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Intent and concentration in prayer.

Kavanah – Mindfulness in Prayer

Kavanah – Mindfulness in Prayer

The Jew and Prayer: Lesson 3


Kavanah – Mindfulness in Prayer : The Jew and Prayer: Lesson 3

Intent and concentration in prayer.
Kavanah – Mindfulness in Prayer
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Rabbi Lazer Gurkow is spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Tefilah in London, Ontario, and a frequent contributor to The Judaism Website— He has lectured extensively on a variety of Jewish topics, and his articles have appeared in many print and online publications. For more on Rabbi Gurkow and his writings, visit
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Anonymous April 18, 2015

Although I am not at the level of Kavana, i felt necessity to continue praying to G-d because there is no one but G-d who can help in time of problem. Reply

Anonymous Tallinn, Estonia April 11, 2012

Tfila It's very inspirating lecture. Tfila is the spine. Tfila is a ladder. But I liked the story from Talmud you'd told "judgement-connection". Thanks a lot! Reply

Anonymous September 26, 2010

Kavanah - Mindfulness in Prayer Thank you again Rabbi!

The explanation about the silent prayer and the whistle really helped me to understand a lot.

Shalom Reply

Lilia I. Portilla Victorville, Ca September 2, 2010

Kavvanah in Prayer Thank you Rabbi for your wonderful commentaries regarding prayer. I had been neglecting prayer, allegedly for I take care of my baby grandson, but that is no reason to leave G-d waiting for me to utter prayer. Please pray for me that I will pray with Kavvanah, looking down judging myself first and at the same time lifting my heart to G-d. Reply

Paulo Mendes 72400, Puebla/Mexico August 30, 2010

Thanks Rabbi.

in order to keep my mind on the words i speak, i have to understand the words i speak? if i not understanding the words that i pray, i have less kavanah?

I usually read in hebrew, but i dont understand everything i say. Reply

Luis Caracas, Venezuela August 30, 2010

No waste Thanks Rabbi for your teachings, the way you talk touches my very soul, Ill keep attending your classes. Reply

margaret Mesa, Arizona, USA August 30, 2010

Kavanah Thank you so much Rabbi Gurkow for your teachings. They are so dear to me. Reply

Uri Yitzchak Orlando, FL August 29, 2010

Thank you so much Rabbi Gurkow for such a wonderful journey through Prayer. You have a great gift in the way you teach Reply

Anonymous malibu, ca August 29, 2010

Great I had no idea such a channel existed! Thrilled to know Reply

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