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Rufai Oladimeji
, Nigeria.
Question

Salam, My question is about
Salah(nimaz) wether we can
pray in front of mirror or not?
actully there are praying wtih
jumat in one GYM wheter there
is mirror all round but i dont
know how is praying here where
all are praying in sports dresses
in front of big mirror. wa salam

Answer

All perfect praise be to Allah,
The Lord of the Worlds. I testify
that there is none worthy of
worship except Allah, and that
Muhammad is His slave and
Messenger.

Praying in front of a mirror is
valid and sufficient but it can be
included among the things that
are disliked during the prayer as
it leads to looking at what
distracts oneself from the
prayer. The jurists gave
evidence for the dislikability of
looking to what distracts from
the prayer the narration by
‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased
with her, that the Prophet
prayed on a Khameesah (a
garment with marks - lines and
so forth - on it), then he looked
to these marks once, and when
he finished prayer he said:
"Take my garment to Abu Jahm
as it diverted my attention from
my prayer and bring to me the
Anbijaaniyyat (a woolen garment
without marks) of Abu
Jahm." [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]
[This is Al-Bukhari’s wording]

On the other hand, it is
permissible to offer the prayer
while being dressed with any
clothes that cover the ‘Awrah
and that are lawful to wear, and
the prayer in these clothes is
valid. Hence, if the sports
clothes cover the ‘Awrah (parts
of the body that must be
covered in Islam), then the
prayer in it is valid.

However, a Muslim is ordered to
beautify himself at every prayer;
Allah Says (what means): {O
children of Adam, take your
adornment [i.e. wear your
clothing] at every Masjid.}
[Quran 7:31] Ibn Katheer
said: “This verse and what has
been narrated in the Sunnah
with the same meaning, means
that it is desirable to beautify
oneself when willing to perform
the prayer.”

No doubt, if a person is invited
to meet one of the kings of this
world, he would probably be shy
to meet him in sportswear.
Indeed, it is more appropriate
to be shy of Allah and be
appropriately dressed when
standing before Him in the
prayer.

Allah Knows best.

www.islamweb.net/en/article/174049/praying-while-wearing-sports-clothes-in-front-of-mirrors

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