In the question you have answered here regarding keeping children indoors when night sets in, does this also apply to adults?



The Hadith specifically mentions children and animals. The commentators explain that children are unmindful of impurities. The shayatin take refuge and gravitate towards impurities, therefore they are likely to affect children. Children also do not usually recite the du’as to protect themselves against the attacks of shaytan and are therefore vulnerable.

(Refer: Fathul Bari and ‘Umdatul Qari, Hadith: 3280)


See here and here for the references and further explanation of the Hadith in question.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar