Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aqeedah)
Fatwa#: 41080
Asked Country: Canada

Answered Date: Sep 21,2018

Title: Reciting Durud Before Sleeping

Question

as-salam-elay-kum 

 

My question is before retiring to bed I read 300 durood sharif daily.  Is this a bidat or wazifa? Do  I need permission to read it?

 

Jizakallah.

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is not a bid‘a to recite durud before sleeping. You do not need permission to do so. Your wazifa of 300 durud before bed is permissible.[1]

 

And Allah Ta‘ālā Knows Best.

Checked and Approved by:
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
 

 

 

 



[1]

سنن الترمذي ت شاكر (٤/٦٣٦-٦٣٧)

٢٤٥٧ - حَدَّثَنَا هَنَّادٌ قَالَ: حَدَّثَنَا قَبِيصَةُ، عَنْ سُفْيَانَ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَقِيلٍ، عَنْ الطُّفَيْلِ بْنِ أُبَيِّ بْنِ كَعْبٍ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، قَالَ: كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا ذَهَبَ ثُلُثَا اللَّيْلِ قَامَ فَقَالَ: «يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اذْكُرُوا اللَّهَ اذْكُرُوا اللَّهَ جَاءَتِ الرَّاجِفَةُ تَتْبَعُهَا الرَّادِفَةُ جَاءَ المَوْتُ بِمَا فِيهِ جَاءَ المَوْتُ بِمَا فِيهِ»، قَالَ أُبَيٌّ: قُلْتُ: يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ إِنِّي أُكْثِرُ الصَّلَاةَ عَلَيْكَ فَكَمْ أَجْعَلُ لَكَ مِنْ صَلَاتِي؟ فَقَالَ: «مَا شِئْتَ». قَالَ: قُلْتُ: الرُّبُعَ، قَالَ: «مَا شِئْتَ فَإِنْ زِدْتَ فَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لَكَ»، قُلْتُ: النِّصْفَ، قَالَ: «مَا شِئْتَ، فَإِنْ زِدْتَ فَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لَكَ»، قَالَ: قُلْتُ: فَالثُّلُثَيْنِ، قَالَ: «مَا شِئْتَ، فَإِنْ زِدْتَ فَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لَكَ»، قُلْتُ: أَجْعَلُ لَكَ صَلَاتِي كُلَّهَا قَالَ: «إِذًا تُكْفَى هَمَّكَ، وَيُغْفَرُ لَكَ ذَنْبُكَ»: «هَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ»

 

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