Sleep is one of the most precious gifts of Allah, It relaxes your senses, brain, and muscles in order to get your body ready for the next day.
In this article, I’m going to tell you the Dua for sleeping in English as well as what else you can recite before sleep and what would be the benefits of it.
Additionally, you will also get to know the Dua for waking up from sleep and what you have to do just after waking up including its effects on your daily routine.
Allah created night for rest and the day for work but we are not following it correctly, we sleep late and wake up late and that’s the major cause of an unhealthy body.
Dua for Sleeping in English
“Allahumma Bismika Amutu Wa Ahya”
“O Allah, with your name, I die and I live”
Dua for Sleeping Difficulty in English
Nowadays sleeping difficulty is very common among people of different age groups whether it’s a teenager, adult, or an old person.
If a person suffering from anxiety or tension due to which he is facing difficulties in sleeping, then he should recite this Dua.
“Allahumma Gaaratin Nujoom Wa Hadaa Atil Ouyoon
Wa Anta Hayyul Qayyum La Takhu Zuka Sinatu Wala Naum
Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyumu Ahdi Laihi Wa Anim Aini”
“O Allah the stars have gone far away and the eyes are rested.
You are Alive and Infinite, you do not slumber, and does not sleep overtake you.
Oh Allah and the everlasting one grant me rest tonight and let my eyes sleep (close)”
Benefits of Reciting Ayatul Kursi before Sleeping
There are many benefits of reciting Ayatul Kursi but there are also many benefits and prosperities when we recite it just before sleeping particularly.
Ayatul Kursi is in the 3rd Para (chapter) of the Holy Quran Sharif which you can recite before sleeping and include Durood Sharif before and after.
- The person who will recite it before sleeping will be in the protection of Allah the whole night.
- His house and even the neighbor’s house will be safe from burglary and theft.
- Jinn, spirits, and black magic will not be able to come into his house.
Hadees Reference: Shobul Imaan Lil Baihaki Bab-Fi-Tazimil Quran, Jild No. 2
Islamic and Scientific Etiquettes of Sleeping
(1) In Islam, it is to be said that you must clean your bed or bedsheet 3 times before sleep.
According to science, the metabolism process in our body is active 24 hours through which new cells born and old cells die.
But when we sleep the dead cells fall down from our body and when we sleep the next day without cleaning the bedsheet.
The dead cells re-enter the body and harm us which causes massive diseases. That’s why scientists also said to clean the bed cover or sheet before sleep.
(2) In Islam, it is said to sleep on the right side (turning right), and according to science sleeping on the right side will not impact any type of pressure on the heart and on the intestines.
As well as blood pressure will also be normal, that’s why doctors also suggest sleeping turning on the right side to the heart patients.
(3) In Islam, it is to be said that before going to bed perform wuzu than sleep, and according to science if you wash your legs before sleeping you will get a good nap, you may also read the medical benefits of Ablution (Wuzu).
Additionally, scientists suggest washing hands and face before sleeping, through which your cells will be active and your face will glow, and also your brain will relax.
Dua for Waking up from Sleep
Islam has taught us each and everything to live a healthy life, and every dua and gesture has its own importance, and affects on human body in a good way.
Dua for waking up is basically praising Allah who gave us life after death, the term “after death” refers here after sleep which also define that sleeping is close to death.
“Alhamdulilla Hillazi Ah Yana Baada Maa Amaatana Wa Ilaihin Nushooru”
“All praise be to Allah who gave us life after death and to him is our return”