In his famous book on Provisions of the Hereafter, Ibn Qayyim mentions several benefits of prayer. These serve as a reminder for those seeking spiritual and emotional relief that prayer is the best outlet. The benefits of prayer include:
– It brings one closer to God
– Removes sins
– It brings relief to the soul
– It helps release negative emotion
– Prayer removes laziness
– Makes difficult moments easier to cope with
– Connects one with nature and the other humans at the spiritual level