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99 names of Allah

asked 2012-12-12 23:45:08 -0500

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I'm not a muslim. I like to recite the 99 names of Allah. It makes me very happy and close to God by reciting those names.

Is that okay for me to do that along with my prayers like Jaap Sahib, which is also a prayer about God's names?

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Jeeo jee Will give u a hint. The first para (pada) of jaap saheb itself has the answer to your question. (Tav sarab naam kathe kavan karam naam barnat sumatt). Dig deep and u'll know.... a..haaa...once u know it, do share it here for us to benefit.

jas15283 gravatar imagejas15283 ( 2012-12-13 01:34:23 -0500 )edit

stick to one naam(waheguru) when doing continuers jaap. to remember does not matter so much. to continuesly reciting/SIMRAN go for ek naam WAHEGURU

behummble gravatar imagebehummble ( 2013-02-04 01:35:44 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-06-03 20:52:17 -0500

akaur6 gravatar image

What are the 99 names of God? I am very curious, please share.

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answered 2013-06-06 14:45:58 -0500

Lo K. B. gravatar image

updated 2013-06-23 03:16:58 -0500

There are infinite names for God, really. And they don't even need the stamp of a faith, either! "My Love!" can be a name of God when spoken with the light of our Essence in minds, hearts and souls! share the 99 names you know of! It'd make for beautiful poetry.


These might be it :)

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answered 2013-06-06 19:13:44 -0500

akalinihungsingh gravatar image

hahahaahaahah 99 names....akalpurakh has no name.....ਤੇਰਾ ਏਕੁ ਨਾਮੁ ਤਾਰੇ ਸੰਸਾਰੁ ॥ Thaeraa Eaek Naam Thaarae Sansaar || तेरा एकु नामु तारे संसारु ॥ Your Name alone, Lord, saves the world.

ਮੈ ਏਹਾ ਆਸ ਏਹੋ ਆਧਾਰੁ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥ Mai Eaehaa Aas Eaeho Aadhhaar ||1|| Rehaao || मै एहा आस एहो आधारु ॥१॥ रहाउ ॥ This is my hope; this is my support. ||1||Pause||......

happy does not mean that you close to God.....i think you should go ahead...even i read quran and it looks father guru gobind singh ji written...i just started so will see what it goes at the end....the gursikhs just grab good things from the whole thing...leaves the bad part...akalllllll

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answered 2013-06-09 00:52:07 -0500

Kamaljchana gravatar image

It is perfectly fine to recite any name and all names of the one. However when doing simran I believe you focus on reciting one name only. It could be Vaheguru, could be ram, raheem, hari whatever you want. Changing names during simran might affect your concentration.

Earlier I personally felt more when I used to recite Brahm or Allah. However I have practiced to recite Vaheguru now. It took me a while to get my concentration on Vaheguru for some reason but now it really helps. I dont know the science behind the name Vaheguru. But it is the rhythm of this word and the way it takes the sound to different levels that it helps me more to focus during naam simran. Va He Gu Ru. These four alphabets make your tongue touch different parts of your mouth to generate different sounds which for some reason really help focussing during naam abhiaas.

Hope this was of some help.

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answered 2013-06-24 16:32:52 -0500

Anonymous sikh gravatar image

If anyone is curious what are the 99 names of Allah; here I have compiled a list for anyone who is curious. 1 الله The Greatest Name Allah 2 الرحمن The All-Compassionate Ar-Rahman 3 الرحيم The All-Merciful Ar-Rahim 4 الملك The Absolute Ruler Al-Malik 5 القدوس The Pure One Al-Quddus 6 السلام The Source of Peace As-Salam 7 المؤمن The Inspirer of Faith Al-Mu'min 8 المهيمن The Guardian Al-Muhaymin 9 العزيز The Victorious Al-Aziz 10 الجبار The Compeller Al-Jabbar 11 المتكبر The Greatest Al-Mutakabbir 12 الخالق The Creator Al-Khaliq 13 البارئ The Maker of Order Al-Bari' 14 المصور The Shaper of Beauty Al-Musawwir 15 الغفار The Forgiving Al-Ghaffar 16 القهار The Subduer Al-Qahhar 17 الوهاب The Giver of All Al-Wahhab 18 الرزاق The Sustainer Ar-Razzaq 19 الفتاح The Opener Al-Fattah 20 العليم The Knower of All Al-Alim 21 القابض The Constrictor Al-Qabid 22 الباسط The Reliever Al-Basit 23 الخافض The Abaser Al-Khafid 24 الرافع The Exalter Ar-Rafi 25 المعز The Bestower of Honors Al-Mu'izz 26 المذل The Humiliator Al-Mudhill 27 السميع The Hearer of All As-Sami 28 البصير The Seer of All Al-Basir 29 الحكم The Judge Al-Hakam 30 العدل The Just Al-Adl 31 اللطيف The Subtle One Al-Latif 32 الخبير The All-Aware Al-Khabir 33 الحليم The Forbearing Al-Halim 34 العظيم The Magnificent Al-Azim 35 الغفور The Forgiver and Hider of Faults Al-Ghafur 36 الشكور The Rewarder of Thankfulness Ash-Shakur 37 العلي The Highest Al-Ali 38 الكبير The Greatest Al-Kabir 39 الحفيظ The Preserver Al-Hafiz 40 المقيت The Nourisher Al-Muqit 41 الحسيب The Accounter Al-Hasib 42 الجليل The Mighty Al-Jalil 43 الكريم The Generous Al-Karim 44 الرقيب The Watchful One Ar-Raqib 45 المجيب The Responder to Prayer Al-Mujib 46 الواسع The All-Comprehending Al-Wasi 47 الحكيم The Perfectly Wise Al-Hakim 48 الودود The Loving One Al-Wadud 49 المجيد The Majestic One Al-Majid 50 الباعث The Resurrector Al-Ba'ith 51 الشهيد The Witness Ash-Shahid 52 الحق The Truth Al-Haqq 53 الوكيل The Trustee Al-Wakil 54 القوى The Possessor of All Strength Al-Qawiyy 55 المتين The Forceful One Al-Matin 56 الولي The Governor Al-Waliyy 57 الحميد The Praised One Al-Hamid 58 المحصى The Appraiser Al-Muhsi 59 المبدئ The Originator Al-Mubdi' 60 المعيد The Restorer Al-Mu'id 61 المحيي The Giver of Life Al-Muhyi 62 المميت The Taker of Life Al-Mumit 63 الحي The Ever Living One Al-Hayy 64 القيوم The Self-Existing One Al-Qayyum 65 الواجد The Finder Al-Wajid 66 الماجد The Glorious Al-Majid 67 الواحد The One, the All Inclusive, The Indivisible Al-Wahid 68 الصمد The Satisfier of All Needs As-Samad 69 القادر The All Powerful Al-Qadir 70 المقتدر The Creator of All Power Al-Muqtadir 71 المقدم The Expediter Al-Muqaddim 72 المؤخر The Delayer Al-Mu'akhkhir 73 الأول The First Al-Awwal 74 الآخر The Last Al-Akhir 75 الظاهر The Manifest One Az-Zahir 76 الباطن The Hidden One Al-Batin 77 الوالي The Protecting Friend Al-Wali 78 المتعال The Supreme One Al-Muta'ali 79 البر The Doer of Good Al-Barr 80 التواب The Guide to Repentance At-Tawwab 81 المنتقم The Avenger ... (more)

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answered 2013-06-27 10:35:00 -0500

Bhai Ravinder Ji gravatar image

hmm... look god exists everywhere ..

u can recite nay name ..not an issue.. but recite it from ur inner heart...

Japji sahib..yes u can read whatever u like too.. u can read any other spiritual books... it all increases ur love to GOd.

God bless u

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