AL-WALIYY: The Patron and AL-WALI: The Sole Governor

AL-WALIYY (الولي) The Patron, The Supporter, The Helper, The Ally, The Friend, The Loving Defender, The Loving Guardian, The Nearby Guardian, The Governor, The Friendly Lord,  The Protective Ruler, The Protector Arabic root From the root (و ل ي) which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to be near, close, nearby; to be a friend, […]


The third matter “whoever obeys the Messenger and singles out Allah, then it is not permissible for him to love and ally himself with those who oppose Allah and His Messenger, even if they be those most closely related to him“. This is the matter of Al-Walaa’ wal-Baraa’ (Alliance and Dissociation), that means to have love […]