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  • Reading Aayat Al-Kursi before sleeping in daytime Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can I read Ayat Al-Kursi before sleeping in the daytime? .. More

  • Reading Soorah Al-Kaafiroon before sleeping Date: 26-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is about guidance. A) Are there surahs or supplications that block sins? B) Does reading Surat Al-Kafiroon before sleeping make us immune to Shirk (polytheism)? Should we immediately go to sleep after reciting it, or can we recite others surahs and supplications after it also? Does it protect from major Shirk, minor.. More

  • Children sleeping in same bed with parents Date: 6-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Mufti Saheb. I understand that children should have their own beds to sleep in. But if there is any reason, like a lack of space, can a child (boy or girl) of just over the age of 10 and below 11 sleep with the parents in their bed? What if this happens? Is there be any problem; does this affect the parents' marriage? .. More

  • Sleeping during day and staying awake at night not sin Date: 16-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read in many of your fatwas that it is not a sin to stay awake the whole night and sleep during the day but that it is not preferable. However, Allaah impliesa number of timesin the Quran that He created the night for sleep and the day for work. Does this mean that one is a sinner if he contradicts this natural cycle? Please elaborate.. More

  • Reciting last verses of Aal-'Imraan before sleeping Date: 27-6-2016

    Is it authentic that if someone recites the last few verses of Aal-'Imraan before sleeping at night, they will get a reward equalto that of someone who prays voluntary prayers the whole night? Please provide detailed information. May Allaah, The Exalted, reward you. .. More

  • Parents are not enjoined to make their babies sleep on the right side Date: 12-2-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I know that it is from the sunnah to lie on your right side to sleep. I would like to know if it is also sunnah for parents to put their babies on their right side to sleep, or is it only for those who can change position by themselves? I ask because in my country there is a phenomenon called cot death whereby young babies have been.. More

  • Ruling on sleeping in an open terrace Date: 11-10-2014

    Asalamu alaikum sheik I can sleep in open terrace or not and why? .. More

  • Stretching out the legs against a respected object Date: 9-7-2014

    Asallam U alaikum I have a wall hanging that says "There is no conqueror but Allah" in Arabic and English written on it. When a person lies on the bed their feet face the wall hanging however it is a few feet above feet level. There is no Quran on it just those words. Can I keep it there or should I move it away from where the feet will face it as it.. More

  • Ruling on staying up all night Date: 15-2-2014

    Salam Alaikum, I would like to know if its permissible to stay up from Isha to Fajr prayer, or must one sleep in between..? Thank you so much.. .. More

  • Ruling on washing hands upon getting up Date: 23-1-2014

    The Messenger, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, forbade the one who wakes up to put his hand in the water container unless he washes it three times. Is such a forbiddance obligatory or just recommended? What is the evidence? .. More

  • Ruling on sleeping in underwear Date: 14-1-2014

    What is the ruling on one who sleeps in his underwear? Thank you... More

  • Dusting off bed 3 times before sleeping is Sunnah Date: 24-10-2013

    Assalam aleikom wa rahmatuAllahu wa barakatuh. I've heard muslims should wipe the bed before sleep with the right hand three times while saying bismillah, because the jinn may sleep there and to not accidentally hurt them. Is there any basis of this in islam?thank you and Barak Allahu feek .. More

  • Two men sleeping together in the same bed Date: 6-6-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, I am having couple bed where my wife and me used to slept. she went to home town for 6 months. Can any other other stranger can sleep on the same bed where my wife and me used to sleep. My friend wants to live with me and in that case we both have to sleep on the same bed. Please let me know is there any restriction according.. More

  • Times when sleeping is disliked Date: 28-2-2012

    Assalamu Alaykum... I wanted to know is there any specific time in a day that a person should not sleep. Like before Maghrib or soon after Praying Fajr.. ? I heard many people say that you should not sleep during Maghrib Why is is ?..Coz we might miss prayer ? or is it something else as such.....? .. More

  • Why Sitting between the Shade and Sun Is Prohibited Date: 14-2-2012

    There is a Hadeeth saying that the one who sits one half in the shade and the other half in the sun has lost. How authentic is this Hadeeth?.. More