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Placing the hand under the cheek when sleeping

Question

Is this correct?

“Place your [right] hand under your [right] cheek when sleeping as done by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)”

 

Answer

Yes, Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Sayyiduna Hudhayfah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports, “When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would retire to bed, he would place his [right] hand under his [right] cheek…”

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 6314. Refer: Fathul Bari, Hadith: 6314)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar