The Healing Power of Prayer

There is nothing more powerful than the healing power of prayer and this is what the Brandeis University research team has confirmed in the Journal of Religion. Prayers for centuries have been associated to God, religion, and spirituality but little was known about its healing prowess.

According to Dr. Harold G. Koenig from Duke University, "Studies have shown prayer can prevent people from getting sick, and when they do get sick, prayer can help them get better faster.” According to Dr. Koenig, exhaustive analysis of several top medical studies have revealed that people who pray more enjoy better physical and mental health.

In fact studies have also revealed that there has been tremendous improvement in the quality of life of cancer patients especially after they started practicing spirituality combined with prayers. 

Can Prayers Really Stimulate Healing?

There are no secrets to the healing power of prayer. Prayers emanate from faith or belief. Faith and belief emanate from religion or spirituality.

Normally people pray when they are visiting a religious place or when they are suffering from poor health. There is a segment of people that pray on a daily basis as well and this constitutes mostly religious people or people with high spiritual awareness. So how can prayers really stimulate healing?

People with religious beliefs and spiritual teachers proclaim that praying is a form of practicing spirituality, which helps in building more positive energy within one’s self and in the near environment. When positive energy exists within our self and around us; it helps us to fight any physical condition or mental ailment.

How Can My Prayers Be Really Effective?

The effectiveness depends on several variables. The factors or variables that impact the effectiveness of prayers include:

  • Spiritual Level of the person: If you are on a higher spiritual level then the effectiveness of your prayers will increase multi-fold.
  • Prayer Quality: Quality of prayer is an important factor too. Quality refers to the spiritual state involved in prayers. Research reveals that people who pray for worldly pleasures are normally surrounded by negative energy and hence there is a decrease in the effectiveness of prayers. On the other hand, those prayers that focus on the spiritual growth of oneself and others are considered as the most effective.
  • Ego and materialistic desires: The more we let our ego come in between us and our spiritual self, the lesser the effectiveness of prayers. Materialistic desires shown through prayers can reduce the healing power of prayer.
  • Prayer posture: The position of prayer also plays an important role. It is normally suggested to bow our head when praying as it helps in awakening the spiritual state of surrender. Nevertheless, if you are able to hold this state naturally, it is more convenient to keep your head up because of the alignment of your energy field.

Prayer not only helps us in accepting positive and divine energy but also helps the mind and body to become one. It helps us to focus, which is the foremost objective of spirituality. You can pray in silence or recite hymns or verses or specific words. Prayers can be offered in religious places or within the four walls of your home. You can pray all by yourself or as a part of a congregation. The healing power of prayer can be accessed by anyone, anywhere, and anytime!

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