Channel: Faith IQ
We all want to be focused in our Salah. Are there any specific things I can be doing to help myself concentrate more in Salah? Does one strategy work for everyone?
Shaykh Suleiman Hani clarifies and answers.
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How do I focus more in prayer?
One of the most important things to keep in mind is that generally with the advice about increasing our concentration and focus in prayer, we will find different strategies work for different people. However, I personally believe that one of the most powerful ways to increase our focus in prayer is to reflect on the Hadith reported by Eben magia, in which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, pray the prayer of the one who is bidding farewell, meaning pray as if it is your last prayer. The question is, how do we come to this mindset every single time we are about to pray. Imagine the next prayer you're praying, you believe that at the end of that prayer, you will basically no longer
live you will pass away suddenly, I may have lost two pounds on a grant to a long life. But imagine that was the reality in your mind. How would the prayer be then? How long would your sujood be? How long would your re citation be? How much do would you make and ask for forgiveness and so on and so forth. So regardless of all of the other circumstances, and advices, about the meanings of the prayer, and so on and so forth, all of which are relevant. Pray every prayer as if you really believe it is your last prayer. And we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make our last prayer, our best prayer and along those best