Author: Dr Qazi Ashfaq Ahmad

The 99 Divine attributes of Allah:Part 34 – Attribute 96 – Al-Baqi

This issue continues the series exclusive to AMUST on the 99 divine attributes of Allah.  Read previous parts at www.goo.gl/L1wvP2 96.  Al-Baqi – The Everlasting Everyone upon it [i.e., the earth] will perish,1  And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honour. So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?2  Whoever is within the heavens and earth asks Him; every day He is in [i.e., bringing about] a matter.3 So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?4  We will attend to you, O prominent beings.5 So which of the...

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The 99 Divine attributes of Allah – Part 33 – Attribute 95 – Badi – The Unprecedented

This issue continues the series exclusive to AMUST on the 99 divine attributes of Allah.  Read previous parts at www.goo.gl/L1wvP2 95.  Badi – The Unprecedented And to Allah belongs the east and the west. So wherever you [might] turn, there is the Face of Allah. Indeed, Allah is all-Encompassing and Knowing.1 They say, “Allah has taken a son.” Exalted is He! Rather, to Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and the earth. All are devoutly obedient to Him,2 Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to it, “Be,” and it is....

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The 99 Divine attributes of Allah – Part 32 – Attribute 94

This issue continues the series exclusive to AMUST on the 99 divine attributes of Allah.  Read previous parts at www.goo.gl/L1wvP2 94.  Al- Hadi – The Guide “And the Messenger has said, ‘O my Rabb, indeed my people have taken this Quran and abandoned1 ie avoiding it, not listening to or understanding it, not living by it, or performing something else to it.” “And thus have We made for any Prophet an enemy2 from among the criminals. But sufficient is your Rabb as a Guide and a Helper3.” (Al-Furqan, 25:30,31)    1. In Arabia, the word Muhajirun is derived from the...

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The 99 Divine attributes of Allah – Part 31 – Attribute 93

This issue continues the series exclusive to AMUST on the 99 divine attributes of Allah.  Read previous parts at www.goo.gl/L1wvP2 93. An -Nur – The Light Allah is The Light (the source and bestower of luminosity and enlightenment) of the heavens and the earth1. The example of His light (His guidance in the heart of a believing servant) is like a niche arch within which is a lamp (a burning wick, the essence of a lamp)2 ; the lamp within a glass; the glass as if it were a pearly (white) star lit from (the oil of) a blessed...

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The 99 Divine attributes of Allah – Part 30 – Attribute 92

This issue continues the series exclusive to AMUST on the 99 divine attributes of Allah.  Read previous parts at www.goo.gl/L1wvP2 92. Al-Nafi’ – The Benefiter Say, ‘Shall we invoke instead of Allah that which neither benefits us nor harms us and be turned back on our heels after Allah has guided us?’(We would then be) like one whom the devils enticed (to wander) upon the earth confused,(while) he has companions inviting him to guidance,(calling), ‘come to us’.’  Say, ‘Indeed; the guidance of Allah (the only) guidance; and we have been commanded to submit to the Rabb of the worlds,...

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