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Names of the Prophet


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A collection of over one hundred names for Muhammad, either specifically mentioned by him or developed from the Quran and traditions. The most noteworthy and theologically significant is Ahmad, derived from the same Arabic root as Muhammad, h-m-d (praise). Others include those derived from the mysterious unconnected letters at the beginning of Quranic chapters 20 (Ta-ha) and 36 (Ya-sin), as well as the frequently mentioned name al-Mustafa (the chosen one). Popular as names for Muslim children.

Subjects: Islam.


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