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I have heard that the only posuk in ashrei which requires repetition if one did not have kavanah when saying it is פותח את ידךָ. Where is the source for that?

  • How do you know it's true that there should be a source for it? – Double AA Jul 13 '14 at 15:41
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The source is Rabbeinu Yona Brachos 32a, in the name of the Geoinim.

This is brought in Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 51:7

The Mishna Brurah there (:16) says it means to say from that posuk until the end of the chapter. Shulchan Aruch HaRav (51:8) implies that saying the single verse is enough.

Kitzur Shulchan Aruch (14:2) implies that the single verse is all that is required as well.

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    Hey @user6633 -- don't forget that you can mark this answer as correct by clicking the check mark next to it ;) – Shokhet Jul 14 '14 at 13:52

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