AL-BARR (البر) The Righteous

AL-BARR is the One who is kind, gracious and gentle to His creatures. He is the source of all kindness and goodness and every good deed originates from Him. He is the doer of good, both materially and spiritually. He is merciful and compassionate and bestows gifts of tolerance, gentleness, forgiveness, kindness.


  • “Verily, We used to invoke Him (Alone and none else) before. Verily, He is Al-Barr (the Most Subtle, Kind, Courteous, and Generous), the Most Merciful.” (إِنَّا ڪُنَّا مِن قَبۡلُ نَدۡعُوهُ‌ۖ إِنَّهُ ۥ هُوَ ٱلۡبَرُّٱلرَّحِيمُ) [At-Tur 52:28]


  1. Video: The Beautiful Names of Allah (Al-Barr, Al-Mujib) by Shaykh Fadel Soliman
  2. Audio: Explaining the Names of Allah by Dr. Fadi Yousef Kablawi (Abu Ubeidah Al-Maqdisi): Part 65 (Al-Barr)
  3. Article: With the Divine: Part 64 (Al-Barr, At-Tayyib, Al-Muhsin) by Jinan Yousef

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