What is the perfect time for qailulah (afternoon sleep) before Zuhr or after Zuhr? What is the limit min/max time with respect of hours?

What is the perfect time for qailulah (afternoon sleep) before Zuhr or after Zuhr? What is the limit min/max time with respect of hours?

Answer

(Fatwa: 781/781/M=1433)

One can do Qailulah (siesta) before or after Zuhr. There is no time fixed for it. Its time may differ as per the situation. Qailulah means to take a rest at the time of afternoon though one sleeps or not.
القيلولة الاستراحة نصف النهار وإن لم يكن معها نوم (عمدة القارى 3 / 338)

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

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