Stretching One’s Legs Towards Qiblah

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I would like to ask that can a person sleep or rest keeping his leg in position of Qiblah. Is there any hadith regarding this? Or one should not keep his/her leg only out of respect. Please reply me soon with hadith no. and name of book.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 846/846/M=1434)

The holy Kabah is reverend and honourable. It is against etiquette to stretch one’s leg towards it. Hence it is makrooh to sleep or take a rest while stretching one’s legs towards Qiblah.
ويكره مد الرجلين إلى الكعبة (هنديه 5/315)

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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