Muslims pray five times a day because prayer is considered an essential part of their spiritual diet. Just as a person needs to eat several times a day, their souls need to pray five times per day, according to Islamic b... More »

Muslims face Mecca to pray five times a day. These prayers occur at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset and nightfall. This ritual is sometimes known by its Arabic name, "salah." More »

Practicing Hindus set aside time to pray a minimum of twice per day. The ritualistic prayers are held at dawn and at dusk. Especially devout Hindus pray more often. More »

The Islamic prayer, known as "salat" or "salah," is performed five times every day, while a special congregational prayer is held on Fridays, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Muslims worship Allah, the one God ... More »

Muslims face Mecca to pray five times a day. These prayers occur at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset and nightfall. This ritual is sometimes known by its Arabic name, "salah." More »

The Serenity Prayer is a good prayer to use while fasting. The Prayer of Saint Francis and the Prayer of St. Richard are two other prayers to use during a fast. More »

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The purpose behind the ritualized washing, known as Wudu', or ablutions, is to cleanse the body prior to presenting oneself for worship or prayer. At the time of Islam's inception, the concept of hygiene was relatively f... More »