There is no Hadeeth about saying Basmalah 21 times before sleeping

4-4-2014 | IslamWeb


"Whoever says 'Bismillah' 21 times before falling asleep, Allah tells the angels to write down a good deed for every breath he takes." Is this authentic? Is there Hadith or Quran about this?


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

In the reliable Sunnah literature that we have at hand, we have not come across any Saheeh (sound), or a Dha’eef (weak) or Mawdhoo' (fabricated) Hadeeth in relation to what you mentioned.

Also, there is nothing in the Quran with this meaning.

Allaah Knows best.