Dua Before Sleeping

Dua Before Sleeping – Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-rahim, Assalamualaikum readers in Islam everything we did in daily routine becomes ibadah if we did it according to sunnah of our dearest prophet Muhammad  Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam.

Sleeping is our basic need but if we did it according to Sunnah it becomes ibadah. here i am going to share Dua before Sleeping, sunnah and Hadith regarding sleeping.

Dua Before Sleeping

Dua Before Sleeping

The simplest dua before sleeping that our prophet recite during sleeping is اَللّٰھُمَّ بِاسْمِكَ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا (Allahumma Bismika Amutu wa Aahya) that means O Allah i live and die in your name.(Ya Allah, tere hi naam ke saath main marta aur jeeta  hun).

Sunnah Of  Sleeping

  • Do wudhoo(ablutions) before going to sleep.  A person sleeping in the state of having performed wudhoo gets the reward of having done worship for the whole night.
  • Lie down on the right side and put the hand under the cheek, Keep the face towards Kaaba.
  • take accounts of all good and bad deeds you have committed on the past day.
  • A person should realize that there is no surety of getting up again after we sleep, therefore it is important that when we sleep we must possess a clean hear.
  • Do istighfaar from deep of your heart and recite   اَللّٰھُمَّ بِاسْمِكَ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا (Allahumma Bismika Amutu wa Aahya) that means O Allah i live and die in your name. (Ya Allah, tere hi naam ke saath main  marta aur jeeta  hun).

Before going to bed do 4 things

  • Recite Surah Ikhlass (Qul hu wallahu ahad) 3 times.
  • Recite durood sharif  10 times.
  • seek forgiveness for all muslims (Allahuma maghfir le momineen wal moninaat)
  • Recite Subhaanallahi wal hamdu lillahi walaa ilaaha illallaahu wallaahu akbar. This equals to hajj and  umrah.

Hadith regarding sleeping

  • Sahih Bukhari, 6319-

Rivayat from Aisha Radi Allahu Anha when Prophet muhammad  Rasoollallah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam lie on bed he recite Mu’auwidhat ( i.e. Suratal-Falaq and Surat-an-Nas, 113 and 114 times) and blow upon his hand & run his hand over his body.

  • Mafhum-e-Hadith

Rivayat from Huzefa Radi Allahu Anhu when Prophet Muhammad  Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam lie on bed he recite   –     اَللّٰھُمَّ بِاسْمِكَ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا (Allahumma Bismika Amutu wa Aahya) that means O Allah i live and die in your name. (Ya Allah, tere hi naam ke saath main  marta aur jeeta  hun).

  • Sahih Bukhari, Vol 8, Book 75, No. 326

Rivayat from Hudhaifa Radi Allahu Anhu  When the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam went to bed at night, he would put his hand under his cheek and recite اَللّٰھُمَّ بِاسْمِكَ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا (Allahumma Bismika Amutu wa Aahya) that means O Allah i live and die in your name. (Ya Allah, tere hi naam ke saath main  marta aur jeeta  hun).

  • Sahih Bukhari, Vol7, 6312

When The Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam wake up  from sleeping then he recite الْحَمْدُ للهِ الَّذِي أَحْيَانَا بَعْدَ مَا أَمَاتَنَا وَإِلَيْهِ النُّشُورُ (Alhamdu lillahil-ladhi-ahyana ba-da ma-amatana wa-ilayhin-nushur) which means all admire is only for Allah who give us life, who give us death and we have to return to Allah.

Dua Before Sleeping and Sunnah & Hadith Regarding Sleeping/Sone Ki Dua
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