most Great الْكَبِيرُ
AL-HAFEEDH The Preserver الْحَفِيظ
AL-MUQEET The Sustainer المُقيِت
AL-HASEEB The Reckoner اﻟْﺣَسِيبُ
AL-JALEEL The Majestic الْجَلِيلُ
AL-KAREEM The Most Generous, The Most Esteemed الْكَرِيمُ
AR-RAQEEB The Watchful الرَّقِيبُ
AL-MUJEEB The Responsive One ٱلْمُجِيبُ
AL-WAASI’ The All-Encompassing, the Boundless الْوَاسِعُ
AL-HAKEEM The All-Wise الْحَكِيمُ
AL-WADUD The Most Loving الْوَدُودُ
AL-MAJEED The Glorious, The Most Honorable الْمَجِيدُ
AL-BA’ITH The Infuser of New Life الْبَاعِثُ
ASH-SHAHEED The All Observing Witnessing الشَّهِيدُ
AL-HAQQ The Absolute Truth الْحَقُ
AL-WAKEEL The Trustee, The Disposer of Affairs الْوَكِيلُ
AL-QAWIYY The All-Strong الْقَوِيُ
AL-MATEEN The Firm, The Steadfast الْمَتِينُ
AL-WALIYY The Protecting Associate الْوَلِيُّ
AL-HAMEED The Praiseworthy الْحَمِيدُ
AL-MUHSEE The All-Enumerating, The Counter الْمُحْصِي
AL-MUBDI The Originator, The Initiator الْمُبْدِئُ
AL-MUEED The Restorer, The Reinstater ٱلْمُعِيدُ
AL-MUHYI The Giver of Life الْمُحْيِي
AL-MUMEET The Creator of Death اَلْمُمِيتُ
AL-HAYY The Ever-Living الْحَيُّ
AL-QAYYOOM The Sustainer, The Self-Subsisting الْقَيُّومُ
AL-WAAJID The Perceiver الْوَاجِدُ
AL-MAAJID The Illustrious, the Magnificent الْمَاجِدُ
AL-WAAHID The One الْواحِدُ
AL-AHAD The Unique, The Only One اَلاَحَدُ
AS-SAMAD The Eternal, Satisfier of Needs الصَّمَدُ
AL-QADEER The Omnipotent One الْقَادِرُ
AL-MUQTADIR The Powerful الْمُقْتَدِرُ
AL-MUQADDIM The Expediter, The Promoter الْمُقَدِّمُ
AL-MU’AKHKHIR The Delayer الْمُؤَخِّرُ
AL-AWWAL The First الأوَّلُ
AL-AAKHIR The Last الآخِرُ
AZ-ZAAHIR The Manifest الظَّاهِرُ
AL-BAATIN The Hidden One, Knower of the Hidden الْبَاطِنُ
AL-WAALI The Sole Governor الْوَالِي
AL-MUTA’ALI The Self Exalted الْمُتَعَالِي
AL-BARR The Source of All Goodness الْبَرُّ
AT-TAWWAB The Ever-Pardoning, The Relenting التَّوَاب
AL-MUNTAQIM The Avenger الْمُنْتَقِمُ
AL-‘AFUWW The Pardoner العَفُوُ
AR-RA’OOF The Most Kind الرَّؤُوفُ
MAALIK-UL-MULK Master of the Kingdom, Owner of the Dominion َمَالِكُ ٱلْمُلْكُ
DHUL-JALAALI WAL-IKRAAM Lord of Glory and Honour, Lord of Majesty and Generosity ذُوالْجَلاَلِ وَالإكْرَامِ
AL-MUQSIT The Just One الْمُقْسِطُ
AL-JAAMI’ The Gatherer, the Uniter الْجَامِعُ
AL-GHANIYY The Self-Sufficient, The Wealthy ٱلْغَنيُّ
AL-MUGHNI The Enricher ٱلْمُغْنِيُّ
AL-MANI’ The Withholder اَلْمَانِعُ
AD-DHARR The Distresser الضَّارَ
AN-NAFI’ The Propitious, the Benefactor النَّافِعُ
AN-NUR The Light, The Illuminator النُّورُ
AL-HAADI The Guide الْهَادِي
AL-BADEE’ The Incomparable Originator الْبَدِيعُ
AL-BAAQI The Everlasting اَلْبَاقِي
AL-WAARITH The Inheritor, The Heir الْوَارِثُ
AR-RASHEED The Guide, Infallible Teacher الرَّشِيدُ
AS-SABOOR The Forbearing, The Patient الصَّبُورُ 

Benefits of Reciting Asma ul Husna

The benefits of knowing Allah and His names are plentiful. His attributes reflect the broad spectrum of traits that are present in each human. Hence understanding Allah’s names not only strengthens our belief in Him but also affirms our character as the profound saying goes, “One who knows one’s self, knows one’s Lord.” By contemplating and reflecting on each of His names, we tap on His mercy, His grace, and draw closer to Him. Beyond this, we also have so much to gain, as the first pillar of Islam encourages us to profess our love and pledge our belief to our Creator.

  1. The names of Allah strengthen our faith and remind us of his presence.
  2. His names guide us to become better humans and Muslims.
  3. The tasbih of His names, reveals his greatness and motivates us to emulate His qualities in our lives.

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