Does Allah sit on a throne in the skies? Is there a name that throne is called?
Asked by truth exposed, 02 Dec '12 12:21 pm
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Allah's Throne is mentioned in several verses of the Quran, and is also known as al-kursi. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:Answered by LIPSIKA, 02 Dec '12 12:27 pm
Literally throne means an object on which the sovereign sits while dealing with government matters. However, its main importance is not in its concrete meaning, but in its abstract meaning, which is sovereignty, glory and sultanate. When we say the ruler acceded to the throne what we mean is that the ruler took over the governmental issues, that is, the sovereignty. However, the throne mentioned in question is Arsh (the Ninth Heaven). According to Islam, Arsh is a supreme level which surrounds the whole universe, which cannot be limited and comprehended with human minds and the essence of which only Allah knows. It is doubtless that Arsh, which is above seven skies and surrounds the whole universe, cannot be limited to the literal meaning of throne. Arsh also means roof, ceiling, housetop, arbor, and the ceiling of a house, the roof over the ceiling, the dome and arbor on it. Something which ascends like a tent or an arbor and which provides a shade is called arsh. As it can be underst ...moreAnswered by secularthought, 02 Dec '12 12:21 pm
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Al kursiAnswered by iqbal seth, 02 Dec '12 12:53 pm
I know you will answer this question using different name and promptly award yourself BAAnswered by SREENIVAS, 02 Dec '12 12:22 pm