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Assalam a'likum. Can we close eyes while praying? I focuse on salat more while my ayes are closed. Jhazkum Allah khairan

asked 1171925 lumisho's gravatar image
edited May 04 '12 at 18:23

it is makrooh to do it with your eyes closed because it gives the impression that you are tired and not paying attention to salat however in the case that you are simply closing your eyes to pay attenton better than the sheikhs allow it but it is better to find a quiet area where you may focus without closing your eyes

once i was very tired and i was closing my eyes while saying dua after my prayer but i kept my eyes open during prayer, in the middle of my dua i fell asleep sitting on the carpet i was there for about ten minutes untill one of my siblings woke me up, but as you can see it is very likley that if i was closing my eyes during prayer i would have fell asleep then that is the best example i can give to not close your eyes during prayer, you might fall asleep!

answered 219722 NesreenA's gravatar image

@NesreenA Convincing answer, thanks. And if i am not tired or sleepy, it is ok to close eyes, right?. Please explain.

(May 05 '12 at 07:45) lumisho ♦ lumisho's gravatar image

If you have good hearted intentions to pray with your eyes closed, I don't think there is an issue.

answered 0543146 UnknownUser's gravatar image
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