5+ Best Dua before Sleeping & Tips from Sunnah

Allah created day and night to give us balance in life. After going through the day at work or school, He blesses us with the darkness of nighttime for us to settle down.

Good sleep affects our physical and mental well-being to give us a better quality of life every morning so here is Dua before Sleeping and tips from Sunnah to regain back our spirit and start a new day.

Here are some supplications from different Hadith. Try to recite different Dua daily or all of them before going to bed. It has numerous benefits for you in this life and also afterlife.

Dua before Sleeping

Pronunciation

The following video we have made will help you learn the proper pronunciation of the Dua word by word:

Transliteration

Allahumma Bismika Amutu Wa Ahya.

in Arabic

اللَّهُمَّ بِاسْـمِكَ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا

Meaning

O Allah, In Your name I die and live

Dua before sleeping

2nd Dua before Sleeping

dua before sleeping

Transliteration

Bismika rabbee wadaAAtu janbee wabika arfaAAuh, fa-in amsakta nafsee farhamha, wa-in arsaltaha fahfathha bima tahfathu bihi AAibadakas-saliheen

in Arabic

بِاسْمِكَ رَبِّي وَضَعْتُ جَنْبِي، وَبِكَ أَرْفَعُهُ، فَإِنْ أَمْسَكْتَ نَفْسِي فَارْحَمْهَا، وَإِنْ أَرْسَلْتَهَا فَاحْفَظْهَا، بِمَا تَحْفَظُ بِهِ عِبَادَكَ الصَّالِحِينَ.

Meaning

In Your name my Lord, I lie down and in Your name, I rise, so if You should take my soul then have mercy upon it, and if You should return my soul then protect it in the manner You do so with Your righteous servants.

3rd Dua for Sleeping

Dua sleeping

Transliteration

Allahumma innaka khalaqta nafsee wa-anta tawaffaha, laka mamatuha wamahyaha in ahyaytaha fahfathha, wa-in amattaha faghfir laha. Allahumma innee as-alukal-AAafiyah.

in Arabic

اللَّهمَّ إِنَّكَ خَلَقْتَ نَفْسِي وَأَنْتَ تَوَفَّاهَا لَكَ مَمَاتُهَا وَمَحْيَاهَا، إِنْ أَحْيَيْتَهَا فَاحْفَظْهَا، وَإِنْ أَمَتَّهَا فَاغْفِرْ لَهَا. اللَّهمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ العَافِيَةَ.

Meaning

O Allah, verily You have created my soul and You shall take its life, to You belongs its life and death. If You should keep my soul alive then protect it, and if You should take its life then forgive it. O Allah, I ask You to grant me good health.’

2nd Dua before Sleeping

dua for sleep

Transliteration

Alhamdu lillahil-lathee atAAamana wasaqana, wakafana, wa-awana, fakam mimman la kafiya lahu wala mu/wee.

in Arabic

اَلْحَمْدُ للهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنَا وَسَقَانَا، وَكَفَانَا، وَآوَانَا، فَكَمْ مِمَّنْ لا كَافِيَ لَه ُُ وَلا مُؤْوِي.

Meaning

All praise is for Allah, Who fed us and gave us drink, and Who is sufficient for us and has sheltered us, for how many have none to suffice them or shelter them.

5th Dua for Sleeping

5+ Best Dua before Sleeping & Tips from Sunnah

Transliteration

Allahumma qinee AAathabaka yawma tabAAathu AAibadak.

in Arabic

اللَّهُمَّ قِنِي عَذَابَكَ يَوْمَ تَبْعَثُ عِبَادَكَ.

Meaning

O Allah, protect me from Your punishment on the day Your servants are resurrected.

Sunnahs Advice

There are different things and Manners the Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) has been recorded doing before sleeping as Islam emphasizes the importance of cleanliness even before going to bed, as it is part of our faith.

We will mention them and you can choose whether you would like to add them to your routine before sleeping.

Perform the wudhu.

Dust your bed and pillow 3 times.

Sleep on your right side.

Free your heart from all worries and ask Allah for forgiveness.

I recited Surah Al-Ikhlas, Al-Falaq, and An-Nas three times each before going to bed.

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