The Meaning of Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem

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We are struggling across the globe. Every one of us has our own struggles. The Quran will help you calm you down, it will sue you. It gives you a lot of comfort and positivity. It reminds you and in the Quran, Allah has done everything in a unique divine way. Allah starts the Quran with a certain verse, what is it? According to some scholars, Bismillah Rahmani Raheem is a verse of Surah Al Fatiha and according to others, it's not a verse of Surah Fatiha, but you have to say it anyway before you start with reading Surah Al Fatiha so let's look at that Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim. I want to start reading Quran what do I do? I say bIllahi min ash shaytani R rajim. I seek the

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protection in Allah from shaitan the accursed Why do I do that? I do that because Allah says

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for either Cara del Quran Fs that is below him in a shaytani R rajim. If you want to read the Quran, you need to seek the protection in Allah from Shaytaan the accursed I want the benefit of it. I don't want Shaitan to tamper, I want to be able to understand it. I don't want straightline to tamper and so on. So I sought the protection in Allah from shaitan the accursed and then I say Bismillah Hiroshima nurai name, I'm starting in the name of Allah. What does a Rahmani Raheem mean?

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The Merciful, the Merciful two different types of Mercy Right? the Especially Merciful and,

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Subhan Allah Allah, Allah min. You can even say the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful, the Most Merciful, the Most Merciful. Let me quickly tell you the difference between the two. Ar Rahman and Rahim AR Rahman is the all encompassing Mercy of Allah that includes the Muslim, the non Muslim and every other creature of Allah. Allah is so merciful that He is fully merciful. But a Rahim is a special mercy that Allah has dedicated towards the believers. So Allah says, the one the Especially Merciful is a Rahim especially merciful for the believers and the mercy that encompasses everything is Ramadan. So Allah says, you should say Bismillahi r Rahmani Raheem in the Name of Allah, the One

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who is the Most Merciful, the Especially Merciful to the believers to SubhanAllah. When I start off that way, two things are highlighted or three number one is I started in the name of Allah because it's his word anyway. And whatever you do that you're supposed to be, that is a matter of importance, you should say Bismillah couldn't do Amarin

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couldn't do Amarin V. Berlin lamb, you take the ofii Bismillah he for Hua Akbar, anything important that you're starting Without the Name of Allah, you're chopping it off, you're not going to benefit the proper way. So when you're reading the Quran, you say Bismillah in the Name of Allah, then I'm saying the Most Merciful if Allah wanted, he could have decided to have a different name or quality of his is a ramen, not a name of Allah. It is. You have a name of a human of Abdul Rahman, the slave of the Most Merciful. Abdul Rahim, the slave of the Most Merciful, right? So a Rahmani Raheem the names of Allah. If Allah wanted he could have said the one who punishes the one who is severe in his

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punishment. He could have said that. No, he wants you to understand he's merciful