Sitting while putting on clothes

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it better for one to sit (rather than stand) when putting on pants/ shoes?


A: Sitting is more appropriate for there are lesser chances of a person tripping, falling, or misbalancing himself.

Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

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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