Sitting with one’s back towards the Qiblah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to sit while your back is facing the Qiblah? My table and chair is in such a direction that my back faces the Qiblah. I have heard Ulama saying that one’s back should not face the Qiblah since it is disrespectful.


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)