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February, 2021

  • 24 February

    Falling asleep in Salah

    Question I have received the following hadith. Please may I be informed regarding its authenticity. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)‎‬ said: “If one gets up to pray at night and his eyes are overtaken by sleep while in sajdah, Allah will say to his angels: ‘Look my angels! This is my slave! His soul is with Me and his body …

  • 2 February

    Istighfar/Seeking forgiveness before sleeping

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? Narrated Abu Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever says when he goes to bed thrice: ‘I seek the forgiveness of Allah, the one whom there’s none worthy of worship except for him the Living the Sustainer and I repent to him’ Allah shall forgive him his sins …

December, 2020

January, 2020

  • 22 January

    Meaning of a word in the du’a to recite when retiring to bed

    Question What is meant by الندي الأعلى in the following Hadith? بسم الله وضعت جنبي اللهم اغفر لي ذنبي، وأخسئ شيطاني، وفك رهاني، واجعلني في الندي الأعلى

December, 2019

September, 2019

  • 27 September

    Yahya Al Ghassani was not oblivious of death

    Question Can you mention the Arabic text and reference for this narration? Also, what does it mean? Yahya Al Ghassani (rahimahullah) said “I never go to sleep telling myself that I’ll wake up” (Ibn Abid Dunya)

January, 2019

  • 17 January

    A Sunnah du’a to recite when retiring to bed

    Question What is the status and translation of the following du’a? Bismillah wa da’tu jambi Allahumagh firli dhambi wa akhsi shaytani wa fukka rihani waj’alni fin nadiyyil a’ala

December, 2018

  • 12 December

    A du’a to recite when changing position while sleeping

    Question What is the authenticity of this du’a to recite when turning from side to side while sleeping at night? “There is no Deity besides Allah, the One who is Alone, the Conqueror, the Rabb of the heavens and the earth and all that is between them, the All-Mighty, the All-Forgiving”

April, 2018

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 du’a? 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