Sitting in a mosque with one's feet towards the qiblah

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What is the ruling on the one who has his feet facing toward the qiblah in the mosque? Is it permissible to eat or sleep in a mosque?.
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There is nothing wrong with a Muslim stretching out his feet or one foot towards the qiblah, whether in a mosque or elsewhere, and there is nothing wrong with him eating in a mosque or sleeping there if he needs to do that. But he should preserve the cleanliness of the mosque, and if he has a wet dream while asleep therein, he must hasten to leave when he wakes up to do ghusl because of janaabah.  

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