Ayatul Kursi English Translation, Transliteration and Arabic

Ayatul Kursi the “Throne of Allah” is the 255th verse from Surah Al Baqarah. The most powerful Quranic verse that saves us from all harm and keeps us in the right direction. Subhanallah! Almost every Muslim in the world is familiar with Ayatul Kursi.

“Protect yourself and your children from the evil deeds of the devil from Ayatul Kursi”

Ayatul Kursi Transliteration:

“Allahu la ilaha illa huwa, al-Hayyul-Qayyum, la ta’khudhuhu sinatun wa la nawm, lahu ma fis-samawati wa ma fil-ard. Man dhal-ladhi yashfa’u ‘indahu illa bi-idhnihi. Ya’lamu ma bayna aydihim wa ma khalfahum, wa la yuhituna bi shay’im-min ‘ilmihi illa bima sha’a. Wasi’a kursiyuhus-samawati wal-ard, wa la ya’uduhu hifdhuhuma wa Huwal-‘Aliyyul-‘Adheem.”

Ayatul Kursi English Translation:

“Allah! There is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of existence. Neither drowsiness overtakes Him nor sleep. To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. Who is it that can intercede with Him except by His permission? He knows what is before them and what will be after them, and they encompass not a thing of His knowledge except for what He wills. His Kursi extends over the heavens and the earth, and their preservation tires Him not. And He is the Most High, the Most Great.”

Ayatul Kursi in Arabic:

اللَّهُ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ ۚ لَا تَأْخُذُهُ سِنَةٌ وَلَا نَوْمٌ ۚ لَّهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ ۗ مَن ذَا الَّذِي يَشْفَعُ عِندَهُ إِلَّا بِإِذْنِهِ ۚ يَعْلَمُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَمَا خَلْفَهُمْ ۖ وَلَا يُحِيطُونَ بِشَيْءٍ مِّنْ عِلْمِهِ إِلَّا بِمَا شَاءَ ۚ وَسِعَ كُرْسِيُّهُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ ۖ وَلَا يَئُودُهُ حِفْظُهُمَا ۚ وَهُوَ الْعَلِيُّ الْعَظِيمُ

Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) Hadith on Ayatul Kursi

In Arabic, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said about Ayatul Kursi:

 مَنْ قَرَأَ آيَةَ الْكُرْسِي دُبُرَ كُلِّ صَلَاةٍ مَكْتُوبَةٍ لَمْ يَمْنَعْهُ مِنْ دُخُولِ الْجَنَّةِ إِلَّا أَنْ يَمُوت

In English:

“Whoever recites Ayat al-Kursi at the end of every obligatory prayer, nothing but death will prevent him from entering Paradise.”

In Urdu

جو شخص ہر فرض نماز کے بعد آیت الکرسی پڑھے، اسے جنت میں داخل ہونے سے کچھ نہیں روک سکتا مگرموت

Abdullah Ibn Masud Said on Ayatul Kursi

Abdullah (RA), a companion of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: 

In Arabic:

 الله العلي لم يخلق شيئًا في السماوات والأرض، في الجنة والجحيم، أعلى من آية الكرسي

Urdu Translation:

اللہ تعالیٰ نے آسمانوں اور زمین میں ہمیشہ کے لئے کچھ بھی پیدا نہیں کیا، جنت و جہنم میں بھی، جو آیت الکرسی سے بلند تر نہیں ہے۔

English Translation:

“Allah, the Most High, has not created anything in the heavens or on earth, in Jannah (Paradise) or Jahannam (Hell), loftier than Ayatul Kursi.”

Benefits of Reciting Ayatul Kursi

There are many benefits to Ayatul Kursi, Islampak has covered all of them for you:

  • If a person recites Ayatul Kursi every morning, they will be under the protection of Allah till night.
  • When we recite Ayatul Kursi on behalf of the deceased, it brings light (noor) to their graves.
  • The prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said, Sahih Al Jami, (NO. 6464), “Whoever recites ayatul kursi immediately after each prescribed prayer (Salah), there will be nothing stranding between him and his entering paradise except death.”
  • Narrated by Al-Bukhaari, 4723; Mulsim, 807, according to Abu Masood Al Ansaari: “Whoever repeats Surah Al Baqarah’s first four ayats, Ayatul Kursi, and finally the final three ayats would not suffer any form of hardship in his riches or in himself; Shaitaan will stay away from him, and he will never forget the Quran.”
  • Reciting Ayatul Kursi will protect you from shaitan.
  • Hadhrat Hassan bin Ali (R.A) mentioned that a person who recites Ayatul Kursi after every obligatory prayer will be prevented from entering heaven only by death.
  • Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated a Hadith where Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) ordered him to guard the Zakat revenue of Ramadan. A person caught stealing told Abu Hurairah that reciting Ayatul Kursi before sleeping would protect him all night from Satan until dawn. The Prophet confirmed the truth of this advice.
  • Abu Huraira reported that the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said that reciting Ha-Mim al-Mu’min and the Throne Verse in the morning would guard the reciter until the evening, and reciting them in the evening would provide protection until the morning.
  • If you are in fear of that situation, you must read Ayatul Kursi, The blessing of this Ayat will make you calm.

How to memorize Ayatul Kursi

Remember always, “practice makes man perfect.”. Everything in this world takes time and dedication for Ayatul Kursi, I remember when we used to learn lessons in class. We couldn’t learn all the questions and answers in one day. We read it daily, an hour an hour, and consistently after that, we take a grip on it. For Ayatul Kursi, we need to take these steps to easily memorize it:

Break it Down

Just like breaking down a complex task into smaller steps, divide Ayatul Kursi into small lines or sections. Start by memorizing one word or segment at a time before moving on to the next. trust me this will help you a lot!

Use Audio method Along with Reading

Focus more on listening to the Ayatul Kursi along with the reading. In that way you will more frequently memorize it.

Visualize and Internalize

Visualize the words of Ayatul Kursi as you recite them. Create mental images to associate with each phrase, making it easier to recall during memorization.

Practice Regularly

Consistent practice is key to memorization. Recite the verse daily, include it into your routine activities like before sleeping, leaving the house, or during breaks. Repetition boost memory retention.

“May Allah Pak protect us from all the bad deeds.”

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Frequently Asked Question

Benefits of Ayatul Kursi after salah

The benefits of reciting Ayatul Kursi after Salah include protection from evil, blessings for the soul, children, and wealth, treatment for witchcraft and envy, protection against the whispers of devils, and entry into Paradise for the one who recites it after every obligatory prayer

Benefits of Ayatul Kursi before sleep

On the other hand, the benefits of reciting Ayatul Kursi before sleep include peace of the heart, calmness of the soul, protection throughout the night, prevention from Satan’s interference until morning, and being guarded by Allah while asleep.

What if I recite Ayatul Kursi 100 times?

If you recite Ayatul Kursi 100 times, It will bring blessings, protection, and benefits according to Islamic teachings. Many people recite Ayatul Kursi multiple times to seek blessings, guidance, and religious assistance in their lives.

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