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If your concentration is somewhere else than in namaz, does it invalidate the prayer and you have to restart the namaz?

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Sister/brother I have the same problem but what you need to do is keep your self for using on saying that you are face to face with allah. Here is step how to forcus in prayer....

1 Identify the factors that distracts you in prayers, then try to eliminate them. For example, if you are always distracted by the noise outside of your house, go to the nearest Masjid (mosque) instead of praying in your own home. 2 Learn the meaning of prayer. Try to find out what the exact meaning of the words that you are reciting. Think the meaning as you recite the verses. This will definitely keep your mind on your prayer. What you are saying won't just be a bunch of Arabic words anymore; it'll have meaning to it. 3 Try your best to pray together with other Muslims. In Islam, this is known as jama'ah. You will ultimately feel a sense of togetherness. You might also want to have your prayer done at your local Masjid (mosque). There would normally be some brothers of Muslims in the Masjid (mosque). Offer to shake your hands to them or even start a new conversation with them. 4 Learn to perform your prayer according to the sunnah of our blessed prophet (Peace Be Upon Him). 5 Give your mind a break for a few minutes. Take a time out from this world and relax. Capture calmness in your mind. Prepare the mind by thinking about your salat. 6 Relieve yourself from your mental stresses. 7 Put on good clothing. 8 Plan what Surahs and Du'ahs you are going to recite. 9 Intend that you are praying to Allah Almighty and only for His sake. Focus on the nature of the prayer you are making. The clearer you are in your intention, the better your attention and concentration will be.

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During the prayer

Instill discipline in yourself. Stand upright with a softened heart. Think of your prayer as your last prayer, as how one hadeeth says. Believe that Allah is by your side. Be as quiet and still as possible and try not to fidget. Keep your eyes open and look down straight to where your head will be when you prostrate (sudjood) 2 Don't pray hastily. Perform every part of your prayer with care and in a relaxed manner, as what one hadeeth would say, "Hastiness is from satan." 3 Remember that you are meeting with nobody but Allah! 4 Pay attention to the recitation. 5 Adopt your own way of reciting softly without disturbing others. 6 Bring the mind back when ever you feel that it's lost. Recite Ata'uz (Refuge to Allah from Satan):

A'udhubillahiminash shaitaan nirrajim.

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Prayer without concentration may not be accepted.. However it up to Allah if he want to accept or not...

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Prayer without concentration may not be accepted.. However it up to Allah if he want to accept or not...

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