Aqeedah

99 Names of Allah

  1. Ar Rahman (الرَّحْمَنُ) The Most Gracious
  2. Ar Raheem (الرَّحِيمُ) The Most Merciful
  3. Al Malik (الْمَلِكُ) The King
  4. Al Quddus (الْقُدُّوسُ) The Most Holy
  5. As Salam (السَّلاَمُ) The Ultimate Provider of Peace
  6. Al Mu’min (الْمُؤْمِنُ) The Guarant Blessing
  7. Al Muhaymin (الْمُهَيْمِنُ) The Guardian, the Preserver
  8. Al Aziz (الْعَزِيزُ) The Almighty, the Self Sufficient
  9. Al Jabbaar (الْجَبَّارُ) The Powerful ,
  10. Al Mutakabbir (الْمُتَكَبِّرُ) The Greatest
  11. Al Khaaliq (الْخَالِقُ) The Creator
  12. Al Baari (الْبَارِئُ) The Maker
  13. Al Musawwir (الْمُصَوِّرُ) The Fashioner of Forms
  14. Al Ghaffaar (الْغَفَّارُ) The Ever-Forgiving
  15. Al Qahhaar (الْقَهَّارُ) The All Subduer
  16. Al Wahhaab(الْوَهَّابُ) The Bestower
  17. Ar Razzaaq (الرَّزَّاقُ) The Ever-Providing,The Sustainer
  18. Al Fattaah(الْفَتَّاحُ) The Ultimate Judge, The Opener of All Portals, the Victory Giver
  19. Al Alim (اَلْعَلِيْمُ) The All-Knowing, the Omniscient
  20. Al Qaabid (الْقَابِضُ) The Restrainer, the Straightener
  21. Al Baasit (الْبَاسِطُ) The Expander, the Munificent
  22. Al Khaafid (الْخَافِضُ) The Abaser, The Demeanor
  23. Ar Raafi’ (الرَّافِعُ) The Exalter
  24. Al Mu’izz (الْمُعِزُّ) The Giver of Honor
  25. Al Muzil (المُذِلُّ) The Humiliator
  26. As Sami/Al Sami’ (السَّمِيعُ) The All-Hearing
  27. Al Basir (الْبَصِيرُ) The All-Seeing
  28. Al Hakam (الْحَكَمُ) The Judge, the Ultimate Arbiter
  29. Al ‘Adl (الْعَدْلُ) The Utterly Just
  30. Al Latif (اللَّطِيفُ) The Kind
  31. Al Khabir (الْخَبِيرُ) The All-Aware
  32. Al Halim (الْحَلِيمُ) The Forbearer, The Indulgent
  33. Al ‘Azim (الْعَظِيمُ) The Magnificent, the Infinite
  34. Al Ghafur (الْغَفُورُ) The All-Forgiving
  35. Ash Shakur (الشَّكُورُ) The Grateful
  36. Al Ali (الْعَلِيُّ) The Sublimely Exalted
  37. Al Kabir (الْكَبِيرُ) The Great
  38. Al Hafiz (الْحَفِيظُ) The Preserver, The Protector
  39. Al Muqit (المُقيِت) The Nourisher
  40. Al Hasib (الْحسِيبُ) The Reckoner
  41. Al Jalil (الْجَلِيلُ) The Majestic
  42. Al Karim (الْكَرِيمُ) The Bountiful, the Generous
  43. Ar Raqib (الرَّقِيبُ) The Watchful
  44. Al Mujib (الْمُجِيبُ) The Responsive, the Answerer
  45. Al Wasi’ (الْوَاسِعُ) The Vast, the All Encompassing
  46. Al Hakim (الْحَكِيمُ) The Wise
  47. Al Wadud (الْوَدُودُ) The Loving, the Kind One
  48. Al Majid (الْمَجِيدُ) The All Glorious
  49. Al Ba’ith (الْبَاعِثُ) The Raiser of the Dead
  50. Ash Shahid (الشَّهِيدُ) The Witness
  51. Al Haqq (الْحَقُّ) The Truth, the Real
  52. Al Wakil (الْوَكِيلُ) The Trustee, the Dependable
  53. Al Qawiyy (الْقَوِيُّ) The Strong
  54. Al Matin (الْمَتِينُ) The Firm, the Steadfast
  55. Al Wali (الْوَلِيُّ) The Protecting Friend, Patron, and Supporter
  56. Al Hamid (الْحَمِيدُ) The All Praiseworthy
  57. Al Muhsi (الْمُحْصِي) The Accounter, The Numberer of All
  58. Al Mubdi (الْمُبْدِئُ) The Producer, Originator, and Initiator of all
  59. Al Mu’id (الْمُعِيدُ) The Reinstater Who Brings Back All
  60. Al Muhyi (الْمُحْيِي) The Giver of Life
  61. Al Mumit (اَلْمُمِيتُ) The Bringer of Death, the Destroyer
  62. Al Hayy (الْحَيُّ) The Ever Living
  63. Al Qayyum (الْقَيُّومُ) The Self Subsisting Sustainer of All
  64. Al Waajid (الْوَاجِدُ) The Perceiver, the Finder, the Unfailing
  65. Al Maajid (الْمَاجِدُ) The Illustrious, the Magnificent
  66. Al Waahid (الْواحِدُ) The One, the All Inclusive, the Indivisible
  67. Al Ahad (اَلاَحَدُ) The One, the Indivisible
  68. As Samad (الصَّمَدُ) The Everlasting,The Eternal Refuge
  69. Al Qaadir (الْقَادِرُ) The All-Capable, The Most Able,  The Most Powerful
  70. Al Muqtadir (الْمُقْتَدِرُ) The All Determiner, the Dominant
  71. Al Muqaddim (الْمُقَدِّمُ) The Expediter, He who brings forward
  72. Al Mu’akhkhir (الْمُؤَخِّرُ) The Delayer, He who brings backwards
  73. Al Awwal (الأوَّلُ) The First
  74. Al Aakhir (الآخِرُ) The Last
  75. Az Zaahir (الظَّاهِرُ) The Manifest; the All Victorious
  76. Al Baatin (الْبَاطِنُ) The Hidden; the All Encompassing
  77. Al Waali (الْوَالِي) The Patron
  78. Al Muta’ali (الْمُتَعَالِي) The Self Exalted
  79. Al Barr (الْبَرُّ) The Most Kind and Righteous
  80. At Tawwaab (التَّوَابُ) The Ever-Pardoning, Ever Relenting
  81. Al Muntaqim (الْمُنْتَقِمُ) The Avenger
  82. Al ‘Afuww (العَفُوُّ) The Pardoner, The Forgiver
  83. Ar Ra’uf (الرَّؤُوفُ) The Clement, The Compassionate, The All-Pitying
  84. Malik al Mulk (مَالِكُ الْمُلْكِ) The Owner of All Sovereignty
  85. Dhu al Jalal wa al Ikram (ذُوالْجَلاَلِ وَالإكْرَامِ) The Lord of Majesty and Generosity
  86. Al Muqsit (الْمُقْسِطُ) The Equitable, the Requiter
  87. Al Jaami’ (الْجَامِعُ) The Gatherer, the Unifier
  88. Al Ghani (الْغَنِيُّ) The All Rich, the Independent
  89. Al Mughni (الْمُغْنِي) The Enricher, the Emancipator
  90. Al Mani’ (اَلْمَانِعُ) The Withholder, the Shielder, the Defender
  91. Ad Dharr (الضَّارَّ) The Distresser
  92. An Nafi’ (النَّافِعُ) The Propitious, the Benefactor
  93. An Nur (النُّورُ) The Light
  94. Al Hadi (الْهَادِي) The Guide
  95. Al Badi (الْبَدِيعُ) Incomparable, the Originator
  96. Al Baaqi (اَلْبَاقِي) The Ever Enduring and Immutable
  97. Al Waarith (الْوَارِثُ) The Heir, the Inheritor of All
  98. Ar Rashid (الرَّشِيدُ) The Guide, Infallible Teacher, and Knower
  99. Al Saboor (الصَّبُورُ) The Forbearing, The Patient

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Belief in Messengers

A Rasul (Messenger) is:

  • a male adult human who is free and intelligent, to whom Allah has revealed a Sacred Law be it in book form or otherwise, and who was ordered by Him to convey it to the servants
  • a female cannot become a messenger

A Nabi (Prophet) is:

  • a male adult human who is free and intelligent, to whom Allah has revealed a Sacred Law, even though He did not order him to convey it to the creation
  • all Rasuls are Nabis
  • not all Nabis are Rasuls
  • a female cannot become a prophet

Mandatory attributes of rasuls:

  • siddiq (truthful). Always speaks the truth.
  • amanah (trustworthy). Never betrays anybody.
  • tabligh (conveying). Conveys all that Allah asked to convey.
  • fathanah (wise). Have wisdom when dealing with their people.

Inconceivable attributes of rasuls

  • lying 
  • treachery
  • concealment
  • stupidity and dim-wittedness

25 rasuls mentioned in the Quran

  1. Adam
  2. Idris
  3. Nuh
  4. Hud
  5. Salih
  6. Ibrahim
  7. Luth
  8. Ismail
  9. Ishaq
  10. Ya’kub
  11. Yusuf
  12. Ayub
  13. Shuaib
  14. Musa
  15. Harun
  16. Zulkifli
  17. Daud
  18. Sulaiman
  19. Ilyas
  20. Ilyasa
  21. Yunus
  22. Zakariya
  23. Yahya
  24. Isa
  25. Muhammad

Ulul Azmi (great) rasuls

  1. Adam
  2. Nuh
  3. Ibrahim
  4. Isa
  5. Muhammad

Rasuls with Books

  1. Musa (Taurah)
  2. Daud (Zabur)
  3. Isa (Injil)
  4. Muhammad (Quran)