Sone se Pehle ki Dua | Dua Before Sleeping

Sone Se Pehle ki Dua

As Muslims, it’s our duty to remember Allah Almighty before doing anything. We should take his name when we wake up or we sleep. It boasts intimacy with Allah Almighty although other prayers may not be obligatory in Islam the Dua before sleeping is a must for every Muslim. 

One of the many Masnoon Duain (prayers) that Islam has bestowed to the world is Sote Waqt Ki Dua. The benefits of Allah remain with us whenever we recite a dua, such as Dua Before Sleeping.

To have the best results recite it with ablution. It is important to recite it because when a person sleeps his body is at its weakest point. Allah Almighty has made our sleep a time for rest as he says in Quran-e-Kareem.

sone se pehle ki dua in arabic
Dua Before Sleeping

وَجَعَلْنَا نَوْمَكُمْ سُبَاتًا  

Aur Tumhari Neend Ko Rahat Ka Ba’is Banaya  

Sone se Pehle ki Dua in Arabic:  

It is narrated by Hazrat Huzaifa (R.A) that whenever Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) used to sleep he used to recite the following prayer.

اللَّهُمَّ بِاسْمِكَ ا أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا

He also preached his ummah to recite this prayer.

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Neend Ki Dua | Dua Before Sleeping At Night

Sone se Pehle ki Dua in Urdu:  

To understand it better one should know the meaning of this Dua in Urdu.  

الٰہی عزوجل میں تیرے نام پر مرتا ہوں اور جیتا ہوں۔  

Sone se Pehle ki Dua in English:  

If you have difficulty in understanding the tarjuma of sone se pehle ki dua in Urdu and Arabic you can understand sone sy pehle ki dua English mein or sone sy pehle ki dua english words. English and learn it by heart in Arabic. Sone se pehle ki Dua in English or Dua before sleeping is as follows. 

“O Allah (Almighty) I live and die in your name”

Sone se Pehle ki Dua in Hindi:  

सर्वशक्तिमान परमेश्वर, मैं मरता हूँ और तेरे नाम से जीता हूँ।

For Hindu community sone, se Pehle ki Dua in Hindi is as follows.

sarvashaktimaan parameshvar, main marata hoon aur tere naam se jeevit rahata hoon  

Sone se Pehle ki Dua with meaning:  

Sone se pehle ki Dua help you to have a sound sleep. Sometimes taking high end pills work no good for us and we can’t sleep sound. What is the meaning of Sone se pehle ki Dua and why do we read it? Sone ki Dua is essential because when we sleep after reciting it, we will get whole night the blessing of God Allah Almighty. 

It is important to read sone sy pehly ki dua because in case a person sleeps after Isha prayer and before sleeping, he recites this due then if he dies he will die in peace. When we recite this dua it saves us from every disease except death.

Sone se Pehle ki Dua in Roman English:  

Allah huma Bismika Amootu Waahiya.

Aey Allah mai teray naam per marta hu aur jeeta hu.  

Raat Ko Sone Se Pehle Ki Surah

In hadith e nabwi (S.A.W), its mentioned that you should recite Surah-e-Mulk before sleeping. It is first surah of chapter 29 of quran.

Sone sy pehly ke Azkar Hadith:

There are numerous times when Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) used to preach recitation of this Dua before sleeping. Let’s take a look at sone se pehle ke azkar hadith.

Once Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said to Hazrat Ali Sher-e-Khuda R.A to do the following steps before sleeping.

  • Firstly, recite Quran-e-Kareem even one page.
  • Give keemat of Jannat before sleeping.
  • If two people are fighting stop them before sleeping.
  • Do one Hajj before sleeping.

Hazrat Ali (r.a) said how will we do this? then Holy Prophet (S.A.W) said:

  • Recite Surah-e-Fatiha four times. Its virtue is four thousand times greater.
  • Recite Surah-e-Ikhlas three times it is equal to reciting one Quran.
  • Recite Astagfirullah ten times because it is equal to stopping to people from fight.
  • Recite darood shareef ten times, it will be equivalent to jannat ki qeemat.
  • Recite teesra kalma three times, it is equal to one Hajj. 

Thand se Bachne ki Dua

It is narrated by Hazrat Abu Huraira (R.A) that Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said when its severely cold weather than a Muslim recites the following Dua

   لا إله إلا الله 

and when its severely cold weather he says لا إله إلا الله.


Which Surah should we recite before sleeping?

If a Muslim recite Surah-e-Mulk before sleeping and he dies, Allah says that he will go straight -to Jannah without Hisaab. The best time to recite Surah-e-Mulk is after Isha prayer.

What happens if you say Bismillah 21 times before sleeping?

Allah Almighty says that whenever a person recites Bismillah 21 times before sleeping, Allah orders the angels to write a good deed against each breath of the reciter. Hence, it is a way to have multiple virtues by just reciting a prayer.

What does Islam say about sleep?

Sleep is considered a sign of Allah Almighty and Allah Almighty wants his creation to explore this sign of Allah Almighty.


As Allah Almighty has bestowed his creation with numerous duas for his remembrance and to add virtue in our deeds sone ki Dua is one of them. It is considered obligatory sunnah as Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) has mentioned it several times in his sayings. When a Muslim recites sone se pehle ki dua before sleeping, angels write virtues for them and if he dies in his sleep, it is a peaceful death.

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