The Correcter, The Balancer, The Distresser, The Afflicter, The Punisher
The One whose wisdom may choose to use forceful corrections.
The One who creates adversity or distress in order to discourage or correct wrongful behavior.
The One whose wisdom may use situations that have an outward appearance of
From the root d-r-r which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
The name Dārr is not specifically used as a Beautiful Name in the Qur'ān.
Nāfi' (creator of good) is the opposite of Dārr (distresser)
The names Dārr and Nāfi' are often used together to acknowledge the way that balance and harmony are established and maintained. These opposing attributes are often inseparable, since that which is the sweetest nectar to one person may be bitter poison to another.
Such opposites help to make one aware that every action accomplishes some purpose and is, in the grand scheme of things, subservient to the all-knowing hand of Allāh, through whom balance and harmony are created and maintained... even if we don't understand.
Abū Hāmid al-Ghazālī wrote:
There is a grand intelligence who has a plan
that is beyond our understanding, and these pairs of opposites serve to remind
us to constantly focus our attention on the glory of the One, regardless of
whether the situation is smooth and easy or rough and difficult.
(Also written as al-darr, al-daarr, al-dzarr, al-tharr, al-thaarr, the Correcter, the Distresser: ya darr, ya daarr, ya dzarr, ya thaarr)