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        To Sleep during Prayer

        Q: A sick woman is taking medicine that makes her drowsy. Sometimes during prayer, she involuntarily dozes for a moment without being able to prevent that. What about her prayer?
        A: If sleeping inhibits the sight and hearing senses, the prayer is made void; otherwise, the prayer is not harmed by slight and short nap once or twice no matter whether or not she can prevent that.
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