Etiquette of Sleeping

Before going to bed shake out your blanket. Cup your hands together, blow gently into them and then recite Surat al-lkhlaas, Surat ai-Falaq and Surat an-Naas. Then wipe your hands over your body as far as you can reach, starting with your head. Do this three times, as the Prophet Muhammad ( pbuh ) used to do it. Then lie down on your right side and say:

When Prophet Muhammad ( pbuh ) went to bed, he would sleep on his right side and place his right hand under his right cheek.
Do not sleep lying flat on your face or on your stomach. Do not cover your face with the blanket even if it is cold. Keep your face uncovered so that you can breathe well. Go to bed early so that you can wake up early in the morning. Make a habit of getting up early so that you can pray Salat-ul-Fajr on time.

On waking up say:

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