Praying is like a rocking chair - it'll give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere.
There are thousands of ragas, and they are all connected with different times of the day, like sunrise or night or sunset. It is all based on 72 of what we call 'mela' or scales. And we have principally nine moods, ranging from peacefulness to praying, or the feeling of emptiness you get by sitting by the ocean.
Seeing a man praying to Allah is enough for some people to assume he is a terrorist.
Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying.
I don't think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He's given you... but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things... he's not a small God; this God is incredible.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man well than to be always praying and fasting and touching one's head to a prayer mat.
I do destroy men on a weekly basis. It's like a hobby. I'm like a praying mantis.
Anyone, without exception, can know God if they really want to simply by praying, by honestly telling Him that they want to know Him. He always responds to honest seekers. Jesus promised, 'All who seek, find.'
The more praying there is in the world, the better the world will be, the mightier the forces against evil everywhere.