THE RULING ON SPECIFIYINIG A PRAYER MAT FOR THE IMAM OF THE MASJID – SHAIKH ABDUL-MUHSIN AL-‘ABBAD
Question: What is the ruling on specifying a prayer mat for the Imam of the masjid in addition to the carpet of the masjid?
Answer: “There is no need to increase upon the carpet of the masjid. Not for the Imam or other than him”
[Sharh Saheeh al-Bukhari no. 59 Side A]
Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan