Citation for Ayat al-Kursi, al-

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"Ayat al-Kursi, al-." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Jan 23, 2020. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e253>.

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"Ayat al-Kursi, al-." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e253 (accessed Jan 23, 2020).

Ayat al-Kursi, al-

Verse of the Throne, Quran 2:255 . One of the principal verses of refuge and protection. Its recitation is believed to protect one from evil; before sleep, to keep house and family safe; after each prayer, to pave the way to paradise. Often used for amulet inscriptions. Its power is also praised in hadith.

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