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Tips For Muslim SP Sufferers. Non-Muslims Are Welcome Too :)

by Icha

I'm muslim and had this sleep paralysis problem since around 17-ish. Now I'm 27. But this problem has stopped since two years back and I'm so happy I can sleep well every night now without fear. Here are some tips if you're a fellow muslim. :)

1. Perform your ablution if you can especially after getting home from late nights.

2. Read a prayer before sleep to seek protection from Allah against syaitan. Surah Al-Falaq or Qursi.

3. Try not to sleep on your back or place your arms on top of your eyes or forehead - I don't know why but SP always used to try to attack me when I did that.

4. During that struggle, you must keep on your willpower to fight it off and chant zikir to Allah the Almighty - normally few secs after that i will break free as that thing knows you are submitted to God and not the demon.

5. Look out for loud ringing, sudden gush of heavy wind sounds or black figure roaming around in between of you trying to fall asleep. Quickly get up and seek forgiveness from Allah.

6. The first thing to try to break free is from your fingers, then slowly wiggle your arm, and jerk your body up and quickly open your eyes while fighting the struggle as said above.

7. Lastly, seek repentance from Him sincerely. I had done so many sins in the past and those were the times I usually got attacked by SP. Not saying I'm a saint now but thanks to God, after mending my ways those days of terrifying sp has been a thing of the past now.

My method is a trial-and error I did as the year progresses during SP encounters. I have even encountered an unusual one where i can see something pulled me from my two legs into darkness like a black hole at extreme high speed. All by an unknown force. When I awoke I was still in bed. During that SP I thought my bed went forever!

Good luck to everyone, good night sweet dreams :)

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