The Latin term recitāre came to our tongue as pray . “I will recite” we can say that it is a verb that is the result of the sum of two clearly differentiated parts: the prefix “re-”, which is used to indicate a repetition, and the verb “citare”, which is synonymous with “ name someone ”or“ quote ”.
This action consists of communicate with a divinity through religious prayers and certain rites . For example: "I will pray a lot so that you do well in the exams", “All we can do is pray”, “Every morning I go to church to pray”.
When praying, a person can to thank to divinity or perform a order . It is also sometimes a tribute that surrenders to God as a show of respect and submission to their mandates.
There are different ways to pray. It is possible to pray in silence , in a private event that takes place anywhere (a house, a transport, etc.). In other cases, the prayer is performed in aloud and according to instructions of the religious leader.
Prayer action may involve certain body movements or postures . At Catholicism , it is usual for the prayer to begin with the Sign of the Cross (a symbolic and ritual gesture) and then the person gather your palms . If it is inside a church, it is likely that the subject also kneel before the altar or in front of some image. When you finish praying, you will make the sign of the cross again.
In Islam it is necessary to follow a series of fundamental steps to be able to pray and that all his faithful must carry to the letter:
-Clean the space where you will proceed to perform the prayer.
-People should undertake ablution, which consists of washing, especially hands and feet, so that they are free of impurities.
-It is necessary to cover the parts of the body that are considered essential to be, as would be the case of the space between the navel and the knees for man.
-You have to place a carpet or mat on the floor on which you will pray.
- It is vital that the people who are going to pray are placed on that textile looking towards the alqibla.
-They have to perform five prayers a day and at the times set for it: at dawn, after noon, in the middle of the afternoon, at sunset and at dusk.
Praying can consist of think or pronounce certain ideas that are intended to be transmitted to God . In this case, prayer is a kind of dialogue, where receiving the eventual response of divinity is a matter of faith . Prayer can also consist of repeating an established sentence, such as Our father .
In the same way, you can also choose to pray the Holy Rosary. This is composed, among other things, of the Prayer of the Lord's Prayer, of several Hail Marys, of Glory and of the relevant mysteries, which correspond to different days of the week. Thus, there are the joyful, the painful, the glorious or the luminous mysteries.