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asma-ul-husna is the 99 names for Allah that are in the Qur'an.

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Is Allah part of Allah's 99 names?

Allah has 99 names but if you include Allah and Ahad that would make 100. So is Allah a part of the 99 names or not? Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: 'To God belongs 99 names, 100 minus ...
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how the attributes of god 'Rehman' and 'Raheem' different

except surah 'tauba' all surah of Qur'an starts with "bismillah ar rehman ir Raheem". how being rehmaan and being Raheem different. an aalim explained that Allah is rehmaan for all the creatures . It ...
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Does reciting the 99 Names of ALLAH (swt) bring particular benefits?

I happened to visit a Islamic website 99 Names of ALLAH(swt) recently, and it had listed all the names of ALLAH (swt), with all the names there is a certain WAZIFA or say certain recitations, that if ...
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“Ya Allah” vs “Allahuma”

I have a little but not much knowledge of Arabic. Although God is called Al-Karim, I hear the invocation Ya Karim, but I never heard the invocation Ya Al-Karim or Ya-l-Karim. Same for other names of ...
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How many names are provided for Allah in Quran and Hadith?

When there are already 1000 questions are the islam.StackExchange, I found it interesting to ask the question 1001 about 1001 names of Allah: There is a Du'a narrated from Imam Ali-ibn-Hussain from ...
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Writing the name of Allah?

Sometimes I'll pass a note to someone, for what ever reason, for instance I might write to someone: I will see you tomorrow, Insha'Allah. That piece of paper is sent on to them and maybe sent ...
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Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?

In South Asia, names like Johirul Islam or Kabir Ahmed are very common. My name is Mohayeminul Islam (Muhaiminul should be the correct spelling I suppose). All the first names I noted are the names of ...
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What are the different opinions on the etymology of the word “Allah”?

In this answer, it is mentioned that (emphasis mine), Also, in Arabic, all words derive from their root verbs; so you can tell something about the meaning based on the letters used. In the case of ...
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Why does Islam refer to God as 'Allah' in English?

My understanding is that 'Allah' is simply a transliteration of the Arabic word for God. So why is the Arabic word used even in English, instead of simply 'God'? Is the use of 'Allah' universal in ...
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Why does Allah (SWT) have 99 names?

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّ‌حْمَـٰنِ الرَّ‌حِيمِ The above verse mentions two names of Allah (SWT): الرَّ‌حْمَـٰنِ (Most Merciful) الرَّ‌حِيمِ (Most Kind) My question is, why does Allah (SWT) have ...