|Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
At Sleeping Time (34)
| The Messenger of Allah
said: "When you go to bed make wudhoo' as you do for salat, then lie
on your right hand side, and say: 'Allãhumma 'aslamtu nafsee
'ilayka, wa wajjahtu wajhee 'ilayka, wa fawwadhtu 'amree 'ilayka,
wa 'alja'tu dhahree 'ilayka, raghbatan wa rah-batan 'ilayka, lã
malja'a wa lã manjã minka 'illã 'ilayka, ãmentu
bikitãbika 'allathee 'anzalta, wa binabiyyika 'allathee 'arsalta(56)
Then if you die that evening you will die on the natural disposition
[religion of Islam], and make it the last thing you say."
(56)O' my 'ilãh I have
surrendered my self to You, I have directed my face to You, I have
entrusted my affairs to You, I have compelled my back to refuge
in You, in want and in fright of You, there is no resort nor survival
from You except [in turning] to You, I have faith in your book which
You have brought down, and in your Prophet which You have sent.
Agreed upon by Bukhãri and Muslim, and the presentation
of that is that of Al-Bukhãri consisting of two narrations.
Al-Albãni included it in The Authentic of Good Sayings
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