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  1. The prayers are Fajr (early morning before the sun rise), Zuhr (afternoon), Asr (later afternoon), Maghrib (after sunset) and Isha (evening). (Web site)
  2. Prayers are recited in Avesta and in a later form of Middle Persian basically learned by rote. (Web site)
  3. Prayers were offered for the Holy Father, the Church, the new cardinals and for peace during the universal prayer. (Web site)
  4. Prayers are recited upon waking up in the morning, before eating or drinking different foods, after eating a meal, and so on. (Web site)
  5. Prayers are held in the Chinese Mahayana tradition with the recitation of sutras associated with Buddha Ksitigarbha and various confession text.

Tibetan Buddhism

  1. Namgyal monks perform prayers and rituals of all the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. (Web site)
  2. In Tibetan Buddhism, there exists a number of famous prayers for taking rebirth in Sukhavati (Dewachen). (Web site)


  1. Buddhist prayers and texts are in the classical language, which is as intelligible to the average Tibetan as is Latin or Hebrew to the average Westerner.


  1. A Hindu priest (called a Pundit) will chant prayers in Sanskrit or some other language while performing puja.


  1. Those forty Sikhs are called Forty Mukte-the Saved Ones or Emancipated Ones and are remembered in our daily prayers as Forty Muktas.


  1. Many Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns and Tibetan students gathered at the Tsuglagkhang Temple to offer prayers to the Panchen Lama. (Web site)
  2. Tibetan monks and nuns may spend 12 hours a day studying Buddhist philosophy and logic, reciting prayers and debating scriptures. (Web site)


  1. It is also customary to have Ghusl before the Jumua and Eid prayers. (Web site)
  2. As an expression of devotion, it is customary to place the palms together at the heart when reciting prayers.


  1. An American band called Adonai and I performs roots reggae based on Hebrew prayers, melodies, and psalms. (Web site)


  1. Even as Christians direct their prayers to Christ instead of God, so Hindus may direct their prayers to Krishna rather than to Vishnu, the supreme deity. (Web site)
  2. Stotras are Hindu prayers that praise aspects of God, such as Devi, Siva, or Vishnu.


  1. St. Patrick besought God to scatter the demons, but for a time it would seem as if his prayers and tears were in vain.
  2. The sense of his absorption and humiliation in prayers to Allah were in such earnest that he would shed tears profusely out of fear of Allah. (Web site)


  1. We shall do our best to equip clergy with prayers and resources to support same-sex couples whose relationships are already a blessing to those around them.
  2. They all involve the entry of the clergy, vesting and preparing the Gifts of bread and wine, accompanied by appropriate prayers. (Web site)


  1. Pius thanks the bishops for their prayer for the liberation of the papal states, gives them an update on the situation, and asks for renewed prayers.


  1. Caliph Umar offered special prayers of thanksgiving and Muslims joined him.


  1. There are two holidays (Eids) in the Islamic calendar, Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha during which there are special prayers held at mosques in the morning. (Web site)


  1. Maximilian Kolbe encouraged the others with prayers, psalms, and meditations on the Passion of Christ. (Web site)


  1. Dhritarashtra, Gandhari, Kunti and Vidur left for the forest to pass their time in meditation and prayers. (Web site)
  2. Prayers, ceremonials, and all the other forms of worship are simply kindergartens of meditation. (Web site)
  3. Satsang includes communal prayers, songs, rituals, discourses, reading and meditation. (Web site)

Friday Prayers

  1. Ghusl may also be performed voluntarily especially before Friday prayers.
  2. After the Revolution, large parts of the building were destroyed by the clerics to prepare a new place for Friday prayers in Tabriz.
  3. When the number is Muslims increased in Medina, he organized them in a body and requested permission of Muhammed to lay the foundation of Friday prayers.


  1. As prescribed in the Mishna and codified in the Shulchan Aruch, daily prayers are recited while facing towards Jerusalem and the Temple Mount.
  2. In Jerusalem the Arab Higher Committee called a three-day general strike from Tuesday, 2 December to be followed by mass demonstrations after Friday prayers.
  3. The original founders of Reform Judaism in Germany rejected traditional prayers for the restoration of Jerusalem.


  1. The angel answered, "Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God. (Web site)
  2. The close of the Hajj is marked by a festival, the Eid al-Adha, which is celebrated with prayers and the exchange of gifts in Muslim communities everywhere. (Web site)
  3. Gifts were received from all parts of Europe, the givers being remembered in prayers offered up in Jerusalem. (Web site)


  1. Poems and Prayers that reflect the hope, faith, joy, and sorrow experienced on his inward journey to God.
  2. Worship, offerings, prayers may become obligations rather than the joyful results of faith.


  1. WWE extends its sincere condolences and prayers to the Benoit family and loved ones in this time of tragedy.
  2. WWE extends its sincerest thoughts and prayers to the Benoit family?s relatives and loved ones in this time of tragedy. (Web site)
  3. As His Holiness Karmapa has advised, we can help those affected by this tragedy with prayers to ease their pain.


  1. By contrast the Bible teaches salvation by faith in Jesus Christ alone, not by sacraments, prayers or works. (Web site)
  2. The Jewish subject matter typically focuses on Hebrew language, prayers, the Bible, customs, ceremonies and rituals, Jewish history, and the state of Israel. (Web site)
  3. The prayers are taken from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, which is in turn largely taken from the Bible. (Web site)


  1. We also keep traditional liturgical forms, such as the order of readings, prayers, vestments, and other similar things. (Web site)
  2. Both churches maintain calendars of saints, with special prayers and readings for their feast days. (Web site)


  1. In the morning, people gather at temples, sanctuaries or river banks to offer prayers and puja.
  2. Temples are being restored and reopened, and people come to burn incense and say prayers before Buddha images.


  1. The collection includes prayers for life-cycle events, times of crisis, women's mitzvot, holidays, the Sabbath, festivals, and more.
  2. Hinduism: A to Z - Prayers, festivals and their significance. (Web site)
  3. Hindu Kids Universe - Contains prayers, festivals, customs and culture through pictorial descriptions, and a forum for kids and parents. (Web site)


  1. Before sunrise, lines of pilgrims made their way up Mount Arafat, or Jabal Rahmah - the "mountain of mercy" - to perform prayers.
  2. It is customary for pilgrims and visitors to place little notes and folded prayers in the cracks of the wall, as messages to God.
  3. Pilgrims going to Sabarimala gather here to worship at the Sasrha temple and offer prayers an at ancient mosque. (Web site)


  1. According to Islamic tradition, Muslims around the world must face Mecca during their daily prayers. (Web site)


  1. On October 8th, His Holiness continued with his prayers at the Royal retreat place Dechenchholing Gonpa in the morning.
  2. In the interludes between acts, Tibetan monks and nuns chanted Buddhist prayers, set mostly to melodies composed by His Holiness.


  1. Many Anglican churches contain statues of the Virgin Mary, and the faithful use devotional prayers including the Hail Mary. (Web site)
  2. On Monday the faithful will move to Mount Arafat, offering prayers of repentance and asking salvation and spiritual renewal.
  3. Each shrine is dedicated to a specific Kami who has a divine personality and responds to sincere prayers of the faithful.


  1. In an address to the bishops and priests of St Peter's Basilica, he said that there needed to be "continuity with tradition" in their prayers and music.
  2. Jesus never ordained a class of priests whose job it was to perform rituals and prayers on behalf of the people. (Web site)
  3. At the beginning of the Sacrament, priests say specific prayers to bless the bread and water.


  1. In this view, God is not anthropomorphic, and does not literally answer prayers or cause miracles to occur. (Web site)
  2. You CANNOT! Show me where the Bible teaches that we should expect God to answer our prayers for Mary's sake.
  3. Eventually, Clytemnestra calls on Zeus to answer to her prayers and help her carry out what she plans; i.e.


  1. In its place came prayers and rituals hoping for a return to Zion and the accompanying restoration of regular pilgrimages (see Jerusalem, Jews and Judaism).
  2. Listed below are some Hebrew prayers and blessings that are part of Judaism that are recited by many Jews. (Web site)
  3. One of the most important prayers in Judaism, one of the very few that the Bible commands us to recite, is never recited in synagogue. (Web site)


  1. When al-Hasan performed an ablution for prayers, he shock all over and his face became pale.


  1. Otherwise, as with the Senate and House, their children would be subject to prayers (and possible conversion) by clerics from any religion.


  1. He may be busy in offering prayers, worshipping at the Mahabodhi temple and listening to religious discourses," an official at the Tibetan monastery said. (Web site)

Positive Thoughts

  1. In this novel Redfield describes a search for Shangri-La or Shambala and also details the significance of prayers and positive thoughts in our life.


  1. Prayers said upon arising; donning tzitzit and the tallit; prayers for putting on tefillin; and readings from Exodus. (Web site)

Torah Reading

  1. After the Torah reading, the service continues with the rest of the prayers.
  2. After the Torah reading, three prayers for the community are recited.

Dalai Lama

  1. During this time he joined His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Gaden Tri Rinpoche before the sacred Dhamekha stupa where they offered prayers.
  2. The Dalai Lama visited the Mahabodhi Temple for prayers, and later opened a multi-media centre near the temple.

Long Life

  1. We reached the holy town of Bodh Gaya on foot to offer prayers to Buddha for long life of the Dalai Lama,” Dondup told IANS.
  2. Prayers and rituals for his long life were performed day and night, by all the lineages in Sikkim. (Web site)
  3. His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche was seated on the throne in the puja hall while those present made aspiration prayers for his long life.


  1. Shatz is a prayer leader, speaking on behalf of the community, who, if ignorant of the prayers, responds with "amen".
  2. Amen. This rector, church, bishop and diocese need our prayers.

Prayer Books

  1. Prayer books, unlike books of prayers, contain the words of structured (or liturgical) services of worship. (Web site)

Prayer Book

  1. Prayer Book - a short way of referring to the Book of Common Prayer, the worship book of the Episcopal Church containing services, psalms, prayers, etc. (Web site)


  1. In its most basic form, the rosary is a series of prayers and meditations designed to bring the worshiper closer to God through the Virgin Mary. (Web site)
  2. Rosary beads are at times used to say Roman Catholic rosary based prayers which do not primarily involve the Hail Mary and the mysteries of the rosary. (Web site)


  1. Anglo-Catholics are more likely to offer prayers for the departed and the intercession of the Saints than low church Anglicans. (Web site)
  2. Some Anglo-Catholics (and some Anglicans in general) also use Orthodox icons and prayers. (Web site)


  1. In high and Anglo-Catholic churches there are generally prayers for the dead. (Web site)
  2. Ecclesiastical vestments, pilgrimages, mortifications, monastic vows, prayers for the dead, intercession of saints, avail the soul nothing. (Web site)
  3. Dalai Lama offers prayers for the dead.


  1. Other cultic activities included prayers, libations, processions, athletic contests, and divination, particularly through oracles and birds. (Web site)


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