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Why do Sephardi jews put on the tefillin shel yad while sitting?

Pretty straight forward--why do Sephardim put on the tefillin shel yad while sitting?
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Baal haTanya's donning shel yad seated

I have heard that the baal haTanya put on his t'fila shel yad while seated (as S'faradim do). Does anyone have a source for this (or for the opposite: that he put on his shel yad standing)? If he ...