Can’t Sleep On The Right-Hand Side
Fatwa No: 415252

Question

I find it almost impossible to fall asleep on my right side, and I always end up rolling to my left side to go to sleep, it is so much for comfortable to me for no apparent reason. Does this mean I am a shayatin or that I'm cursed by Allah? I know this sounds crazy but its been worrying me, is this a thing?

Answer

All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger.

By the grace of Allah, you are not a devil and you are not cursed by Allah, Allah willing.

Sleeping on the right-hand side is a Sunnah and not an obligation. Therefore, you are not at all sinful for not sleeping on the right-hand side. However, if you can accustom yourself to do it, then it is better, but you are not blamed for not sleeping on the right-hand side.

Allah knows best.

Related Fatwa