It was spoken aloud for a specific number of times, and repeated silently throughout the day and night.Shoulderstand The chant was eventually taken down from the head center of consciousness to the heart center, where it was A favorite prayer of mine is the Lord’s Prayer, which I recite every night before going to sleep: Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven, give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, Amen.” believed to live with every heartbeat.
Monks used to repeat the prayer while counting knots on a cord.Shoulderstand The cord, or some form of a rosary, is still used as a prayer aid in many of the world’s religions. Sikhs, for example, repeat the divine name nam while counting the beads on a simarani rosary; Muslims say one of the ninety-nine names of Allah while turning their prayer beads; members of the Pure Land sect of Chinese Buddhists use a rosary while reciting the name of a deified Buddha; Hindus of Kashmir Shaivism a Hindu sect devoted to Shiva recite mantras as they pass each bead over thumb and forefinger on their japamalas beaded bracelets; and Roman Catholics say prayers while counting the beads of their version of a rosary. Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. St.