May 28, 2012

What Does "Nasir Wali Muhsin" means?

by Nasir Wali Muhsin (author's profile)



As Muslims, we are encouraged to adhere to name(s) that are good and wholesome and reflect the Muslim you are or desire to be. While it is not mandatory that the name be in Arabic, it is more fitting...
Notably my Muslim name is "Nasir Wali Muhsin" and I'm going to give you a brief narrative about the meaning which lies within, as well as how I got it!!! The name "Nasir" was given to me by one of the first Muslims who made my transition into the folds of Islam welcoming. He taught me a great amount of knowledge with regards to Islam... "Nasir", in short, means to be and "Aid," "Helper," "Assistant," and "Guide" to the people... This is something I've always been known for while growing up. With grace, I've accepted it...
Then came the name "Wali" which means to be a "Protector," "Provider," "Comforter," "Befriending," and a "Diplomat"... Quite naturally, the name "Wali" carries quite a burden of responsibility, but in me you'll find these qualities without too difficult a search. I've always considered myself to be approachable, sociable, warm, protective, and befriending. Thankfully several Muslim brothers have seen these qualities in me, hence the name "Wali" was given to me by many of this Muslim brothers I've come across over the years...
Now the name "Muhsin" is my (desire to be) name. The meaning of Muhsin is said to be " a good-doer who performs good deeds totally for the sake of Allah without any show off, nor to gain praise or fame from people." In essence, all good deeds must be in accordance with the way of the beloved prophet (P.B.U.H), hence on a daily basis I strive with all my might to maintain this and do, as well as, be good for the sake of our creator, in hopes of gaining his pleasure.
That said, "Nasir Wali Muhsin" can be summed up to mean that I'm an aide and helper who's befriending and protective, who's always seeking to please our creator with good deeds...


"In the name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful"...

[Picture of man (most likely him) sitting in front of a board with pictures and drawings]


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DistantBrother Posted 11 years, 6 months ago. ✓ Mailed 11 years, 5 months ago   Favorite
Nice photo bro! The one you sent me, you're bald. Nice writing too. Now I have a better understanding of the meaning of Nasir Wali Muhsin.

Harmony8020 Posted 11 years, 5 months ago. ✓ Mailed 11 years, 5 months ago   Favorite
Thanks for writing! I finished the transcription for your post.

Nasir Wali Muhsin Posted 11 years, 4 months ago.   Favorite
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