Is It Sunna to Renew My Wudu Right Before Going to Sleep?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it sunna to renew my wudu right before sleeping? Even if I was already in a state of wudu? Answer: assalamu alaykum It is recommended (mandub) to sleep in a state of purification. This is based on the statement of the Prophet (blessings and peace be upon him), […]

Is It Permissible to Sleep in the Front Row of the Masjid?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: I heard some people saying that jinns kick people out for for sleeping in the front row of the mosque. Is this true? Answer: Assalāmu ʿAlaykum, I pray that you are well. It is permissible to sleep in the masjid (mosque) without it being disliked. Imam al-Nawawi argues for […]

What are the Rewards of Sleeping in a State of Ritual Purity (Wudu)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam Alaikum, I received a message saying that when a person makes wudu before sleep then 1) the person’s soul makes tawwaf of the kaba 2) during the entire night, angels will be writing hasanath for that person 3) when the person turns from left to right and right to […]

Sleeping in Revealing Clothing

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible for a husband and wife to wear night clothes that don’t usually cover their nakedness (awra) while sleeping? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, It would not be blameworthy to be in such a state when going to […]

Sleeping After Eating and Praying Fajr

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Question: After we eat sahur and pray fajr, should we go to sleep, or are there more religious practices/duties from the sunnah that we should engage ourselves in? And from a health perspective, is sleeping right after we’ve had a light meal counter productive? Answer: Wassalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, […]

Praiseworthy Acts to Do Before Sleeping

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: Is the following narration authentic: “The Prophet said, ‘Always do five actions before going to sleep. Give in charity four thousand dinars. Finish the Qur’an. Pay the value of paradise. Compromise between two people. Perform Hajj.’ `Ali said in answer, ‘Messenger of Allah, these are very difficult, How can […]

‘True’ Dreams Are 1/46 of Prophecy

Answered by : Shaykh Gibril Haddad Question:’True’ dreams 1/46 of prophecy Answer: Muslims use two value-laden Arabic words for “dream”, ru’ya and hulm, respectively “vision” and “fantasm” — both of which are mentioned in the Qur’an and the Prophetic Sunnah — which differ widely in application and significance, the first one being good and the […]