AL-HAKAM: The Judge

Beautiful names of Allah related to His justice AL-ḤAKĪM (الحكيم) The All-Wise AL-ḤAKAM (الحكم) The Judge AL-MUQSIT (المقسط) The Most Equitable AL-ADL (العدل) The Just AL-ḤAKAM (الحكم) The Judge, The Giver of Justice, The Arbitrator, The Ruler Similar names AHKAMUL HAKIMIN (أَحْكَمُ الْحَاكِمِينَ) The Most Just of Judges KHAIRUL HAKIMIN (خير الحاكمين) The Best of […]

Halalified Southern-Style Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

Written and Test-Kitchened by  Stephanie Siam Being from the Southern United States, I grew up on certain staples that can be difficult to replace after converting to Islam: lots of processed junk food, questionable meat products and, of course, Lucky Charms. While my heart and gut are thankful for my (slightly) healthier diet now, it’s […]

AL-WASI: The All-Comprehending

AL-WĀSÍ (الواسع) The All-Comprehending, The Vast, The Vastly Bountiful, The Boundless, The All-Embracing, The Omnipresent, The All-Sufficient,  The All-Pervading, The Englober, The Knowledgeable, The Encompassing One Related name: AL-MUHĪT (المحيط) The All-Encompassing Arabic root From the root (و س ع)  which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to be sufficient in capacity or size, wide, […]


Signs (Aayaat  plural of Aayah)  are that which indicate something and make it clear. Then the signs of Allah, the Most High, are of two types: signs in creation, and signs in His Revealed way (Sharee’ah).  The signs in creation are those things which He created, and the signs in His Revealed way are what is found in His […]