Prayer is an invocation or act that seeks to activate a rapport with an object of worship, typically a deity, through deliberate communication. In the narrow sense, the term refers to an act of supplication or intercession directed towards a deity, or a deified ancestor.

Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity. 

Worship

What Is Worship? Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity. An act of worship may be performed individually, in an informal or formal group, or by a designated leader. Such acts may involve honoring.[1] Worship in various religions Buddhism Further information: Buddhist devotion  Worship in Buddhism may take innumerable forms given the doctrine of skillful means....

Before A Meal

God’s Messenger said: God is pleased with His servant who says: “All Praise is for God” while taking a morsel of food and while drinking. Grace at Meals Give us grateful hearts, for all thy mercies, and make us mindful of the needs of others. Amen. or Bless, O Lord,...

Who Are You Gonna Call When Everything Is United Against You

The supplication of Prophet Jonah is a most powerful supplication, a most effective means for obtaining answer to prayer. The summary of the celebrated story of Jonah is as follows: He was cast into the sea and swallowed by a large fish. The sea was stormy, the night turbulent and...

What Is Importance Of Thanksgiving?

Through repeating verses like, “Will they not then give thanks? (36:35)”, “Will they not then give thanks? ( 36:73)”, “And we shall surely reward those who give thanks. ( 3:145)”, “If you give thanks, I shall increase [my favors] to you. ( 14:7)”, and “Worship God and be of those who...

What Is A Prayer

Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. There are three kinds of prayer. Types or kinds of prayer The first kind of prayer is that which is made by...

What Is Best Kind Of Petitionary Prayer Of Believe For Another

It is one in accordance with the conditions of its acceptability. A prayer is more or less acceptable in consideration of certain conditions being met. For example, when one prays to God for something, he should first cleanse himself by asking for forgiveness from God, and then call God’s blessing...

The Journey Beyond Being

The Journey beyond Being O God, Most High: We behold the spectacle that You have laid out before us, Your most original and striking works made in the most perfect form, to which You invite our gaze. We behold things and events that, in their interrelation, are the most brilliant...

Time To Pray

Time To Pray We use prayer to turn to the Eternally Merciful God, present ourselves to Him, and ask Him to meet all of our needs. We entreat Him humbly and submissively, fully aware of our status as weak, poor, and needy servants who are not self-subsistent. Thus prayer is...

Prayer Its Importance And Types Of Prayer

Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. There are three kinds of prayer. Types or kinds of prayer The first kind of prayer is that which is made by...

Is There Any Necessary For Praying And Worshipping

There are five points to explain this question. FIRST POINT Supplication is a mighty mystery of worship; indeed, it is like the spirit of worship. As we have mentioned in many places, supplication is of three kinds. The First Sort of Supplication: This is the tongue of latent ability, through...

Is Man’s Weakness And Impoyance An Appeal For Divine

Man, among the creatures, is much like a tender child. His strength originates in his weakness and his power in his impotence. It is on account of this want of strength and power that the whole of creation has been subjugated to him. If, therefore, man perceives his weakness and...

Is It Possible For Us Give Enough Thanks To God

If only the picture of a bunch of grapes had been shown to us, could the whole of mankind produce it, even if they worked in close cooperation? Whereas God nourishes us with all those bounties of His for nothing and in return demands from us almost nothing. How can...

Is Every Prayer Answered By God

Is every prayer answered by God? What does answering prayer mean? If someone objects: “We pray many times, but we are not given what we pray for, although the verse cited says that every prayer will be accepted inclusively,” the answer would be as follows: The prayer being answered does...

A Supplication Or Praise Master Of Universe

[This treatise proves with extraordinary decisiveness, authenticity, and certainty together with a wondrous conciseness, the most important of the fundamentals of belief such as the necessary existence, unity, and oneness of God, the splendor of His dominicality, the immensity of His power, the breadth of His mercy, the universality of...

A Special Prayer For Spiritual Healing

The gist of the well-known story of Job is as follows: While afflicted with numerous wounds and sores for a long time, he recalled the great recompense to be had for his sickness, and endured it with utmost patience. But later, when the worms generated by his wounds penetrated to...

A Booklet For A Sick

This treatise consists of Twenty-Five Remedies. It was written as a salve, a solace, and a prescription for the sick, and as a visit to the sick and a wish for their speedy recovery. Warning and Apology This immaterial prescription was written with a speed greater than all my other...

A Special Approach For Starring A Supplication

As God’s noble Messenger declares: “Whoever recites ‘All praise be to God, the Lord of the heavens and the Lord of the layers of the earth, the Lord of the Worlds: His is sublimity in the heavens and the earth, and He is the All Mighty, the All Wise. All...

A Sample Of A Powerful Prayer

Glory be to You! We have no knowledge save that which You have taught us; indeed, You are the All-Knowing, the All Wise. O our Sustainer! Do not call us to task if we forget or fall into error. Our Sustainer! Lay not a burden on us like that which...

Vedic Literature

Initial Prayer: Achutaaya namaH. Anantaaya namaH. Govindaaya namaH. Salutation to the Indestructible, Salutation to the Infinite, Salutation of the manifestor of knowledge in all. [Go means Knowledge] The Universal Prayer (Gayathri) Om Bhoorbhuvaha Swaha Thath Savithur Varenyam Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi Dhiyo Yonaha Prachodayath Prayer by ShankaracharyaTranslation & Commentary byVimala Thakar...

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