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Is it permissible for a sick person to pray while sitting on a chair?

Answered according to Shafi'i Fiqh by Darul Iftaa Jordan
Is it permissible for a sick person to pray while sitting on a chair?

Answer:
It is permissible for a sick person, who is unable to stand up, to offer prayer while sitting on a chair. If he/she was unable to prostrate while on the chair, then he/she should pray while sitting on the ground, but if he/she was neither able to bow(Roku),nor to prostrate, then he can do them while sitting on the chair.

This answer was collected from the official government Iftaa Department of Jordan.

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