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Finding the qiblah on a ship

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Q: I am working on a ship for 6 months at a time. Sometimes we go from America to China and I cannot find the qibla. On sea, our normal application does not work properly so it is difficult to find the qibla. I am performing salaah without knowing qibla direction. Is it permissible? A:… read more »

Facing the feet towards the qiblah

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Q: Is keeping the feet towards the qibla sinful? In hajj many people keep their feet towards the qibla and sit there or recite Quran like this. If someone has to read salah lying on the bed, doesn’t he have to keep his feet towards qibla? At the place of weekly talim I always have to… read more »