Al-Qayyum the equivalent of YHWH

The name al-Qayyūm also has much the same meaning as the Hebrew phrase in Exodus 3:14 which is written as:


and which is often translated as I am that I am, or I am that which I have become.

As Sri Aurobindo wrote in his commentary of the Isha Upanishad:

God is the only Being and all other existences are only His becomings.


Sample application is the du’a for one in dire distress:

Bismillahi Babuna (The Name of Allah is our Door)


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