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Taraaweeh while sitting due to pregnancy

Fatwaa ID: 2244

Assalamu Alykum!
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If someone is pregnant can they pray Tarawih sitting if they have pain when praying for too long, or if they get out of breath and exhausted from it? Normally they pray their fardh prayers standing.

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

May Allaah Ta’aala make it easy for you and bless you with a righteous healthy child.

If it is difficult for a pregnant woman to stand during Taraaweeh Salaah, she will be excused to sit on the floor and perform her salaahs. Sajdahs would be performed on the ground. If it is difficult during the later stages to sit on the ground, then she would be excused to sit on a chair and make sajdah through gestures. It will be best to perform a few rak’ahs standing, if convenient.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

09/11/1445 AH – 03/22/2024 CE

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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