Calling someone “Rahmaan”

Q: Is it permissible to call Abdur Rahmaan as Rahmaan?

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A: It is not permissible. The word ‘Rahmaan’ is an exclusive attribute of Allah Ta`ala.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)