What does « bismillah » mean ?

Meaning of « bismillah al-rahman al-rahim »

That means : in the name of Allah. The long formula, with ar-rahman ar-rahim means: in the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Anything that does not begin with the name of Allah is without blessing.

Here are the main spellings of this word :

  • bismillah
  • bismillah al-rahman al-rahim
  • bismillahir rahmanir raheem
  • bismillah arrahman arraheem

How to pronounce « bismillah al-rahman al-rahim » ?

The exact pronunciation is bismillah.

How to write « bismillah » in arabic ?

We write : بسم الله

When to say « bismillah » ?

  • Before you start anything.


List of Islamic expressions :

Tue 14 Dhul Hidjah
الثلاثاء 14 ذو الحجة

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