Common questions

What is the meaning of Allahu Alam?

What is the meaning of Allahu Alam?

Phrase. اَللّٰهُ أَعْلَم‎ • (allāhu ʾaʿlam) “God only knows”; literally, “God knows best, God knows better” – an expression used when responding to a question to which one does not know the answer, or thinks s/he may be wrong.

What is Allah meaning in English?

Allah, Arabic Allāh (“God”), the one and only God in Islam. Allah is the standard Arabic word for God and is used by Arabic-speaking Christians and Jews as well as by Muslims.

Who is called Allah?

Allah is usually thought to mean “the god” (al-ilah) in Arabic and is probably cognate with rather than derived from the Aramaic Alaha. Arabic-speaking Christians call God Allah, and Gideon bibles, quoting John 3:16 in different languages, assert that Allah sent his son into the world.

In which religion is Jesus the Messiah?

In Christian doctrine, Jesus is identified as the Messiah and is called Christ (from the Greek for Messiah).

Where does the word hu come from in Islam?

Allah Hu means “God, Just He!” In Arabic Allah means God and with Hu, as an intensive added to Allah, means “God himself.” Hu is also found in the version of the Islamic credo lā ilāha illā Hu (wa) meaning “There is no god but He”.

What does Qul Huwa Allaahu Ahad mean in Islam?

He said, “Qul Huwa Allaahu Ahad is equivalent to one-third of the Qur’aan.” Muslim (812) narrated that Abu Hurayrah said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Gather together, for I will recite to you one-third of the Qur’aan.”

What does Hu or Huwa mean in Sufism?

Hu or Huwa is a name for God in Sufism. Literally, Hebrew and Arabic for the English Third person and is used in Sufism to avoid attributation a grammatical gender to Allah. In Sufism Hu or Huwa is the pronoun used with Allah or God, and is used as a name of God.

Which is the correct formula for Allah Hoo?

Allah Hoo (Allah hu) is a traditional Sufi chant (Dhikr) consisting of the word for God (Arabic: الله‎ Allāh) run together three times, followed by Truth (Haqq): itself repeated three times over. According to Sufi tradition, this formula was introduced by Abu Bakr as he initiated the Naqshbandi tradition (Kabbani 2003 p. 87).