Sajid Malik In: Poetry Explain Abou Ben Adhem Meaning. Explain Abou Ben Adhem Meaning. Abou Ben Adhem 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,292 Points View Profile Best Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 26, 2019 at 11:21 pm Abou Ben Adhem is the anglicised name of a Muslim saint or also known as Sufi who belonged to Persia. His original name was Ibrahim Ibn-e-Adam that means “Ibrahim – the son of Adam or human” After his death in 777 AD, he was declared a saint or Wali (God’s friend). Abou Ben Adhem was a pious man and a stern believer of Islam and God. This is why the poet prays for him “may his tribe increase!” in the beginning of the poem. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.