Benefits and Significance of Dua Before Sleeping – Dua for sleeping


Dua For Sleeping:

Here you will learn about the Dua for sleeping.

The Dua is an Arabic word, which means invocation, prayer or supplication. In the Islam, Dua is an act of calling out to Allah Almighty or it is a conversation with The Creator of the entire world.

Dua is a way which connects the believers to the Almighty Allah. Muslims believe that Allah Almighty is The Most Powerful and they pray to Allah Almighty for everything.

Dua Before Going to Sleep:

These are the some of the dua’s, which you can make before sleep. These are highly significant for you. Firstly, try to develop the habit of sleeping in the state of Wudhu, and try to recite  supplication of sleeping.

Dua for Sleeping
“بِاسْمِكَ اللَّهُمَّ أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا”
Bismik-Allahumma ahya wa amut
With Your Name, O Allah, I expire and return to life).
Hudhaifah and Abu Dharr (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:
The Messenger of Allah (Prophet Muhammad) used to supplicate when he went to bed at night: “Bismik-Allahumma ahya wa amut (With Your Name, O Allah, I expire and return to life).” [Al- Bukhari]. reference:  Book 16, Hadith 51
Arabic/English book:  Book 16, Hadith 1458


Sleeping Dua:

Dua for Sleeping
“سُبْحَانَ اللهِ، والْحَمْدُ للهِ، وَاللهُ أَكْبَرُ”
Bismik-Allahumma ahya wa amut
With Your Name, O Allah, I expire and return to life).


Importance of Dua:

Dua is not an obligatory prayer for the Muslims in Islam. But there are many significances of making Dua to Allah Almighty.

Through Dua, one can feel closer to the Almighty Allah. As it is the way in which believers directly communicate with his Creator.

Islam emphasizes on making prayers before sleep. As for peaceful sleep, Isha prayers are very important. Similarly, there are many Dua’s which are highly significant for the Muslims.

We also provides you various dua’s to recite before sleep, which is beneficial for you. Try to develop the habit of making dua before going to bed. As it is highly significant for you in this life and it will also provide you benefits on the day of judgment.

dua before sleep


  • Recite Bismillah (in the name of Allah) daily before sleeping.
  • Recite Ayat ul kursi daily before sleep. According to the Holy Prophet (S.A.W), whoever prays this dua before going to sleep Allah Almighty protects him throughout the night.
  • If you want to safeguard from the punishment of the grave, recite Surah ul Mulk daily before sleep. The Holy Prophet (S.A.W) also made this dua before sleep. So, it is the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W).


It is important for every Muslim to communicate with the Allah Almighty. Dua is the easiest way through which you communicate with Allah Almighty.

Dua before sleeping is very necessary for the Muslims. As all Muslims want forgiveness for all their sins, Dua helps you in seeking forgiveness from the Almighty Allah.

Try to recite different dua’s daily before going to sleep. It has numerous benefits for you in this life and also after this life. So make habit to dua for sleeping.

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