Mention the name of Allah "Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem"
and lie on your right side in accordance with the Prophet's
peace and blessing of Allah be upon him, words to Al-Baraa
bin Azeb which meaning of is translated as: "
If you want to go to bed, perform ablution as that for
prayer, then lie down on your right side, and say: O Allah!
I submit myself to You, and turn my face towards You, and
confide my cause unto You, and take refuge in You, out of
love and fear of You. There is no refuge or escape from You
except in You. I believe in Your Book, which You have
revealed and Your Prophet, whom You have sent as
Messenger." (Bukhari & Muslim).
"Do not sit late at night and do your best to
sleep early unless there is some need or necessity. It is
narrated that the Prophet, peace be upon him, disliked
sleeping before Isha' (evening) Prayer and (sitting and)
talking after it." (Bukhari & Muslim).
Do not sleep on your belly, as this was prohibited by the
Prophet peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, said
which meaning is translated as: "Such manner of
lying down is disliked by Allah.""(Abu
Make sure there is nothing that hurts you at your bed, as
recommended by the gracious Prophet peace and blessings of
Allah be upon him, which meaning of is translated as: "When
one of you goes to bed, he should clear his bed with part of
his loincloth as he does not know what is lying inside after
he has left it, and let him say. Allahumma bika wada'tu
janbi, wabika arfauh. Allahumma in amsakta nafsi faghfir
laha, wa in arsaltaha fahfazha bima tahfazu bihi
ibadakas-Salihan. O Allah! With Your name I have laid on my
side, and with Your name I raise it. O Allah! If You hold my
soul (i.e. take my life), then have mercy on it, and if You
return it, then protect it with what You protect Your pious
servants)." (Bukhari &
Take care and ward off the sources of danger. The Holy
Prophet peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, said
which meaning of is translated as: "This fire is
an enemy to you, so when you want to sleep put it