Beautiful Names of Allah: Al-Afuw

The Name of Allah Al-Afuw

Almighty Allah says:

He is Allah, the Creator, the Inventor, the Fashioner; to Him belong the best names. Whatever is in the heavens and earth is exalting Him. And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. (Al-Hashr 59:27)

Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Allah has ninety-nine Names, i.e., one hundred minus one, and whoever believes in their meanings and acts accordingly, will enter Paradise; and Allah is witr (one) and loves ‘the witr‘ (i.e., odd numbers).” (Al-Bukhari)

Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues his commentary on the Beautiful Names and Attributes of Allah Almighty. The Name of Allah, Al-Afuw, occurs in the Quran only five times, four of which are linked with Al-Ghafur, and one is linked with Al-Qadeer Al-Afuw means the One who blots out and leaves no trace of any sin or fault. It also means the One who can remove and obliterate all traces of sin.

You can watch this video of Dr. Yasir Qadhi to know more about the Name of Allah ‘Al-Afuw‘ and how can we apply it in our acts of worship.


Source: Yasir Qadhi Youtube Channel.

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