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Can a Kitchen Stove Face the Qibla?

Answered according to Shafi'i Fiqh by Seekersguidance.org

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally

Question: Assalam alaykum,

Can a kitchen stove face the Qibla?

Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah,

I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah.

You can have the stove face any direction convenient for you.

Having the stove face the direction of the Qibla is not blameworthy.
Facing or turning away from the Qibla is discussed in books of Islamic law with respect to purification, prayer and using the bathroom, not for other everyday affairs.

God knows best.

Shuaib Ally

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