reach old age while being Muslim), but has not yet completed even a single prayer for Allah the Exalted!" He was asked: "Why is that?" He replied: "Because he does not perfect the prayer's required Khushoo` (solemness) and fails to be attentive to Allah with his heart." Hammaad Ibn Salamah, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "I have never stood up for prayer without imagining that the Hellfire is before my eyes." Mu`aath Ibn Jabal, may Allah be pleased with him, advised his son saying: "My son!