Performing Salaah with a jacket over one’s shoulders

Q. Is Salaah valid if one has placed a jacket or coat over the shoulders in Salaah without placing the hands in the sleeves?

A. To perform Salaah with a jacket or coat over ones’ shoulders without placing one’s hands in its sleeves is considered disliked (Makrooh), although the Salaah performing in this way will be valid. (Hidaayah 1/64)

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Mufti Ismaeel Bassa