Bismika Allahumma Amutu Wa Ahya Dua before sleeping Meaning & in Arabic.

Bismika Allahumma Amutu Wa Ahya Dua was recited by our Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) before going to bed. It is a short dua that is easy to memorize in Arabic and follow our Prophet’s (ﷺ) footsteps.


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

Bismika Allahumma in Arabic

The full Dua is written in Arabic with the Diacritical as:

بِاسْمِكَ اللَّهُمَّ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا

and Without the Diacritical:

باسمك اللهم أموت وأحيا

And The dua is broken down as the follwoing table:

Bismika بِاسْمِكَWith Your name
Allahumma اللَّهُمَّO Allah
Amutu أَمُوتُI die 
Wa Ahyaوَأَحْيَاand I live


Bismika Allahumma Amutu Wa Ahya

Allahumma Bismika Amutu Wa Ahya Meaning

The meaning of the dua before sleeping is” O Allah, with Your Name will I die and live (wake up)”

Bismika Allahumma Amutu Wa Ahya dua before sleeping

Dua Source

Whenever the Prophet (ﷺ) lay down for sleep at night, he would place his (right) hand under his (right) cheek and supplicate: “Allahumma bismika amutu wa ahya [O Allah, with Your Name, will I die and live (wake up)]….”


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