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I want to confirm the authenticity of the Hadith regarding the 99 names of Allah. Whether the 99 names written are part of the original Hadith? Please check.

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I want to confirm the authenticity of the Hadith regarding the 99 names of Allah. Whether the 99 names written are part of the original Hadith? Please check.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 430/329/SN=4/1439)

 

Ninety nine names of Allah are proved from Sahih Hadith. It is recorded in Bukhari:

 

Allah has ninety nine names, i.e. one-hundred minus one, and whoever remembers them will go to Paradise.

 

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ ـ رضى الله عنه ـ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ:‏ إِنَّ لِلَّهِ تِسْعَةً وَتِسْعِينَ اسْمَا مِائَةً إِلاَّ وَاحِدًا مَنْ أَحْصَاهَا دَخَلَ الْجَنَّةَ‏‏.‏(بخارى، رقم: 2736)

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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