Hakim al-Umma Hadhrat Mawlana Ashraf ‘Ali Thanawi (may Allah have mercy on him) said,

“Even if a person is not able to perform other works (for his spiritual progress), he should at least appoint some time daily and sit silently in solitude. Doing this, inshaAllah, will direct him to the path.”

Rehmat al Qudoos translation & commentary of Allama Ibn Abi Jumra ra’s Bahjatun nafoos, page 23