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Sleepless Child

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum After adopting a girl and her brother, my son has found that he cannot sleep at night and is extremely demanding? From a spiritual point view, what should we do? Answer: Dear questioner, Thank you for your very important question. The first thing is to be thankful […]

Is It Best to Eat and Sleep Well and Worship More or to Eat and Sleep Less and Worship Less?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum 1. Is it best to eat well and worship more or to eat less and worship less? 2. How do we reconcile the Islamic view on eating, drinking and sleeping less with modern-day recommendations to get all of the necessary minerals and vitamins which requires us to […]

My Husband Doesn’t Sleep Next to Me. What Can I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have three small children under the age of 5. Less than a year ago, my mother-in-law passed away, and from that day until now, he sleeps in his father’s room. My father-in-law is not sick. I sleep in a separate room with our three children. […]

Could You Give Me Supplications in Order to Have a Sound Sleep?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My child is always crying in sleeping. She don’t have sound sleep. Could you give me some duas to get rid of this issue? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam Shukran for your question. Ensure that your child recites the recommended prayers before going to bed at night. The […]

When Should I Perform a Ghusl After Finding Wetness After Sleep?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Yesterday I found a stain on my pants so I decided to make a ghusl. However today I went to sleep in these same clothes again and when I woke up I thought this stain looked bigger. I also didnt feel anything sticky on my penis and […]

Is It Disliked to Lie Down on My Stomach?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Is it disliked to lie down on my stomach? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullah, Generally, lying down or sleeping on your stomach without excuse would be deemed disliked due to the interdictions of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) against doing so. Reasonable excuses, […]

Do I Need to Perform a Ritual Bath After Wetting My Bed With Urine During My Sleep?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum, Do I need to perform a ritual bath after wetting my bed with urine during my sleep? How can I know if sperm has also exited? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you do not have to perform a ritual bath (ghusl) after wetting the bed. […]

How Can I Protect Myself From Bad Dreams?

Answered by Ustadha Noura Shamma Question: For the past month I have been having bad dreams once in a while, and this is something that would very rarely happen before. I recite ayat ul kursi, surah Ikhlaas, surah Falaq and Surah Naas every night before sleeping. What other steps can I take to protect myself? […]

How to Respond to the Call of the Dawn Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, What should one respond to “Assalatu khayr min nawm” (prayer is better than sleep) during the call to the Fajr prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. The sunna is to respond by saying, “sadaqta wa […]

What Supplication Can I Recite to Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: What supplication can I recite to get a good night’s sleep? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. There is a narration of Abu Hurayra (Allah be well pleased with him) where the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace) instructed him […]