Concentrating in Prayer (Salat)  

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I find it difficult to concentrate in my prayer (salat). At times I forget whether I have done the simplest of things, such as one prostration or two. Sometimes, I have repeated the prayers in which this has happened, but now, it occurs so often, even in the repeated prayers, that I have stopped repeating the prayers. Is what I have done correct? Is this due to waswasa?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,

Please see the following links in answer to your question:

Forgetting in the Prayer: A Detailed Explanation

Severe Doubts & Misgivings

Baseless Misgivings (Waswasa): Some General Principles

Misgivings: the fiqh of doing one’s best…

Error in prayer: My dad, validity, soundness, properness, & how to apply knowledge

Prayer: Messing up order?

Sometimes while praying my intention is not confined properly in my prayer? How should I direct my mind

What if you leave a wajib act in prayer?

The complete Hanafi prayer


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