Sanatana Dharma: Which is more important ? Praying or practising Dharma, Dhamma ?

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  1. If you refer to the Dhamma taught by Siddhatha Gotama the Buddha then practicing , there are no prayers in the original Dhamma.

  2. Namaste and Salutations
    When our practice becomes our prayer, and our prayer becomes our practice.
    When the two merge into one ….. then we have Become the Wholeness of Sanatana Dharma …
    with much love
    Sunny Girl
    🙂 🙂 🙂

  3. Mr. Shiva, this is hardly has any relation with spiritual practices, what religion one belongs to. The purpose of all religions is to make union with Supreme Lord God, that is the ultimate truth, the root cause of all the causes.
    Sanatana Dharma is very very important religion, my ancestors were also from this religion. The word Sanatan means original that means it teaches us how to acquire our initial/original state, that is the absolute form, that spotless, sinless virtual stage of Lord God.
    ab man oulatt sanaathan hooaa ||
    My mind has now been restored to its original purity.
    thab jaaniaa jab jeevath mooaa ||
    When I became dead while yet alive, only then did I come to know the Lord.
    kahu kabeer sukh sehaj samaavo ||
    Says Kabeer, I am now immersed in intuitive peace and poise.
    aap n ddaro n avar ddaraavo ||3||17||
    I do not fear anyone, and I do not strike fear into anyone else. ||3||17||
    {{{Bhagat Kabeer Ji Raag Gauree 327}}}
    Now I come to the answer of the question under reference. Irrespective to religions, chanting or contemplating the name of Lord God has the highest value, then prayer, then rituals and lastly journey of sacred enshrines of pilgrimage.
    The remembrance of God is the highest and most exalted of all.
    In the remembrance of God, many are saved.
    In the remembrance of God, thirst is quenched.
    In the remembrance of God, all things are known.
    In the remembrance of God, there is no fear of death.
    In the remembrance of God, hopes are fulfilled.
    In the remembrance of God, the filth of the mind is removed.
    The Ambrosial Naam, the Name of the Lord, is absorbed into the heart.
    God abides upon the tongues of His Saints.
    Nanak is the servant of the slave of His slaves. ||4||
    {{{Guru Arjan Dev Ji Raag Gauree 263}}}

  4. Practicing Dharma is much more important because it forces us to take responsibility for our actions. It is something like taking the responsibility for asking a question might also imply that one is willing to accept responsibility for choosing a best answer.
    Gods do not exist to bear the responsibility for our actions, rather prayed to or not.
    Kuma

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