Category Archives: Allah’s Names and Attributes

[Part 6 ] Impacts of Knowing The Name of Allah: Al Muhaymin

(Continutation )

5) One of the impacts of the name of Allah, Al-Muhaymin is At-Tawakkul (relying on Allah).

One relies on Allah when seeking the means of happiness and removal of sadness.

When taking the means to seek happiness and remove sadness, we should put our complete trust on Allah and rely on Him alone (Tawakkul).

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[Part 5] Impacts of Knowing The Name of Allah: Al Muhaymin

5) One of the impacts of the name of Allah, Al-Muhaymin is At-Tawakkul (relying on Allah).

If a person believes that Allah is Muhaymin, He dominates everything, watches the hearts of people, writes and records everything, then he knows that Allah manages all affairs with knowledge. He thus takes the means and wholeheartedly relies on Allah to get what he wants.

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[Part 4] Impacts of Knowing The Name of Allah: Al Muhaymin

4) Believing in the name of Allah Al-Muhaymin will increase the love of a person towards Allah and encourage him to perform more good deeds.

When you are certain that Allah is watching you while you are doing something He loves, it will encourage you to do the good deed more.

Whenever people do any good deed, they think about the reward on the Day of Judgement. That is good and a sign of sincerity, but even better than that is to want Allah to love you and be pleased with you in this world before the next; to be one of the allies of Allah. How many of us have asked Allah for His pleasure and love?

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[Part 3] Impacts of Knowing The Name of Allah: Al Muhaymin

After knowing that Allah is Al-Muhaymin, a person should: 

3) Fulfill the rights of others

When people are unaware of Allah’s هيمنة and they are in a position of strength, they may wrong others, because they do not feel that anyone is witnessing what they do and preserving their actions. 

E.g. Parents think they own their children and no one has the right to question their parenting. They may abuse their children. They do not realize that Allah witnesses their actions and records it.



Surah An-Nisa Verse 127
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[Part 2] The Attribute implied by the Name of Allah: Al Muhaymin + Impacts of Knowing This Name

The Beautiful Attribute implied by the name Al-Muhaymin is Al-Haymana ‘ الهيمنة ‘

This attribute entails the perfect knowledge and ability of Allah, and His continuous management of the affairs of His creation.

Since Allah is Muhaymin over us, we should:

1) Be observant of Allah’s watchfulness over us by watching our hearts, utterances, actions and their congruity. 

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The Name of Allah: Al Muhaymin [Part 1- The Meaning]

Ibn Jarir At-Tabari:  “The Interpreters differed with regards to the meaning Al-Muhaymin. Some of them said it is الشهيد (The Witness), like Qatadah and Mujahid.”

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The Last Verses of Surat Al-Hashr (Part 2)

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The greatest matter in the Qur’an is the news of Allaah. The Qur’an was not revealed except to tell us who Allaah is, in order that we worship Him. Therefore, we should draw special attention to the verses and Surahs that describe Allaah.

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The Last Verses of Surat Al-Hashr (Part 1)

The most important matter mentioned in the Qur’an is about Allaah. Therefore whenever we recite the Qur’an, our intention should be to learn about Allaah.

There are many verses in the Qur’an which only talk about Allaah.

Once the Prophet (SallaAllahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) asked Ubayy ibn Ka’b (رضي الله عنه): “O Abul-Mundhir, do you know which verse from the Book of Allaah that you have learned is the greatest?” He (رضي الله عنه) said: “Allaahu la ilaha illa Huwa (None has the right to be worshipped but He) Al-Hayyul-Qayyum (the Ever-Living, the One who sustains and protects all that exists) [2:255].” The Prophet (SallaAllahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) struck him in the chest and said: “I congratulate you on your knowledge, O Abul-Mundhir.”

[Muslim no. 810]

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