✦ REVIVE A SUNNAH ⇨ “WHEN GOING TO SLEEP” ✦These following Sunan can be fulfilled everytime we sleep, during the day and night. [Please Share !!!]
1 – Dust the bed:
“… When one of you goes to bed, let him dust the bed because he does not know what comes into it before or after him.” [Bukhari: 6320; Muslim: 2714]
2- Sleeping on Wudoo` and lie on right side.
The Prophet, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa salam told al-Baraa` bin ‘Aazib, radiallahu ‘anh, If you go to your bed, then do your wudoo` (ablution) as you would do it for prayer, then lie on your right side” [Agreed upon (Bukhari: 6311.Muslim: 2710)]
3 – Place the right hand under the right cheek.
“When the Prophet (sallAllahu alaih wasallam) retired to bed at night, he (sallalahu alaih wasallam) would put his hand under his (right) cheek and then say, “Allahumma bismika amutu wa ahya (O Allah, by Your Name I die and I live)” and when He (sallalahu alaih wasallam) got up (from sleep), he (saws) would say, “Al-Hamdu lil-lahi al-ladhi ahyana ba`da ma amatana, wa ilaihi an-nushur (Praise be to Allah Who gave us life after death, and to Him is the return.” [Bukhari: 6314; Muslim: 5045]
4 – Recite Soorat Al-Kaafirun (109:1-6)
From its benefit: It frees the person from Shirk. [Aboo Dawood: 5055; At-Tirmidhee: 3403; Ahmad: 23807; Al-Hakeem: 2121]
5 – Reading Soorat al-Ikhlaas, al-Falaq and an-Naas before sleeping.
From ‘Aishah radiallahu ‘anha, the Messenger, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa salam used to recite “Qul huwallahu ahad”, “Qul a’oothu birrabilfalaq” and “Qul a’oothu birrabinnaas” every night when he went to sleep, then wiped his face and whatever he was able from his body, beginning with his head and face, and what faces him from his body, three times”. [al-Bukhaari: 5017]
6 – Recite 2 last ayat of Soorat Al-Baqarah (2:285-286)
“Whoever read them (i.e. the last two verses) at night they will be kafataa for him (sufficient for him regarding the night prayer, or/and also sufficient in protection from every evil, misfortune, and harm. [Bukhari: 5009]
7 – Recite ayah al-Kursee (Soorat Al-Baqarah 2: 255)
Benefit: For whoever reads it, there would remain a protection over him from Allaah and Shaytaan would not come close to him. [Bukhari: 5010]
8 – Doing takbeer and tasbeeh when going to sleep
‘Ali, radiyAllahu ‘anh narrates that the Messenger of Allah, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa salam said when Faatimah asked him for a servant, “Shall I not lead you to that which is better for you than a servant? If you go to your mattresses, or rest to sleep, then say Allahu Akbar thirty-four times, and say subhaan Allah thirty-three times, and say alhamdulilah thirty-three times, for they are better for you than having a servant” [Agreed upon (Bukhari & Muslim): 6318 & 6915]
9 – Supplicating when awoken from sleep
‘Ubaadah bin as-Saamit, radiallahu ‘anh narrates that the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salam said: “Anyone awoken in the night and says: Laa ilaha illa Allah, wahdatu laa shareeka lah, lahul-mulku walahul hamd, wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay`in qadeer, alhamdulilah was-subhaan Allah, wallahu akbar, wa laa hawla wa laa quwata illa billah , then said, Allahumma aghfirli or invoked Allah, he will be answered, and if he does ablution and prays, his prayer will be accepted” [al-Bukhaari: 1154]
10 – Supplicating once awake with the following supplication
Alhamdulilah alathee ahyaanaa ba’da maa amatana, wa ilayhin-nushoor (Praise be to Allah Who granted us life after death, and to Him we will be ressurected) [al-Bukhaari, 6312, from Huthayfah bin al-Yamaan, radiallahu ‘anhu]
#Let’s Share, So Everyone Could Get The Benefit, (Including Ourself !) 😀