28 July 2017

Prayer Can Heal!

Prayer Can Heal

Prayer: In the Eyes of Religions

Praying can heal you and others. Yes, it works! Not only religions prove it but also science proves it.

In The Quran Allah says -  "And We send down  from the Quran that which is a healing and a mercy to those who believe… (Quran, Surah Al-Israa, 17:82)"

In The Bible - Psalm 107:19-21 - " Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.  He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind."

If you are a believer in Allah/God/Jesus it's the way to Jannah/ Heaven/ Paradise. So when you are in distress, pray. He will replay and make you well and healthy.

Prayer: In the Eyes of Science

If you don't believe in the God, then science can prove the efficacy of prayer.
  • A few years ago Mitchell Krucoff MD was handling a complex heart operation. It was a very risky procedure and the risks are involved heart attack, stroke and the worse one death. The patient Roy didn't know he was getting worldwide prayers from different peoples from different religions. The procedure was successful and he made out of it. Later Roy was informed that he was a part of a pilot study of "distant prayer." (Source: Webmd)
  • Clinical research on prayer is doubled in the last 10 years in America and Congress funding researches on health benefit of prayer. It shows the remarkable benefit of prayer on health.
  • Harvard Benson says prayer in any form in any religions revoke a relaxation response in human mind and body. Benson also says prayer improves self-awareness and mind-body connectivity.
  • Meditation is a Buddhist form of prayer. Scientist Harvard Benson researched on meditation for 30 years to see that how mind affects body. He found that when someone meditates, his body gets stress free, and it promotes his healing power. Meditation and all form of prayers does the same thing. 
  • Benson found that when someone deeply pray, it  activates the limbic system which controls our relaxation and autonomic nervous system gets well regulated. It results in more relaxation and good psychological condition.
  • In prayer brain works in a complex and beautiful way that helps to heal and improves brain activity. Prayer relaxes body an mind.
  • Think brain as a computer and neuron as circuit board, when it becomes tensed it can't work in proper way, it hangs. Prayer in any form cools brain, so memory and other brain activity works better.
  • Prayer in any form revokes Serotonin and make us happy. This hormone makes good feelings and makes us healthy.
  • Prayer helps to heal your mind and body and relations and interaction with other people improves.
In conclusion, if you want good health, happy and beautiful life; just pray. Like Rumi says: "When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray."

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I am Ali Jewel, a 26 years old blogger from Dhaka, Bangladesh. I love Blogging, Reading and Meditation.

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