Asma-e-Husna or 99 Names of Allah – Benefits and Detail

Asma-e-Husna and the 99 names of Allah means the same. This article is about some detail of the names of Allah and benefits of reciting them.

There is a tradition which mentions the 99 names of Allah as Asma-e-Husna. It means ‘Beautiful Names of God’.

This tradition is reliable which means that this Hadith is an authentic or Sahih Hadith. Most of the names relate to the text of Quran.

Hadith about 99 Names of Allah:

Follow these hadiths to know the benefits of Names of Allah.

Narrated Abu Huraira: Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said, “Allah has ninety-nine names, i.e. one-hundred minus one, and whoever knows them will go to Paradise.” (Sahih Al-Bukhari 50:894)

Abu Huraira reported Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) as saying: Verily, there are ninety-nine names for Allah, i.e. hundred excepting one. He who enumerates them would get into Paradise. And Hammam has made this addition on the authority of Abu Huraira who reported it from Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) that he said: “He is Odd (one) and loves odd number.” (Sahih Muslim 35:6476)

Benefits of the Names of Allah:

Below are some names of Allah mentioned along with their benefits.

Allah:

‘Allah’ is the greatest name of all names. The one who recites this name for 1000 times at least, will find all the suspicions vanish away.

Also, if someone wants rehabilitation from a disease, then he/she should recite this name ‘Allah’ as many times as possible. After that, pray for yourself to get rid of disease.

Ar-Rahman:

Reciting it 100 times after every obligatory prayer will enhance memory and awareness. The reciter will feel the burden vanishing away from his heart.

Ar-Rahim:

Reciting it after Fajr prayer 100 times will keep the person safe from all tribulation. Moreover, he will find everyone benevolent towards him.

Al-Malik:

Recitation of this name after Fajr prayer will make a person become rich.

Al-Quddus:

Agitation never comes close if someone recites it 100 times every day.

As-Salam:

The sick will regain his health if this is recited to him 160 times. It also keeps the frequent reciter, of this name, safe from all types of tribulations.

Al-Mumin:

Reciting it 631 times will keep you safe from anguish.

Al-Muhaymin:

This purifies the soul of a person if it is recited 100 times after taking a bath and offering two rakaats of prayer.

Al-Aziz:

Recitation of this name 41 times after Fajr prayer will make the person independent from others and will earn respect.

Al-Jabbar:

Whoever recites this name several times will not be forced to do anything. He will be safe from cruelty and hardship.

Al-Mutakabbir:

The one who recites this name frequently will earn respect and gain success.

Al-Khaliq:

Allah will assign an angel to guide the person righteously if he recites this name 100 times continuously for a prescribed limit of 7 days

Al-Musawwir:

Recite this name 21 times and do a Damm on water. Continue this for 7 consecutive days. Use the water for breaking the fast. In’sha’Allah, the women will soon be blessed with a child.

Al-Ghaffar:

Sins of a person will be forgiven if it is recited frequently.

Al-Qahhar:

This name will provide the person with inner peace and will lead the person to the correct place.

Al-Wahhab:

Reciting it frequently will remove poverty. Reciting it 40 times in the last Sajadah of Chasht prayer will relieve the person from starvation.

Ar-Razzaq:

The person will be provided with livelihood by reciting this name.

Al-Fattah:

The reciter will be given success and victory in every aspect of his life.

Al-Alim:

The heart of reciter will be enlightened with the light of Nur.

Al-Qabid:

It finishes poverty from the house if it is written, and eaten on 4 pieces of food till 40 days.

Al-Basit:

Repeating this name 10 times after Chasht prayer and rubbing hands with face will no longer be dependent upon others.

Al-Khafid:

Allah will fulfill the need of the person who recites it 500 times. It also acts as a guard from all enemies if a group of people sit in the gathering on the fourth day of fasting and recite this name 70 times each.

Ar-Rafi:

The one who recites this name 101 times in day and night will get wealthier and will be highly regarded in merit.

Al-Muizz:

Reciting this name 140 times after Mughrib prayer either on Monday or on Friday, Allah will make him majestic in the eyes of other people.

Al-Mudhill:

Reciting this name 75 times will protect the person from those who wish to harm him.

As-Sami:

Allah will fulfill the desire of a person who recites this name 500, 100 or 50 times on Thursday after Chasht prayer.

Al-Basir:

For the enlightenment of heart and soul, recite this name 100 times after Jummah prayer.

Al-Hakam:

Secrets will be revealed to the person who recites this name frequently at night.

Al-Adl:

People will obey you if you will write this name on a piece of bread on Friday.

Al-Latif:

To make your affairs get settled according to your will, recite this name 133 times daily.

Al-Khabir:

Reciting this name regularly will make a person a righteous man who is indulged in wrong things.

Al-Halim:

Write this name on a piece of paper and wash it with water. Use that water for sprinkling things. This will keep the things safe from all types of damages.

Al-Azim:

To earn respect and honor, recite this name several times.

Al-Ghafur:

This name works as a cure for headache and fever.

Ash-Shakur:

The person will be relieved from all the suffering if he recites this name 41 times daily.

Al-Ali:

The one who keeps this name written on a piece of paper will achieve a high rank and success in all his work.

Al-Kabir:

The reciter of this name 100 times daily will be esteemed by everyone.

Al-Muqit:

Recite this name and do a Dam on water. Give the water to the ill mannered child. He will become obedient.

Al-Hasib:

Reciting it many times will keep him safe from problems and difficulties.

Ar-Raqib:

The one who recites this name 7 times and do a Damm on himself, his property and family will come under the custody of Allah.

These are the benefits of some of the Asma-e-Husna.

Conclusion:

Asma-ul-Husna or 99 names of Allah contain some secrets which are not revealed. They have great benefits and reciting them will enlighten the mind of the reciter.

Therefore, this article shows the power in the names of Allah. I hope they benefited you in enlightening your knowledge.

 

Appendix:

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