The positive attributes that are befitting Allah are many in number, but eight of them are
1.QADEEM: - This means that Allah is Eternal i.e. He has
neither a beginning nor an end.
2.QAADIR: - It means that Allah is Omnipotent, i.e. He has power over
everything, and every affair.
3.AALIM: - It means that Allah is Omniscient i.e. He knows everything. Nothing
ever remains a secret from Him.
4.HAI: - means that Allah is alive and will remain alive forever.
5.MUREED:- This means that Allah has His own discretion in all affairs. He does not do anything under compulsion.
6.MUDRIK: - It means that He is All-Perceiving, as Sami (All-Hearing), Baseer (All-Seeing), Haazir (Omnipresent). Allah
sees and hears everything though He has neither eyes nor ears.
7.MUTAKALLIM: - It means that Allah is The
Master of the word, i.e. He can create speech in anything as He did in a tree for Hazrat Musa (A.S.) and in the "Curtain of
Light" for Holy Prophet (S.A.W.).
8.SADIQ: - This means that Allah is true in his words and promises.
is impossible to fix any limits to His attributes. This list is not exhaustive but is essential to understand the Glory of
Allah. The attributes are not acquired but inherent in the conception of Divinity.