Al-Mu’awwizat

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AL-MU’AWWIZAT المعوذات
Lit. “The seekers of refuge.” The two last chapters of the Qur’an.
Suratu ‘l-Falaq (cxiii.), beginning with. “Say I flee for refuge to the Lord of the Daybreak.”
Suratu ‘n-Nas (cxiv) beginning, -”Say: I flee for refuge to the Lord of men.”
These chapters were ordered by Mohammad to he recited after each stated prayer. (Mishkat, book iv. ch. xix. pt.2.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam