The importance of Salaah

Q: I want you to tell me some waizfa so that I can become namzi. In … I used to offer prayer and recite tasbeeh, but since I came to … I hardly offer prayer. Please I am really worried. Every night I promise myself to pray but during the day I don’t end up praying. Please give me some dua?


A: Namaaz is the most important pillar of Islam. The first thing a person will be questioned on the day of Qiyaamah will be in regard to namaaz. Severe and grave warnings have been sounded in the Qur’an and Ahaadith for the one who forgoes his Salaah. Make sincere tawbah to Allah Ta’ala for missing out your Salaah in the past and commence performing Salaah immediately. Similarly it is compulsory upon you to make qadha of the past Salaahs that you have missed. 

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

فَخَلَفَ مِن بَعدِهِم خَلفٌ أَضاعُوا الصَّلوةَ وَاتَّبَعُوا الشَّهَوتِ فَسَوفَ يَلقَونَ غَيًّا ﴿٥٩﴾ إِلّا مَن تابَ وَءامَنَ وَعَمِلَ صـلِحًا فَأُولـئِكَ يَدخُلونَ الجَنَّةَ وَلا يُظلَمونَ شَيـًٔا ﴿٦٠﴾ جَنّـتِ عَدنٍ الَّتى وَعَدَ الرَّحمـنُ عِبادَهُ بِالغَيبِ إِنَّهُ كانَ وَعدُهُ مَأتِيًّا ﴿٦١﴾ لا يَسمَعونَ فيها لَغوًا إِلّا سَلـمًا وَلَهُم رِزقُهُم فيها بُكرَةً وَعَشِيًّا ﴿٦٢﴾ تِلكَ الجَنَّةُ الَّتى نورِثُ مِن عِبادِنا مَن كانَ تَقِيًّا ﴿مريم: ٦٣﴾

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)