Tag Archives: Sleeping

October, 2017

  • 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

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

December, 2014

November, 2014

  • 20 November

    Sleeping after ‘Asr Salah

    Question Once I was tired and wanted to sleep after ‘Asr. Someone prevented me and said a Sahabi or one of the Salaf said to someone not to talk to a certain person as he sleeps after ‘Asr.   Is there a basis for this as I have never heard of it, I know there is a Hadith saying sleeping after …