1. Pray in the last third of the night.
2. Go to Fajr and Isha in congregation.
3. Say Adhkaar in the morning and evening.
4. Remember Death often.
Why we came in this World Who created us? We all know and even our children know Allah is our Creator. But how much time we are giving to Allah. How much we are obeying HIS orders. At one day we will leave this world, when? After the age of 30, 40 50, 60, 70, 80 or maximum 90 years, Almost half of our lives is gone Not much time is left At one day, we will die Leaving all our lovers behind us crying They will take us to graveyard Bury their and leave us their They will pay fatiha for three days, weeks, months
He remembered his grandmother’s warning about praying on time:
‘My son, you shouldn’t leave prayer to this late time’.
His grandmother’s age was 70 but, whenever she heard the Adhan, she got up like an arrow and performed Salah.
He, however could never win over his ego to get up and pray.
Whatever he did, his Salah was always the last to be offered and he prayed it quickly to get it in on time.
Raising of Hands
Volume 1, Book 12, Number 704:
Narrated Abu Qilaba:
I saw Malik bin Huwairith saying Takbir and raising both his hands (on starting the prayers and raising his hands on bowing and also on raising his head after bowing. Malik bin Huwairith said, “Allah’s Apostle did the same.”