Performing salaah while sitting due to dizziness

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1. Zaid at times wasn’t feeling well when praying his salah so he prayed with ishaara sitting on a chair, before the salah time expired he felt better, his condition was such that he could have prayed properly with sujood etc., is it compulsory for him to repeat the salah prayed with ishaara sitting on the chair?

2 a. Zaid is able to pray properly at home with Qiyaam and sujood etc. but when praying in the masjid he doesnt feel well, he feels dizzy, will his salah be valid if he prays in the masjid sitting on a chair with Ishaara?

2 b. In the above situation is it better for Zaid to pray five times salah and Jummah salah in the masjid with Ishaara sitting on a chair or pray at home with Qiyaam and sujood etc.?



1. No.

2. He must read at home.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.