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Following the culmination of the Amidah, we proceed to recite the prayers of supplication, which include confession of sins and asking for forgiveness, the “thirteen attributes of mercy”, and “falling on our faces” in submission with verses of supplication.

Tachanun: Confessional Prayer

Tachanun: Confessional Prayer

Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 49

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Tachanun: Confessional Prayer: Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 49

Following the culmination of the Amidah, we proceed to recite the prayers of supplication, which include confession of sins and asking for forgiveness, the “thirteen attributes of mercy”, and “falling on our faces” in submission with verses of supplication.
Siddur: Viduy And Tachnun
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Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan is the Director of Lubavitch of Maryland. He is a board member of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch.
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Miriam Orlando Florida April 26, 2016

Continue Thank you so much for this wonderful series on prayer. I have watched every video and some more than once. Are you going to continue with this series if so when ?
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