Questions tagged [hamapil]

Questions regarding the rabbinically-enacted blessing recited before going to sleep at night.

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If a person forgot whether they have already recited krias shema al hamita are they permited to say hamapil and should they do so?

based on the idea of sufek derabanan lekula (a doubt in regards to a rabbinical ruling results in a leniency) and sufek d'orysa lechumra (a doubt on a Torah ruling results in a stringency) being that ...
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Why in HaMapil do we ask to wake up in peace twice?

In the bedtime Shema, Nusach Ashkenaz includes this phrase in HaMapil: שתשכיביני לשלום ותעמידיני לשלום [May it be Your will...] that You lay me down in peace and that You stand me up in peace ...
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Is one allowed to make Berachos after saying the bedtime Shema? [duplicate]

As recorded in the sources cited here, most Poskim say that one may not speak after saying the bedtime Shema, and some say even after saying Hamapil. Let’s say that one hears thunder after saying ...
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Do you need to say hamapil right after saying the other parts of kriat shema?

My siddur has hamapil as the last thing said before sleeping (I know some of them have Hamapil before the end) , but I was wondering if it would still count if one were to say the other parts of Kriat ...
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Speaking 30 minutes after hamapil

A person is discouraged from speaking after reciting the blessing of "Hamapil" before bed (Magen Avraham 239 s.v. ומברך המפיל explaining why the SA says to say Hamapil after Kriyas Shema). Someone ...
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Speaking divrei torah after hamapil

Is it allowed to repeat psukim or to pray (uttering the words with your mouth) After you have finished your kiriat shma al hamita and said birkat hamapil? Would be Happy to See sources.
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Maariv After Bedtime Shema

Many a time I realize that I have forgotten to say Maariv in midst of reciting the bedtime Shema. Halachic Question: Is one permitted to Daven Maariv after saying ברוך המפיל?
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Speech After Recitation of HaMapil

What do halachic sources say regarding speech after the nocturnal blessing of HaMapil? Of particular (but not exclusive) interest are the earliest sources that prohibit speech after the recitation. ...
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Saying Hamapil after Alos Hashachar

If one was up all night and went to sleep after Alos Hashachar does one still say Hamapil?
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Saying Asher Yatzar after Hamapil

If you say the bracha of Hamapil then you have to go bathroom, after you go bathroom are you permitted to say the bracha? Why yes or why no? Source?
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Hamapil immediately before sleep, but what about undressing?

Generally, we are supposed to say hamapil beracha immediately before going to bed, with no interruption. How do we reconcile this with the idea that we should be dressed appropriately to make a ...
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When to say Hamapil

In the bedtime shema, some siddurim have the bracha of Hamapil printed immediately before the paragraph of shema, whereas others have it printed at the very end of the bedtime shema prayers. What is ...
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Minimal requirements for bedtime shema

What is the minimal required text to say for the bedtime shema? Is it sufficient to say only Hamapil and the first paragraph of shema?