Q: In the Holy Mosques of Makkah and Madinah, outside the mosques, there are big verandas (open space). It is seen that the people walk in these verandas with their footwear on.
1. Can we pray on the floor without a prayer mat?
2. Will our salah be valid?
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)