SUNNAH UPON AWAKENING

SUNNAH UPON AWAKENING


1.  Immediately upon awakening rub the face and the eyes with both the palms in order to remove

the effects of sleep. ( Shamaaile Tirmidhi )


2.  When the eyes open in the morning recite this dua:

SUNNAH UPON AWAKENING
SUNNAH UPON AWAKENING

Trans:   All praise is due to Allah who brought us to life after having granted us death and to Him

will we be resurrected.  (Bukhari, Abu Dawood, Muslim)


3.  When awakening from sleep cleanse the mouth with a Miswaak. (Musnad Ahmad, Abu Dawood‐

pg.8 )


4.  The use of the Miswaak should be repeated when making Wudhu. Using the Miswaak upon

awakening is a separate Sunnat . (Bazlul Majhood,“Commentary of Abu Dawood” Vol.1 pg.35 )


5.  When wearing one’s trousers, first put on the right leg, then the left one. When putting on a

kurta or shirt, first put on the right sleeve and then the left one. The same procedure should be

followed when wearing a vest. When wearing a shoe, first put on the right shoe. When removing

any garment or shoe, first remove the  left, then the right.This is the sunnat method when

removing any garment  from the body (Bukhari, Tirmidhi “ the chapter on clothing” and

Shamaaile Tirmidhi )


6.  Before immersing the hands into any utensils, wash them thrice thoroughly. ( Tirmidhi ‐ Vol. 1,

pg. 13).


For Complete Dua and Mean:

Dua When Waking UP from Sleep 


Eating

  • Have a light breakfast and include dates, honey or water to the set if you wish to follow sunnah.
  • Recite: “Allahumma barik lana fima razaqtana waqina athaban-nar. Bismillah”, which means “O Allah! Bless (the food) You provided us and save us from the punishment of hellfire. In the name of Allah.”
  • Wash your hands and eat with your right hand.
  • After finishing the meal, recite: “Alhamdu lillah il-lathi at’amana wasaqana waja ‘alana Muslimin” which means “praise be to Allah Who has fed us and given us drink, and made us Muslims.”

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