Can I Sit for Prayer If My Legs Are Painful Due to Exercise?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can I sit for prayer if my legs are painful due to exercise? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you cannot sit for the obligatory (fard) prayer unless you (a) experience severe, unbearable pain in the standing (qiyam) position, or (b) are reasonably sure that standing […]

What is the Ruling of Yoga?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the ruling regarding yoga? Is it a way of practicing Hinduism, as one Mufti has proclaimed? What if the instructor makes no allusions to religion, but just helps us to become flexible and relieve stress? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, […]