Showing Awrah when praying alone (male)
Fatwa No: 81146

  • Fatwa Date:4-8-1999 - Rabee' Al-Aakhir 22, 1420
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If one is praying by himself can he show his Awra?


All perfect praise be to Allaah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allaah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger.


It is not permissible for a Muslim to disclose his 'Awrah (parts of the body that must be covered in Islam) during the prayer even if he is praying in a dark room. If one performed the prayer while unveiling his/her 'Awrah, he/she should make up this prayer.

Allaah Knows best.

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