Know, the true nature of your Beloved.
In His loving eyes, your every thought,
Word and movement is always –
Al-Halim is the Patient One, Who gives time but does not ignore. He veils sins and He delays punishments. He provides for the sinful in the same ways as He provides for the obedient; so take on His quality in your life and have patience and excuse people, and be in the most excellent way with them.
‘Allah has pardoned them. Allah is Ever-Forgiving, All-Forbearing.’ (3:155)
‘Allah will not call you to account for oaths you have uttered unintentionally, but He will call you to account for what you mean in your hearts. Allah is most Forgiving and Forbearing.’ (2:225)
‘If Allah were to punish people immediately for the wrong they have done, there would not be a single creature left on the surface of the earth, but He gives them respite for a stated time and, whenever their time comes, Allah has been watching His servants.’ (35:45)
Benefits of this Name include:-
To repeat ‘Ya Halim’ x 100 each day, will reduce anger and increase patience in the seeker.
Extracts from ‘The Meaning of the Names of Our Lord’ by Shaykh Muhammad Sa’id al-Jamal ar-Rifai ash-Shadhuli.