How does prayer work?
In this article we provide an overview of how prayer works. There are two types of prayers – for worldly benefit and for spiritual growth. Accordingly, the prayers are answered by a different aspect of God. Spiritual research has shown that even negative energies can answer prayers, to our detriment! One’s spiritual level is the single most important factor in ensuring that one’s prayers are answered. Praying for world peace, while a noble thought, is most likely not to be answered due to the lack of spiritual level of the people praying. Paradoxically, the people who can really effect change through a single prayer are Saints, but They see the futility of praying as They are totally in alignment with God’s will and do not see it as separate from Their own. Lastly, the posture of prayer also contributes to the prayer being answered. Read more ...
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