Ibn Ajiba on the Prayer

Shaykh Ahmad ibn Ajiba al-Maliki, May Allah have Mercy upon him, relates,

”The contemplative aspect of the Salat is highlighted by the fact that it is in the prayer that the believer meets his Lord, just as the Prophet, Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, met Him in his Night Journey [al-Isra wal Miraj]…”

~ ibn Ajiba’s Tafsir Fatiha al-Kabir