The Prophet (pbuh) has said: “Adopt the akhlaq (character) of Divinity”
The only way to know Allah is through His attributes. In order to understand these names and apply them to our lives, we need to look at 3 facets of each of the attributes.

Looking at the name and its
meaning in relation to Allah.

Assuming that name within
our psychology.

The actions which manifest themselves
as a result of understanding the name.


“Say (O Muhammad): Call upon Allah or call upon the Merciful, whichever you call upon, He has the best names…..” Suratu Bani Israil 17:110. The word Allah in the Qur’an is the name of an essence of His 99 beautiful names and qualities like Merciful, Kind, Knowing… Whatever little information the human being can get about Allah can only be acquired through His names. Otherwise, we have no access.

21. Al Baasit
The Expander

Al Baasit is therefore is described as the One who please the souls. Al Baasit goes hand in hand with Al Qaabidh meaning that all existence is in the grip of Allah’s power. He is the one who can restrict or release at His will. It is the Ism of the angel Israfeel.


Recite frequently for peace of mind, freedom from stress, and to gain love and respect.

Recite 10x after Salaatul Fajr with open hands, palms up and then pass over face for self sufficiency.

22. Al Khaafidh
One who Humbles

Al Khaafidh is the One Who will abase those who disbelieve in Him. Al Khaafidh goes hand in hand with Ar Raafi’ in that He abases His enemies by isolating them from Himself; He raises those who are attached to Him by drawing them near to Him.

Fast for three days and on the fourth day, recite Ya Khafidh 70,000 times in a gathering and you should be free from harm.

Recite 10x every day for honour.

23. Ar Raafi’
The Exalter

Ar Raafi’ is the one who will exalt in those who believe in them by drawing them near to him. Ar Raafi’ goes hand in hand with Al Khafidh in that He abases his enemies by isolating them from himself; he raises those who are attached to him by drawing them near to him.

Recite 100x on Thursday and Sunday night to attain a higher sense of honour, richness and merit with the unseen.

24. Al Mu'izz
The Honourer

Al Mu’izz is the One Who honours. The state of dignity obtained from Allah is different from the pride that people imagine they deserve. The dignity of those who are honoured by Allah is not pride in itself but the honour given to them and to the one who gives honour.

Repeat 140 times after Maghrib salaa on Sunday and Thursday to develop dignity in eyes of others and fear no one but God.

25. Al Muzhill
The Dishonourer

The knowledge of oneself leads one to his/her Rabb. However if used in a negative way, it can take one towards arrogance and the way of Shaytan, as it was arrogance that caused the expulsion of Shaytan from the presence of Allah. This expulsion was the first act of Allah in His manifestation of Al Muzhill.


Recite 75x when you sense harm from a jealous person.

26. As Samee’
The All Hearing

As Samee’ is a quality of Allah’s perception from which nothing audible escapes even if it is silent. It is As Samee’ who hears the praise of those who praise Him and rewards them. He hears the dua of those who do dua to Him and answers them.


Recite 500x after Zhuhr salaa for hajaat.

Recite so that one’s words have a greater effect on one’s listeners.

27. Al Baseer
The All Seeing

Al Baseer is a quality which watches and observes things in such a way that nothing escapes His attention including that which is buried deep under the earth or is in the heavens. He sees all that has passed, all that there is and all that will be until the end of time.

Recite 100x after Salatul Jumua’ to raise esteem, strength in eyesight and illumination of heart.

Recite 100x Ya Allahu, Ya Baseer before Salatul Jumua’ for success in any task.

28. Al Hakam
The Arbiter

The word Al Hakam means ones whose word is final in determining what is right and what is wrong. In distinguishing between acts of righteousness and sinning, it is Al Hakam that rewards each nafs according to what it earns. No one overturns His decisions, qadha and qadr in His hands.

Recite on Thursday night in the middle of the night frequently to know the hidden meanings in things.

29. Al 'Adl
The Just

‘Adl literally means to put everything in its rightful place. Sometimes ‘Adl is confused with equality. Equality is not a condition for justice. Believing in the ‘Adl (Justice) of Allah, means that one should not be in a position of accusing Allah of injustice or favouritism.

Write on a piece of bread on Thursday night for obedience.

30. Al Lateef
The Subtle

Al Lateef is one of Allah’s attributes derived from extreme kindness and compassion in a way which no human faculty can ever comprehend. He continuously pours His blessings on His servants; His actions are always khayr (good). It also means the One Who cannot be sensed by human senses or those of all other beings, Who knows all hidden things.


Recite 129x when stressed or depressed.

Recite “Allahu Lateefun bi ‘ibaadihi yarzuku manyashaau wa huwal Qawiyyul ‘Azeez” (12:100) 9x daily for ease.

Recite 133x for abundance in sustenance.

After 2 rakaats salaa recite it 11x for deliverance from poverty, illness, sickness, loneliness and misery.

31. Al Khabeer
The Aware

Al Khabeer is One from Who nothing is hidden. Nothing occurs in the physical or the spiritual domain without His knowledge, be it an atom that is set in motion or a breath that is disturbed.


Recite Ya Khabeer frequently to be freed of bad habits.

Recite it for 7 days to perceive hidden secrets.

32. Al Haleem
The Forbearer

Al Haleem literally means forbearance. It is derived from the word hilm which means taking time to do something with care, attention and sensibility. Al Haleem shows neither anger or rage at disobedience and does not take the swift action of punishment.

Recite 88x for subsidence of anger.

Write ya Haleem on a piece of paper and put the paper wherever you plant something to preserve it from harm.

Recite on an apple and give to spouse who has fallen out of love to restore affection.

Recite on water for plants for better growth.

33. Al Azheem
The Magnificent

Al Azheem is derived from the noun ezham which is greatness, magnanimity, dignity or honour and the absolute Azheem is the one whose greatness cannot be comprehended by the human intellect.

Recite frequently to develop respect among people.

Recite 100x for success and protection from harm of enemies.

34. Al Ghafoor
The Concealer of Faults

Al Ghafoor has a meaning very similar to Al Ghaffar, which is the forgiver. Al Ghafoor forgives perfectly and completely thereby reaching the ultimate degree of forgiveness.

Recite frequently for headaches, fever or temporary despair and despondency.

Recite 100x after Salaatul Jumua’ for relief from a heavy heart due to sins and forgiveness of the sins.

35. Ash-Shakoor
The Rewarder of Thankfulness

Allah as Ash Shakoor rewards even a few pious deeds many times over. He gives limitless happiness in the life to come for action taken during a limited period. He rewards good deeds many times over to those connected to Him for thanking Him. The reward for such gratitude is called shukr.


Recite 41 x to allievate difficulty

36. Al-'Ali
The Highest

Derived from ‘uloo which means height or sublimity or loftiness. The height referred to here is that of status. So high that He can never be conceived or visualised. He is above whose status there is none other and everything in existence is under His control. Suratul A’laa best describes this attribute of Allah.


Recite 41 x for relief from difficulty

37. Al-Kabeer
The Greatest

Al Kabeer is He who is in existence forever. Greatness is the expression of the perfection of essence. His greatness stretches from before the beginning to after the end.

Recite 232x over food and give to couple having marital problems.

If someone has lost his job or been demoted unjustly or has debts which cannot be paid – fast for 7 days and recite – Yaa Kabeeru antallazhee laa tahdil ‘uqulu liy wasfi ‘azhamatihi 1000x.

38. Al-Hafeezh
The Preserver

Al Hafeezh maintains the existence of everything that exists. He safeguards contradictory elements against overwhelming one another. Al Hafeezh is a meaning that is derived from knowing and is the opposite of oversight or forgetfulness. Allah’s knowledge is never altered by oversight or negligence. AL Hafeezh also safeguards things against loss.

Recite 16x a day for protection from calamities.

39. Al-Muqeet
The Maintainer

Al Muqeet creates all beings creating likewise their sustenance. He has made accessible to them what is necessary as well as what is a luxury. He sustains not only the body but the soul as well. It is Al Muqeet that hears the silent dua and responds. He provides the nourishment for each of His creation before He creates it and none other can take it away the nourishment destined for each creation.

Recite 7x on water and drink for fulfilment of hajat.

40. Al-Haseeb
The Reckoner

Al Haseeb is the one to whom everything honourable is referred. It is He who calls His abd to account for their deeds. Rewards those who obey Him and penalises those who disobey. He Manifests himself upon His creation by achieving an exact balance.

41. Al-Jaleel
The Majestic

Al Jaleel is derived from honour, dignity and greatness. He purifies the heart by manifesting the qualities of his glory and reveals what is hidden by the attributes of His beauty. The one who combines all of them is absolutely majestic so when we think of all the qualities put together we say Al Jaleel. When the attributes of majesty are perceived by intellectual perception it is called beauty.

42. Al-Kareem
The Generous

Al Kareem is He who forgives whilst having the power to punish. He keeps promises and exceeds the utmost one can desire when giving. As an attribute of action it means One who is endowed with liberality. As an attribute of power it refers to one who fixes the measure of generosity. As an attribute of relation, all nobility stems from this. Al Kareem is One who is not only with High esteem but one who gives without measure.

Recite 270x for freedom from debt. Recite for forgiveness.

43. Al Raqeeb
The Vigilant

One who watches everything always. Ar Raqeeb is One who safeguards everyone and everything. The one from whose knowledge nothing can escape.

Repeat 7x for yourself, family and property to be under Allah’s protection.

Recite to find lost thing.

Recite 312x to render bad vibes ineffective.

44. Al Mujeeb
The Responder

Al Mujeeb is the One Who answers the pleas and the One Who grants what is pleaded for. It is Al Mujeeb who is closer to his creations than they are to themselves. He knows the needs of all His creation before they arise, and provides their satisfaction even before it is needed.

Recite to continue to have faith.

Recite 55x at sunrise after salaa for hajat.

Reciting also helps stop gossip and slander.

45. Al Waasi'
The Vast

Al Waasi’ is limitless; whose knowledge, power, mercy, generosity are infinite. His tolerance in relation to deeds performed by His creation is endless. He embraces and contains all things. His all reaching vastness is reflected in His creation. No two human beings are similar in appearance or sound.


Recite frequently if you have difficulty earning a living.

Recite 137x to cure depression.

46. Al Hakeem
The Wise

Al-Hakeem is One who is Just in His assessments, Rahmaan in the management of affairs, One Who has determined the measure of everything, and places everything in its right place. Allah is the wisest in creating everything and in perfecting such a creation. His wisdom means He has prior knowledge of everything and has brought everything into existence most wisely and most perfectly.

Recite continuously to overcome difficulties in work and for knowledge and wisdom.

47. Al Wadood
The Loving

Al Wadood is derived from the Arabic word wud, which conveys the meaning of love or friendship and applies to all avenues of goodness. Wadood is unconditional love. The one who desires good for all his creation. In return Allah is the only one worthy of love and al wadud is the quality which loves the wellbeing of his creation. Gives his creation the ability to realise their full potential but the best of abilities is to love him back.

48. Al Majeed
The Glorious

Allah is the most majestic and glorious and in the meaning of Al Majeed there are two elements; one is His majesty or power which keeps Him above and beyond any attempt to reach Him and the other is His glory and honour as shown in His beautiful actions and state for which He is praised and loved.

Recite 100x at iftar on the 13th, 14th & 15th of the Lunar month to cure sickness especially psoriasis, heart disease and depression.

49. Al Baa’ith
The Resurrector

Al Baa’ith is Allah’s quality of the raising of the dead and revealing what is in their hearts. The raising of the dead can be called the final creation. It is a time when Allah wil raise human beings from the graves and bring forward all thoughts and actions that they encountered in their lifetime.

Recite 100x to gain taqwa and wisdom.

Recite frequently with hand on chest at bedtime.

Recite 7070x to clear name if wrongly accused.

50. Ash Shaheed
The Witness

Allah is Ash Shaheed because He is present and observes all beings and is fully aware of them. He is the one who witness all that happens everywhere at all times. He is close to all things and pays attention to all events.


Repeat 21x with your hand on the forehead of a rebellious child to calm him down.

Assists in controlling one’s own disobedience.

51. Al Haqq
The Truth

Allah makes the truth manifest by the power of His words. He permits the truth to manifest itself. He creates everything on truth as His wisdom dictates. He is the first cause of all that exists where there is no change. There is neither a beginning nor an end.

Recite to find lost thing.

For sustenance recite 100x La Ilaha illallahul Malikul Haqqul Mubeen every day.

52. Al Wakeel
The Trustee

Al Wakeel is the sustainer. The one who has taken upon himself to provide sustenance for His abd. He has taken upon Himself the charge of the affair of all those under His care. He provides His creation with everything they need.

If you are afraid of drowning or being burned in a fire, repeat Ya Wakeel for protection.

53. Al Qawiyy
The Strong

Al Qawiyy signifies unconditional strength. Allah is perfect in His strength and His firmness. He is able to overcome all with His inexhaustible strength. He sees to the continuation of the creation and the protection of the creatures guiding them until the appointed time.

Recite Ya Qawiyy for safety from an enemy.

Recite 116x for strength to do ibada.

54. Al Mateen
The Firm

Al Mateen goes hand in hand with Al Qawiyy. The firmness here means the intensity of strength. Al Mateem is the one whose might is perfect where nothing can affect Him or move Him. It is the all-pervasive action of the strength of Al Qawiyy.

Recite for your troubles to disappear.

To increase breast milk write on a cup and drink water from it.

Recite 500x to eliminate tyranny and negativity from oneself.

55. Al Waliyy
The Friend

Allah is the protecting friend of His servants. He eliminates their difficulties and gives them guidance, peace and success in their affairs in this world and the hereafter.


Recite Ya Waliy frequently to become a Friend of God. Recite in the presence of a spouse who is ill of character.

56. Al Hameed
The Praised

In relation to Allah hamd is neither simply praise nor gratitude. It is a combination of praise and thanks and since Hamd is only for Allah; it incorporates a third concept of worship. Therefore the word ‘HAMD’ means worshipful and thankful praise. It is a pure internal emotion within the human being whose source lies in the depths of the nafs.

Repeat Ya Hameed be loved and praised. Write on a cup and drink from it for refined speech.

57. Al Muhsii
The Appraiser

Allah is Al Muhsi, One Who counts what we do and computes it for the day when we will meet Him. He sees and knows everything in its reality. Apart from knowing everything that exists as a whole and individually, He knows every minute thing analytically as well.

Recite 100x for ease on the Day of Judgement.

Recite 148x to assist in understanding and memorisation.

Also gives courage for self criticism.

58. Al Mubdi'
The Beginner

Allah is the originator of all. He creates without model or material. In the beginning before time or space when there was no other form of creation, Allah existed. He is the One who brought the cosmos into being without a prior model.

Recite to make decisions when undecisive.

If a pregnant woman fears a miscarriage then place right hand on the stomach and recite 99x.

59. Al Mu'eed
The Restorer

The One who restores or reproduces. It is Al Mu’eed who brings the dead back to life. He gathers all beings for the day of Judgement and lifts the veil from them. He rewards or punishes them according to their actions.

Repeat 70x for the safe return of a family member who is away.

60. Al Muhyi
The Life Giver

Al Muhyi is the one who gives life. He is giver of life to things without life. He is the one who has created life and who has created death, none else can do that.


If you are weighed down with a heavy burden repeat 7x daily.

Recite 68x after every salaa to cure a chronic illness.

61. Al Mumeet
The Life Taker

Allah is the Creator of death.  He has destined a time for each being to come into existence and for each being their time to leave. When we die, whatever we have gained or lost in terms of deeds will determine our state in the hereafter.

Recite frequently with your hands on your chest on falling asleep to control your passions and destroy your enemy.

62. Al Hayy
The Living

Al Hayy means the Ever-living one who is self sustaining from time immemorial and will continue to be so for ever. Allah is the perfectly alive and ever-living One. The source of life in all that is alive. He is aware of all that is in existence and will be in existence. He gives life to a dead land through rain and causes plants to grow.

Al Hayy and Al Qayyum known as Isme ‘Azham.

Recite frequently for a long life and to cure sickness.

Recite 500x before sunrise for peace.

63. Al Qayyum
The Self Existing

Allah exists absolutely on His own and not through others, while every being exists through Him and because of Him. He is the master and organiser of all affairs. On the Day of Judgement everyone will stand in front of Allah for judgement of their affairs.

Al Hayy and Al Qayyum known as Isme ‘Azham.

Recite at the time of Fajr salaa for friendship.

Recite 16x daily for memorisation help.

Recite it in seclusion for affluence.

To remove lethargy and laziness recite Al Hayyu and Al Qayyum after Fajr salaa.

64. Al Waajid
The Resourceful

Al Waajid is one who has everything that He wants or desires. One who can affect the decree, who knows and determines everything. One who is capable of doing everything. Nothing is beyond his reach or might. He is always there to satisfy our needs with all his love, compassion and wisdom.

Repeat Ya Waajid with every morsel of food to become resourceful.

65. Al Maajid
The Noble

Allah is absolute perfection in His nobility. He treats His abd most graciously and generously, manifesting His nobility to them through the light of His compassion. He shows infinite kindness towards His creation. He has given human beings the possibility of actualising noble character traits and conducts and glorifies them for the positive character traits that they develop.

Recite Ya Maajid 465x morning and night to be understood by others.

66. Al Waahid
The Unique

The attribute of Allah Al Waahid, means the Unique, the One. To believe in Tawheed is to believe that there is no partner with Allah in His authority and that being One is the quality of His which nobody else shares with Him.


Repeat 1000x when you are alone and in a dark place to be free of fear and delusions.

67. Al Ahad
The One

The word ‘ahad’ as opposed to ‘wahid’ depicts the oneness of Allah. ‘Ahad’ depicts one in the sense of the Absolute One which cannot be divided, multiplied, preceded nor followed. By Allah using Ahad, He is implying affirmation to His Oneness, and there being none similar to Him.


1000x for unification of nafs.

For pious children keep ism on self.

68. As Samad
The Eternal

As Samad is an attribute of Allah which is also known as ism e ‘azam, a great name.  As Samad in essence is the satisfier of all needs and all are in need of Him, yet He is in need of none. It is As Samad that we approach to grant our pleas, the one to whom we plead to make wishes come true. He is the one who we seek during times of need.


Recite 1000x to know the hidden meanings of things.

Recite 115x at dawn or at midnight while in sajda, to be safe from oppression.

Recite to improve character.

69. Al Qaadir
The Able

Al Qaadir, translated in English is the All Powerful. Allah is the All Powerful. He does what He wills, as He wills. Allah created the universe without needing the help of anything and from neither materials nor models. Al Qaadir has infinite ability; it is a capacity of causing things to happen. The power of invention and creation – they’re all conditioned by one thing His will.

Recite while washing each limb during wudhoo and no enemy should harm you.

If you face a difficulty recite 41x to be free from difficulty.

Recite 305x when love not responded to.

70. Al Muqtadir
The Powerful

Al Muqtadir is the superlative of Al Qaadir, which enhances the prestige and the awe which is inspired by Al Qaadir. Al Muqtadir controls everything through His Might which encompasses all His creation. He is the One who creates the power and has the total control over all powers. He manifests His name Al Muqtadir over all creation. Therefore if we think of Al Qaadir as All Powerful, Al Muqtadir is the manifestation of that power in creation.

Repeat Ya Muqtadir frequently to become aware of the Truth.
Recite 744x to sharpen the memory.

71. Al Muqaddim
The Promoter

Al Muqaddim is He who advances the rank and status of whoever deserves to be advanced or preferred or favoured over others. In other words, He brings forward whoever He wills. He advances human beings according to the sincerity of their submission to Him and protects them against falling into disobedience if they have connected themselves to Him.


Repeat when you are afraid of being alone in a frightening place.

Recite to present things in their right places.

72. Al Muakhir
The Postponer

Al Muakhir grants His guidance to those who obey Him whilst delaying it to those who disobey Him. He postpones the punishment of the oppressor because of His compassion and mercy thereby giving time to be able to correct themselves.


Recite 100 times for tawba to be accepted.

Recite 1446x before sunrise for 7 days to prevent tyrant from gaining power.

73. Al Awwal
The First

Allah is the first and there is none like Him. This means that there is none prior to Him, that He is self-existent, that all comes from Him and that He is the cause of all that became.


Recite 40 times on Thursday night for fulfilment of needs.

Recite 1000 times for 40 Fridays for an overwhelming problem and for safe return from journey.

74. Al Aakhir
The Last

Allah is the last as He has no beginning and He has no end. He is eternal. He is the last in the sense that the circle of existence begins and ends with Him.


Those who recites frequently should lead a good life and have a good end at the time of death.

Recite 1000 times on Friday for increased sustenance.

75. Azh Zhaahir
The Manifest

Azh Zhahir is derived from Zuhoor which means manifestation or appearance. It means something hidden coming to appearance. Allah is hidden from those who seek to see by means of their senses, but He is apparent to those who seek to know Him by the wisdom and reason that Allah has bestowed upon them.


Recite Ya Zhaahir 500x for divine Light to enter your heart.

76. Al Baatin
The Hidden

Allah is Zhaahir through sufficiency and He is Baatin through objectivity. He is Zhaahir due to His bounties and He is Al Baatin through His mercy. He is the apparent One Who subdues everything and the hidden One Who knows the truth about everything. Allah’s existence is both manifest and hidden.


Recite 22x to see the truth in things.

Recite 33x for enlightenment.

For hajaat pray 2 rakats salaa after which recite “Huwal Awwalu wal Aakhiru wazh Zhaahiru wal Baatin; wa huwa ‘alaa kulli shayin Qadeer”

77. Al Waali
The Governor

Allah is the sole manager and governor of the whole creation. There is no continuity or existence without His permission. Everything happens according to His judgement and by His command. Everything is measured and registered.


Recite in your home to be free from danger.

Recite 11x to subdue another’s anger.

78. Al Muta’aali
The Exalted

Al-Muta’ali is Exalted in His Greatness and Honours which nobody reaches besides Him. His Honour cannot be comprehended or measured in human terms. Al-Muta’ali is above deficiencies or shortcomings, or above being conceived by anyone’s imagination.


Recite to ease difficulties.

Recommended for women to recite during menstruation to relieve ailments.

If demoted recite 540x to be restored to honour. Also effective for interviews.

79. Al Barr
The Source of Goodness

Al Barr is an inclusive word containing all the attributes of goodness, benevolence and charity. If His abd intends to do a good deed but is unable to actualise it Allah as Al Barr rewards the intention as if it were actualised. But if His abd intends to sin and is unable to actualise it Allah forgives the intention. When you do good to Allah’s creation even if it is by a smile or a kind word you will see the reflection of Al Barr in you.


Repeat frequently to be blessed and be free from misfortune.

Recite 7x daily to create aversion to bad habits.

If recited 7x on a newborn baby it will give the child protection from calamities.

80. At Tawwab
The Accepter of Tawba

Allah accepts the repentance of those who sincerely repent and turn to him. The Arabic word “tawwab” gives the sense of “oft-returning” which means that Allah repeatedly accepts the repentance.


Repeat many times for acceptance of tawba.

Recite frequently for accomplishment of a task.

Recite 10x in front of a tyrant to be free from oppression.

81. Al Muntaqim
The Avenger

The word Al Muntaqim is derived from the noun Intiqaam which means avenging or retribution against someone. Allah punishes those who persist in revolting, those who create disharmony and who tyrannise His creation. Al Muntaqim facilitates the removal of what is bad, harmful or dangerous. He warns with repeated warnings and He accepts excuses and delays punishment.


Repeat to be victorious against your enemy.

To remove a tyrant from power, recite Ya Muntaqimu and Ya Qahhaar 1000x.

82. Al Afw
The Proud

Literally the Arabic word ‘Afw means “to release”, “to heal”, “to restore”, to remit”. Thus in relation to Allah it means “to release us from the burden of punishment due to our sins and mistakes”, “to restore our honour after we have dishonoured ourselves by committing sins and making mistakes.” This has another aspect of forgiveness which denotes a complete erasing of the sin. This Name occurs in the Qur’an five times.


Repeat Ya ‘Afw frequently for forgiveness

83. Ar Ra'uf
The Clement

Ar Ra’uf therefore refers to the One Who does not cease to be kind and compassionate to the sinners by accepting their repentance. It conveys the same meaning as Ar Raheem with an intensification of the meaning embedded in it. Amongst the manifestations of Allah’s rahma towards His ibaad is that He protects them against committing what will incur His wrath or His anger and such a protection from slipping from the right path carries a stronger sense of Rahma than His forgiveness for sins which have already been committed.


Repeat frequently to be blessed.

Recite also to gain affection of creation.

84. Malik Ul Mulk
King of Kingdom

Allah is the eternal owner of His kingdom. He shares neither the ownership nor the power, government nor guardianship of the universe with anyone. The word “Al Mulk” here means kingdom and the word “Al Malik” means the Powerful One, the One who possesses perfect power, the totality of everything in existence forms a single kingdom.


Recite to gain esteem and change doubts into reassurance.

Recite 212x daily to gain sustenance from unexpected means.

85. Dhul Jalal Wal Ikram
Lord of Majesty & Generosity

Allah is the Lord of Majesty and bounty. There is no perfection that does not belong to Him nor any blessing or honour that comes from anyone other than Him. Allah is the owner of all majesty.


Repeat Ya Dhul jalaal wal ikraam to develop self esteem.

86. Al Muqsit
The Equitable

The attribute Al Muqsit means the One who is Equitable. Allah is the one who acts and distributes justice and fairness. Muqsad is one who is fair in his judgement or decision. So essentially Al Muqsit is an attribute which implements justice by assuring that what belongs to someone is returned to them. It’s also called “insaaf” carrying out equity.


Repeat 100x to be free from the harm of your idol/ego and you should attain your purpose.

Recite 700x for hajaat.

If the mind wanders in salaa recite 239x before salaa.

Also recite for anger and depression.

87. Al Jaami'
The Gatherer

Al Jaami’ derives from the word Jama’a, the root word which means to gather or assemble or combine. The day of gathering is in essence the Day of Judgement and is called so because Allah will gather in it all creation. He will also combine the reward of those who obeyed Him and the penalty of those who disobeyed Him.


Repeat to find lost things or be reconciled with someone who has separated.

Do ghusl at Zhuhr and lifting gaze towards heavens recite 10x closing each finger as you do so to reconcile dispersed family.

88. Al Ghani
The Rich

Linguistically, ghina, the root word of “al-Ghaniyy“, means: independence by virtue of having self-sufficiency. This meaning is implied in aya 64 of Suratul Hajj “His is whatever in the heavens and in the earth, and most surely Allah is the self-Sufficient, the Praised”. Al-Ghaniyy needs none while everything and everyone need Him.  Everyone else besides Allah is needy.


Repeat frequently for contentment.

Recite 70x daily for abundance in rizq.

Recite and blow over body for shifaa from illness.

89. Al Mughni
The Enricher

The attribute Al Mughni is very much related to Al Ghaniy. Al Mughni grants His fadhl and favours to his abd abundantly.  He facilitates for them the achievements of their goals and objectives and the meeting of their everyday needs. There is neither independence nor self-sufficiency except that Allah, the Al Mughni has caused it to exist.


Recite 1000 x every Friday to become self-sufficient.

Recite 1121x every Friday for 10 Fridays to eliminate nervous tension.

Recite on hands and pass over afflicted part of body to recover.

For spiritual and material wealth, recite 11x salawaat, followed by 1111x Ya Mughni and end with 11x salawaat and Suratul Muzzammil.

90. Al Maani'
The Protector

Al Maani’ is one of Allah’s attributes which is derived from Man or Mania which is the opposite of giving or granting. It also means to protect, to stop one thing from harming another or one group of people from annihilating another. Al Maani’ is One who protects, and who averts harms for those who voluntarily obey Him and attach themselves to Him.


Repeat to have a good family life.

Recite 20x to subside anger.

Recite 161x to help relieve pain and fear.

Recite for safety during journeys.

Recite silently to rekindle affection between spouses.

91. Adh Dharr
The Punisher

 Allah is Adh Dhaar which means He is the one who can harm anything or anyone. He impoverishes any of his abd or causes them to fall prey to illness according to His wisdom, because He determines everything. He facilitates the means of harm as a trial from Him whereby He is able to forgive and perch the sins or subject one of His abd to a test in order to raise their status.


Repeat 100x on Thursday nights to grow closer to Allah.

Recite for safety from tyranny.

92. An-Naafi’
The Beneficial

It is An Naafi’ who enables His creation to receive the benefits He creates for them. Who facilitates the path which leads to Him for those who aspire to tread it. Who benefited the souls through His Messengers. Who nourished the bodies with food and wards off diseases through medicine. Who keeps affliction away through His favours.


Recite for 4 days to avoid harm.

Recite 41x for completion of task.

Provides safety on a journey.

Recite before intimacy for pious children.

93. An Nur
The Light

An-Nur is the Apparent One Who has manifested Himself fully. He makes everything else apparent and visible.  An-Nur takes things out of non-existence and brings them into the world of existence and guides the hearts to prefer and opt for what is right, and also guides the innermost conscience to silently address Him.


Recite 700x on Thursday night to receive inner light.

Recite Sura Al Nur 7x followed by Ya Nur 1000x to gain light in your heart.

94. Al Haadi
The Guide

Lingustically, Haadi is derived from hidaya, which means guidance. Guidance attracts the heart of the believer to Al Haadi – the One who provides that guidance – thereby bringing the heart closer to Divinity. Al Haadi guides the guilty towards tawba and occupies the heart with truthfulness and equity.


Repeat frequently to gain spiritual knowledge.

95. Al Badi'
The Originator

 Al Badi’ is the Originator of all things without following a prior model, He didn’t learn their creation from anyone else, rather he initiated creation. He brought everything into existence without the use of a tool or material, without being limited to time or space in being able to do that.


Repeat 1000 x by saying, “Ya Badi’ as-samawati’ wa ‘l-ardh,” for troubles.

Relieves depression and stress.

Recite before sleeping for guidance on feasibility of task.

For accomplishment of a task recite 1200x Ya Badi’ al ajaaib bil khayr. Ya Badi’ for 12 days.

96. Al Baaqi
The Everlasting

The root word of Al Baaqi is Baqa which is the opposite of extinction.  It’s an ever-enduring existence.  Baqa also means obedience to Allah and awaiting His rewards. Al Baaqi will remain forever from the beginning of any beginning and for eternity.  The absolute Baaqi is the duration of the one that never ends.


Recite on Thursday night to be free of difficulties.

Recite frequently for acceptance of duas.

97. Al Waarith
The Inheritor

The root word of this attribute of Al Waarith comes from waratha, which means inherited.  It is Allah who will inherit everything after the extinction of everyone and everything.  He is the only one who will remain. The rest of existence will perish along with all the things that He had given them.


Recite 100x at sunrise to be free of difficulties.

Recite it often to fulfil a task.

To remove worries recite 1000x between Maghrib and Eisha salaa.

98. Ar Rasheed
Right in Guidance

Ar Rasheed is characterised by complete perfection, great wisdom, ultimate guidance. Everything Ar Rasheed does has a beneficial and a clear purpose. The effectiveness of Allah as Ar Rasheed is such that everything is guided by His will but does not enforce what He teaches. Rather He gives us freewill to be able to act upon it as we choose and allows us gain our reward by our own decisions through practicing what we are taught.


Repeat 1000x between Maghrib and Eisha Salaa to remove troubles, and for financial progress.

Recite also to make words effective.

99. As Sabur
The Patient

As Sabur is the most patient – His patience is greater than anyone else.  When we think of Allah as As Sabur He gives to you and is true to you even when you do not fulfil your obligation to Him.


Repeat 33x for relief from troubles, difficulties and sorrow.

Recite 100x before sunrise for safety from calamities and ‘tying’ the enemy’s tongue.

Repeat 298x for physical pain.

Repeat frequently if unjustly accused.

In difficulty recite 1020x.