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No kavono [intent] in Avos

Question: The MB in Biur Halocho (siman 101) writes that a person who said Shmone Esrei and had no kavono [intent] in the bracha of Avos, should "save" his Shmone Esrei by listening and fulfilling his obligation with the chazoras hashatz. What is the Rav's opinion in this matter? Many thanks! Answer: If one has already completed his Shmone Esrei he does not go back. If one is in the middle of Avos he may go ...

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Davening in a Bedroom

Question: A woman who is somewhat unwell and wishes to daven, but feels she will have the most "success" (i.e. kavanah, patience) if she does so in her bedroom - may she do so assuming the room is clean and tidy, or MUST she go to some other room in the house? And in terms of "kavanah," can one assume that she should try to understand peirush hamilos, or should she "simply say the words because the Anshei C ...

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