[That being the case], then his prayer will not be accepted for 40 days.
There is not a people who fail to admonish those among them who are negligent in prayer, except that their first punishment will be a reduction in their sustenance.
It is not necessary for the one who makes istikhaarah that he see anything to guide him to that which is best for him. Rather, when something is made easy for him after having made istikhaarah, then he should know that is what is good [for him].
And it is from falsehood to have someone else make istikhaarah for him, and wait to see something in a dream which would guide him to do [something] or leave [it].
It is upon the intelligent one to exert himself in performing voluntary acts of worship – so long as he is in a state of [good] health.
«Whoever prays ‘Ishaa in congregation, it is as if he spent half the night in prayer, and whoever prays Fajr in congregation, it is as if he spent the whole night in prayer»