A worshipper perceives that he is near to God because he is awake all night worshipping God. But after worship, your prayers are for health, long life, wealth, and for the damsels and slaves of the Paradise. Ponder! Did you ever pray to God, ‘O’ God, I desire from Thee nothing but Thee’?
Strip yourself naked, of your fancied ideas about What Is. Then, seek It. That Which Is. Otherwise, all you're going to find is dick.