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Tractate Berakoth, by , by A. Lukyn Williams, [1921], at

Prayer when riding on an Ass.

M.IV. 5. Should one be riding on an ass let him dismount. If he cannot dismount let him turn his face. 2 And if he cannot turn his face let him direct his intention towards the most Holy Sanctuary.

T. III. 18. If a man is riding on his ass, if he has anyone to hold the ass for him let him descend and pray; but if not let him pray where he is. Rabbi says: In either case he prays where he is, only he must direct his intention.


32:2 turn his face. i.e. to Jerusalem and the Temple.

Next: M. IV. 6; T. III. 19. Prayer on a Ship or on a Raft