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October, 2017

  • 17 October

    Du’a to recite when awakening at night in fear

    Question Is this du’a correct to recite for insomnia? أَعُوذُ بِكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهِ التَّامَّةِ، مِنْ غَضَبِهِ وَشَرِّ عِبَادِهِ، وَمِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَأَنْ يَحْضُرُونِ A’udhu bi kalimatillahit tammati min ghadabihi wa ‘iqabihi wa sharri ‘ibadihi wa min hamazatish shayatin wa ay yahdurun

  • 12 October

    Another suitable du’a for insomnia

    Question Is this correct? Sayyiduna Khalid ibn Al Walid (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that once he suffered from insomnia. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advised him to recite the following du’a when going to sleep: اللَّهُمَّ رَبَّ السَّمَوَاتِ السَّبْعِ وَمَا أَظَلَّتْ، وَرَبَّ الأَرَضِينَ وَمَا أَقَلَّتْ، وَرَبَّ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَمَا أَضَلَّتْ، كُنْ لِي جَارًا مِنْ شَرِّ خَلْقِكَ كُلِّهِمْ جَمِيعًا أَنْ يَفْرُطَ عَلَيَّ أَحَدٌ …

  • 11 October

    Another du’a for fear and insomnia?

    Question Is this Du’a suitable for practice? Du’a for Fear and Insomnia: اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أعُوذُ بكَ مِنَ الكُفْرِ والفَقْرِ، اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أعُوذُ بكَ مِنْ عذابِ القَبْرِ لا إلهَ إلاَّ أنتَ Allahumma inni a’udhu bika minal kufri wal faqri Allahumma inni a’udhi bika min ‘adhabil qabri La ilaha illa anta

  • 10 October

    Du’a for insomnia

    Question Is this an authentic dua? To be recited when having difficulty obtaining sleep اللَّهُمَّ غَارَتِ النُّجُومُ وَهَدَأَتِ الْعُيُونُ وَأَنْتَ حَيٌّ قَيُّومٌ, لَا تَأْخُذُكَ سِنَةٌ وَلَا نَوْمٌ يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّومُ أَهْدِئْ لَيْلِي وَأَنِمْ عَيْنِي

May, 2017

March, 2017

  • 2 March

    Facing the qiblah while sleeping

    Question Has anyone before Moulana Khalil Ahmad (rahimahullah) in his commentary on Abu Dawud declare facing the qiblah while sleeping to be recommended?

January, 2017

  • 31 January

    A Tabi’i’s statement regarding sleeping with wudu

    Question Is this narration authentic? “Whoever retires to bed in the state of wudu and falls off to sleep while engaging in the dhikr of Allah Ta’ala, his bed will be regarded as a Masjid. He will receive the reward of being in Salah and dhikr until he awakens”

  • 27 January

    Is the Hadith ‘Do not sleep after meals as this creates hardness in the heart’ authentic?

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Ummul Mu’minin, Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Make the digestion process simpler by engaging in dhikr or Salah after meals. Do not sleep after meals as this creates (spiritual) hardness in the heart”

October, 2016

  • 5 October

    What to do upon awakening?

    Question Can you confirm what is the sunnah after waking up. Should we wash our hand – is this the first thing to do or should we wash it before touching any ustensil.

April, 2016

March, 2016

  • 18 March

    Sleeping on the stomach

    Question Is it true that when one sleeps on one’s stomach then shaytan has coitus with him from behind?

  • 2 March

    A wonderful du’a to recite before sleeping

    Question Is this a Masnun du’a to recite before sleeping? “All praise is due to Allah who has sufficed me, has protected me, fed me, given me drink, who has been favorable to me and who has given me lavishly. All praise is due to Allah in every circumstance. O Allah, Rabb and Sovereign of all things, I seek refuge in You …

February, 2016

  • 23 February

    Wording of another du’a to be recited before sleeping

    Question 1. Can you confirm the reference and reliability of this du’a? 2. I found two variations of the du’a. Which one is valid? بِاسْمِكَ رَبِّي وَضَعْتُ جَنْبِي، وَبِكَ أَرْفَعُهُ، فَإِنْ أَمْسَكْتَ نَفْسِي فَارْحَمْهَا / [ فَاغْفِرْ لَهَا]، وَإِنْ أَرْسَلْتَهَا فَاحْفَظْهَا، بِمَا تَحْفَظُ بِهِ عِبَادَكَ الصَّالِحِينَ