Names of Allah

Names of Allah with wazifa to be read for every occasion.



1. Allah

The One Almighty Allah who alone is worthy of worship
Whoever recites Allah 1000 times daily, all doubts and uncertainties will be removed from his heart, and instead determination and faith will become inborn in him.





2. Al-Rahman
The Most Compassionate
Reciting Ya Rahmanu 100 times after each obligatory salah will protect one against heedlessness, forgetfulness and anxiety.





3. Al-Rahim
The Most Merciful
Reciting Ya Rahimu 100 times after salat al-Fajr will attract kind and friendly treatment from all creatures.




4. Al-Malik
The Sovereign
Constantly reciting Ya Maliku will result in enjoying respect and dignity in the sight of others.




5. Al-Quddus
The Holy One and One who is free from all blemishes
Reciting Ya Quddusu 100 times each day will purify our hearts and relieve us from all anxiety.




6. Al-Salam
The Giver of Peace or One who is immune from all distresses
Reciting Ya Salamu 160 times over a person who is ill will help in making that person recover from his/her illness.




7. Al-Mumin
The Giver of faith
Reciting Ya Mu’minu will safeguard us from the evil of the enemy.




8. Al-Muhaymin
The Giver of Protection
Reciting Ya Muhayminu after having performed the ablution will result in one’s inner being becoming radiant.




9. Al-Aziz
The Mighty
Reciting Ya Azizu 40 times after salat al-Far from 40 days will result in Allah(SWT) freeing us from dependance on others.




10. Al-Jabbar
The Overpowering Lord
Whoever recites Ya Jabbaru will not be subjected to coercion, and will not be exposed to violence, severity or harshness.




11. Al-Mutakabbir
The Self-Glorious
Allah (SWT) will bestow righteous children to the husbands who recite Ya Mutakabbiru before approaching their wives.




12. Al-Khaliq
The Creator
A childless wife who wishes to have children should fast for seven days and break her fast at the proper time each day with a glass of water over which she has recited Ya Khaliqu, Ya Bari’u and Ya Musawwiru 21 times. By doing that insha’ Allah she will be able to conceive.




13. Al-Bari
The One Who gives life
A childless wife who wishes to have children should fast for seven days and break her fast at the proper time each day with a glass of water over which she has recited Ya Khaliqu, Ya Bari’u and Ya Musawwiru 21 times. By doing that insha’ Allah she will be able to conceive.




14. Al-Musawwir
The Fashioner of unique beauty
A childless wife who wishes to have children should fast for seven days and break her fast at the proper time each day with a glass of water over which she has recited Ya Khaliqu, Ya Bari’u and Ya Musawwiru 21 times. By doing that insha’ Allah she will be able to conceive.




15. Al-Ghaffar
The Great Forgiver
Allah (SWT) will graciously forgive the sins of the one who constantly recites Ya Ghaffaru.




16. Al-Qahhar
The Subduer
Reciting Ya Qahharu will assist one in subduing the desires of the flesh, ridding the heart of worldly attachment and leading one to inner peace.




17. Al-Wahhab
The Bestower of all things
If one has a particular wish or cannot make ends meet one should recite Ya Wahhabu 100 times after midnight on three or seven nights consecutively after salat al-Tahajjud and Allah-willing, his/her wish will be granted and financial difficulty will be eased.



18. Al-Razzaq
The Sustainer and Provider
The gates of Divine providence will be opened for all who constantly recite Ya Razzaqu.




19. Al-Fattah
The Remover of difficulties and the Reliever
Recitation of Ya Fattahu brings openness of the heart and opens the way to victory.




20. Al-Alim
The All Knowing
Recitation of Ya Alimu will illuminate one’s heart and many qualities of light will be reflected from within us.




21. Al-Qabid
The Withholder of Sustenance
If one recites Ya Qabidu on a morsel of food for 40 days and eat it, one will never suffer starvation.




22. Al-Basit
The Extender of Sustenance
If one stretches one’s hands (like when making dua) and recites at the time of dawn 10 times Ya Basitu and then draw one’s hands over one’s face, one will not stand in need of other people.




23. Al-Khafid
The Abaser
To obtain Divine protection against the evil of an enemy, one should recite Ya Khafidu 70000 times in a religious gathering, one a day following a three-day fast.



24. Al-Rafey
The Exalter
If one recites Ya Rafey 100 times daily, Allah (SWT) will bless that person with honour, virtue and wealth.




25. Al-Mu’idhdh
The Giver of honour
Whoever recites Ya Mu’idhdhu 140 times after salat al-Isha on Mondays or Fridays will have nothing to fear.




26. Al-Mudhill
The Humiliator
One will be safe from cruel and envious people and enjoy Allah’s (SWT) protection upon reciting Ya Mudhillu 75 times.




27. Al-Sami
The All-Hearing
Allah (SWT) will take care of needs of all those who recite 100 times Ya Samiu after salat al-Zuhr on Thursdays before speaking to anyone.




28. Al-Basir
The All-Seeing
One who recites Ya Basiru 100 times after performing the fard of salat al-Jumuah and before performing the sunnah rakaat, Allah (SWT) will grant that person esteem in the eyes of others.




29. Al-Hakam
The Arbiter
Allah (SWT) will reveal many mysteries to those who recite Ya Hakamu many times at night.




30. Al-Adl
The Just
Parents who have disobedient children should recite Ya Adlu with one’s finger on a piece of bread and eat it on Friday night and Allah (SWT) will make their children obedient to them.




31. Al-Latif
The Most Affectionate
If a poor and lonely person recites Ya Latifu 100 times after performing two rakat nafil salah, all his/her wishes will be fulfilled.




32. Al-Khabir
The All-Knowing
By constantly reciting Ya Khabiru, those who suffer from bad habits will soon find them corrected.




33. Al-Halim
The Forbearing
If a farmer writes Ya Halimu on a piece of paper and buries it near the place where he has sown his seeds, no harm or misfortune will befall his crops.




34. Al-Azim
The Great
People will love and respect those who constantly recite Ya Azimu.




35. Al-Ghafur
The Forgiving
The constant recitation of Ya Ghafuru will bring relief to those who suffer from fever and migraine or who experience grief and sorrow.




36. Al-Shakur
The Highly Grateful
If one is experiencing difficulties and finds life hard and painful, one should wash one’s face with water upon which Ya Shakuru has been recited 49 times. By doing that one’s goals will be achieved.




37. Al-Aliyu
The Most High
Whoever recites Ya Aliyu fortune’s door will be opened and/or the traveller will reach his/home safely.



38. Al-Kabir
The Most Great
Whoever recites Ya Kabiru 100 times daily will be honoured.




39. Al-Hafiz
The Protector
Those who recite Ya Hafizu 16 times daily will be kept safe from disasters.




40. Al-Muqit
The Giver of Sustenance and Strength
The condition of badly behaved children will improve if they are made to drink water from a glass over which Ya Muqitu has been recited.




41. Al-Hasib
The Reckoner or One who suffices for everyone and everything
For protection against thieves, the evil eye, or harm from an enemy, recite Ya Hasibu 70 times daily for seven days starting on a Thursday. After every 70 times one should add words Hasbiyallahul Hisab (Sufficient is Allah, the Reckoner)




42. Al-Jalil
The Glorious or the One with an exalted position
If one writes Ya Jalilu on a piece of paper with musk and saffron and place the paper in a ceramic container and drinks the water once the writing is dissolved will be revered among people.




43. Al-Karim
The Benevolent
Those who constantly recite Ya Karimu will be esteemed in this world and the life Hereafter.




44. Al-Raqib
The Caretaker
Allah’s (SWT) protection is assured to those who recite Ya Raqibu 7 times and blow upon themselves, their children, families and properties.



45. Al-Mujib
The Responder of Supplications
The Dua of those who recite Ya Mujibu will be answered.



46. Al-Wasey
The All-Embracing
Whoever finds it difficult to make ends meet should recite Ya Waseo and the gates of Divine providence will be opened for him/her.



47. Al-Hakim
The Wise
The endeavours of those who constantly recite Ya Hakimu will turn out well.



48. Al-Wadud
The Most Loving
If there is any misunderstanding between two persons, one of them should recite Ya Wadud 1000 times over some food and give it to the other person to eat.



49. Al-Majid
The Most Venerable
Those who constantly recite Ya Majidu will always enjoy eminence.



50. Al-Baith
The Resurrector of the Dead
Fear of Allah (SWT) will inspire those who recite Ya Baithu.




51. Al-Shahid

The Omnipresent
Parents who recite Ya Shahidu and blow over their disobedient children will result in their children paying attention to what they are told to do.



52. The Truth
If one has lost something one should recite Ya Haqqu and that thing will be found.



53. Al-Wakil
The Trustee
By constantly reciting Ya Wakilo, one comes to enjoy Allah’s (SWT) protection against the perils of water, fire or any other threat.



54. Al-Qawi
The Almighty
Reciting Ya Qawiyu will ward off harm from a superior enemy.



55. Al-Matin
The Invincible
Difficult tasks will become easy for those who recite Ya Matinu.



56. Al-Wali
The Protecting Friend
Those who constantly recite Ya Waliyu may hope of becoming the friends of Allah (SWT)



57. Al-Hamid
The Praiseworthy
Those who recite Ya Hamidu will earn people’s love and approval.



58. Al-Muhsi
The Keeper of Records
Those who fear the Final Reckoning should recite Ya Muhsi 1000 times and it will become easier for them to render account on the Day of Judgement.



59. Al-Mubdi
The Originator
If Ya Mubdi is recited over a woman who is threatening to miscarry, she will be spared the dangers of pregnancy.



60. Al-Muid
The One who has the Power to Create again
If a member of one’s family goes absent, one should recite Ya Muidu and that member will safely return.



61. Al-Muhyi
The Giver of life
For relief from a crushing burden, one should recite Ya Muhyi.



62. Al-Mumit
The Giver of Death
One can recite Ya Mumit after overcoming one’s enemy.



63. Al-Hayy
The Everlasting
Long life will be enjoyed by those who constantly recite Ya Hayyu.



64. Al-Qayyum
The Self-Existing
Those who recite Ya Qayyumu will not lapse into heedlessness.



65. Al-Wajid
The Resourceful
Those who recite Ya Wajidu are favoured with richness of heart.



66. Al-Majid
The Noble
The hearts of those who recite Ya Majidu will be enlightened.



67. Al-Wahid
The Unique
Those who constantly alone recite Ya Wahidu in a quiet place will become immune to fear and delusion.



68. Al-Samad
The Eternal
Allah (SWT) will meet the needs of those who constantly recite Ya Samadu and they will find that others will need their assistance.



69. Al-Qadir
The All-Powerful
Those who recite Ya Qadiru will find all their wishes fulfilled.



70. Al-Muqtadir
The One with full authority
Those who recite Ya Muqtadiru will awake from heedless sleep.



71. Al-Muqaddim
The Promoter
No harm will befall those who recite Ya Muqaddimu.



72. Al-Mu’akhkhir
The Postponer
The love of Allah (SWT) will take root in the heart of the one who recites Ya Mu’akhkhiru 100 times daily.



73. Al-Awwal
The First
Anyone who wishes to have children or to be united with an absent relative should recite Ya Awwalu 100 times on 40 Fridays.



74. Al-Akhir
The Last
Those who recite Ya Akhiru will live and die well.



75. Al-Zahir
The Manifest
Enlightenment will come to those who recite Ya Zahiru 15 times after performing the fard of Salat al-Jumah.



76. Al-Batin
The Hidden
Those who recite Ya Batinu 3 times daily will come to know the reality of things.




77. Al-Wali
The One who exercises authority over all things
Those who recite Ya Wali over their houses will dwell safely therein.



78. Al-Mutali
The Exalted
Constantly reciting Ya Mutali attracts Divine benevolence.



79. Al-Barr
The Source of all goodness
Children will be safe when we recite Ya Barru and blow over them.



80. Al-Tawwab
The Oft-Returning
Repentance will be accepted from one who constantly recites Ya Tawwabu.



81. Al-Muntaqim
The Avenger
Those who constantly recite Ya Muntaqimu will be victorious over their enemies.



82. Al-Afuw
The Pardoner
Those who recite Ya Afuwu will have their sins forgiven.



83. Al-Rauf
The Kind
Those who recite Ya Rauf will be blessed with good fortune.



84. Malik al-Mulk
King of Absolute Sovereignity
Those who recite Ya Malik al-Mulk will be mighty among the people.



85. Dhu al-Jalali wal-Ikram
Lord of Majesty and Generosity
Those who recite Ya Dhu al-Jalali wal-Ikram will be enriched.



86. Al-Muqsit
The Equitable
Constantly reciting Ya Muqsitu gives protection from the mischief of the devil.



87. Al-Jami
The Assembler
One who recites Ya Jamiu will find the thing that has been lost.



88. Al-Ghani
The Self-Sufficient
One who recites Ya Ghaniu will achieve contenment.



89. Al-Mughni
The Enricher
One who recites Ya Mughni 10 times on each of 10 Fridays will become independent of other people.



90. Al-Mani
The Hinderer
Those who recite Ya Maniu will attain peace and harmony in their married life.



91. Al-Darr
The Distresser
If Ya Daru is recited on Friday nights by those who have fallen to the bottom of the scale, they will rise to higher status.



92. Al-Nafi
The Benefactor
No injury or pain will afflict those who recite Ya Nafiu as many times as possible over a period of 4 days.



93. Al-Nur
The Light
Those who recite Ya Nuru will be inwardly enlightened.



94. Al-Hadi
The Guide
Spiritual knowledge will be acquired by those who recite Ya Hadi.



95. Al-Badi
The Originator
All troubles are eased for those who recite 70 times Ya Badi al-samawati wal-ard (“O Incomparable Creator of the Heavens and the Earth!”)



96. Al-Baqi
The Eternal
Those who recite Ya Baqi 100 times before sunrise each day, will enjoy immunity from disaster and will be shown mercy in the Hereafter.



97. Al-Warith
The Supporter of All or One who remains alive even after everyone or everything dies
Long life will be enjoyed by those who often recite Ya Warithu.



98. Al-Rashid
The Right Guidance
Difficulties will be resolved for those who recite Ya Rashidu 1000 times between salat al-Maghrib and salat al-Isha.



99. Al-Sabur
The Most Forebearing
For relief from trouble or confusion, one should recite Ya Saburu 3000 times.