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How To Concentrate In Your Prayers

1. Repeat what the mu'adhin (person who calls prayers) says.

2. Make dua between adhan and Iqamah.

3. Make fresh wudu for Salah.

4. Use siwak before Salah.

5. Dress in fine clothes for Salah.

6. Move through Salah with tranquility.

7. Pray as if you will die after this Salah.

8. Think about the verses and dhikr you are reciting in Salah.

9. Repeat verses for added contemplation.

10. Memorize and use new passages of Quran.

11. Pause at the end of each ayah.

12. Recite in a beautiful voice.

13. Maintain eyesight on your prostration location.

14. Recite dhikr after prayer, patiently (use sample on this page).

15. Don't look around in prayer.

16. Suppress your yawning during prayer.

17. Don't stick to the same prayer place in the Masjid.

18. Arrive early for Salah.

19. Pray as soon as the time enters.


The Islamic Bulletin
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September 2009
Ramadan 1430
Note from the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Everyday Dua'a
Islamic World News
How I Embraced Islam
Let's Make A Change
A Sad Passing
Islamic Beliefs
and Practices
Common Mistakes
In Ramadan
Feeling Confused?
Day Of Judgment
How Not To Miss Fajr
You Can Do It
A Love Story
Cook's Corner
Women in Islam
The Qur'an & Science
Kids' Corner
Parent's Corner
A Request
Beauty Tips for Sisters
Who Is Your Best Friend?
How to Concentrate
In Your Prayers