Sitting on a chair and performing Salaah due to back pain

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Q: I have a continuous pain in my back. I can perform one or two salaah standing and doing sajda on the ground but after that, the pain is so enhanced that I cannot even stand straight. I perform my salaah by sitting on a chair, is my salah is valid or not?


A: It is valid.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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