Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim 94:2: "One must bow one's head slightly so that one's eyes face downward toward the earth, and one should imagine as though one stands in the Beth ha-Mikdash (Holy Temple), and in one's heart, one should direct one's thoughts upward toward the heavens." Mishnah Berurah (ad loc): "But those that raise their heads and eyes upward as though they look upon the roof -- the angels mock them! ... One should not make any strange motions [during prayer]. In solitude one may, but not while praying in a group; particularly one should not raise one's voice or the like. ... Anyone who does not close his eyes during the Shemoneh Esreh prayer does not merit to see the Shechinah (Divine Presence) upon his soul's departure. However, this does not apply to one who prays from a sidur (prayer book) with eyes open to look inside it."

Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim 94:2: “One must bow one’s head slightly so that one’s eyes face downward toward the earth, and one should imagine as though one stands in the Beth ha-Mikdash (Holy Temple), and in one’s heart, one should direct one’s thoughts upward toward the heavens.”
Mishnah Berurah (ad loc): “But those that raise their heads and eyes upward as though they look upon the roof — the angels mock them! … One should not make any strange motions [during prayer]. In solitude one may, but not while praying in a group; particularly one should not raise one’s voice or the like. … Anyone who does not close his eyes during the Shemoneh Esreh prayer does not merit to see the Shechinah (Divine Presence) upon his soul’s departure. However, this does not apply to one who prays from a sidur (prayer book) with eyes open to look inside it.”

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