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Praying on a Chair

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can someone who prays on a chair lead the prayer? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, According to the Hanafi school, a bowing and prostrating congregant (muqtadi) may not pray behind an imam who is praying with head movements (ima’) rather than actual bowing and prostration on the […]

My Father Has Bad Knees. Can He Pray on a Chair?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum My father’s knees have weakened by age. However, they are not so bad that he has to pray all of the prayer on a chair. He can still pray while standing as long he sits down on a chair at the time of prostration. 1-Is it permissible […]