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Articles tagged as Prayer

  • A New School Prayer

    The Pledge of Allegiance and The Lord's Prayer are not allowed in most American public schools anymore because the word "God" is mentioned. In response, a kid in Arizona wrote this NEW School prayer :

  • Belief in a Caring God Helps With Depression, Study Finds
    Research suggests that religious belief can help protect against symptoms of depression, but a study at Rush University Medical Center goes one step further.
  • Utah Krishnas Part of National Prayer Day
    Caru Das, president of the Lotus Temple in Utah, participated in the National Prayer Day Observances across the country on May 6 by speaking at the Provo Taberanacle on the evils of "party spirit" among religions.
  • Say A Little Prayer To Control Anger
    New research from American and Dutch scientists shows praying can help ease anger, lower aggression and lessen the impact of provocation.
  • Praying in Paris Streets Outlawed

    Praying in the streets of Paris is against the law starting Friday, after the interior minister warned that police will use force if Muslims, and those of any other faith, disobey the new rule to keep the French capital's public spaces secular.

  • The Venerable Egg
    Every year I attend a conference which takes place in a beautiful Krishna temple nestled in the Tuscan hills above Florence. As part of the conference we spend a day in Florence sight-seeing, and at the end of a hot day walking from cultural icon to artistic masterpiece there is nothing better than an Italian ice cream.
  • Sacred Space
    Noisy, loud and boisterous environments; opulence and excessively luxurious habits; stressful, demanding and taxing lifestyles – these can all clutter our consciousness, and block one from accessing higher wisdom and spiritual ideals.
  • God Answers Knee-mail
    Nowadays almost everyone is accessible on email. What about God? He is available on a very special type of email, which is as old as the human race and which requires no internet. Its knee­mail – mailing prayers from our heart to God while stand­ing on our knees.
  • Jackie Evancho - To Believe

    A beautiful prayer by a little girl.

  • Understanding God Through the Faith of Another - by Rukmini Walker

    Prayers can bind us not only to a higher power but to one another as well. Rukmini Walker points out powerful prayers from the Bhagavad-Gita reinforcing acts of humanity and loving-kindness. (A video by Karuna Productions.)

  • Drive-thru at Church

    In an age when convenience is king and religion is often ridiculed, some churches looking to widen their outreach efforts are embracing what community banks have utilized for decades: the drive-through.

  • Good Words

    One of my fellow monks is an extremely prayerful person. He has regular stories of the reciprocation and interaction that comes from conversing with God. Though inspired, I personally find it difficult to pray. 

  • Five

    Five children, five religions, (almost) five minutes. This short film takes us from the mundane to the sublime, from the chaotic to the peaceful, and for a moment we consider our beliefs about spirituality. Director - Katina Mercadante

  • Taking Christ out of Christmas

    Those who recognise that the same God is being worshipped, despite the differences in names used by the worshippers, will acknowledge  and appreciate the paths of everyone, giving them freedom to express their deepest feelings of faith.

  • Understanding God Through the Faith of Another - by Rukmini Walker

    Prayers can bind us not only to a higher power but to one another as well. Rukmini Walker points out powerful prayers from the Bhagavad-Gita reinforcing acts of humanity and loving-kindness. The video has been produced by Karuna Produsction (www.karunaproductions.com) and broadcast by Odyssey Networks (www.odysseynetworks.org).

  • Why Aren't My Prayers Answered?

    By Radhanath Swami.

  • Forget Me Not - A Poem

    I fear that not being anchored to you
    I will so easily be swept away
    Like each tiny flower.

  • Dance Through the City of My Soul

    Oh my Lord of golden limbs / Raised hands / And love drunk eyes, / Cause a revolution / In my heart!

  • Notre Dame Is Damaged; The Holy Name Shines On

    Some thoughts on the recent burning of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.