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In honor of the National Day of Prayer, the Washington Post created videos showing how people of different faith traditions pray.

In honor of the National Day of Prayer, the Washington Post created videos showing how people of different faith traditions pray.

The Relief Society president of the Washington D.C. stake explains how members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pray.

The labyrinth facilitator at the Washington National Cathedral shows how those of any faith can pray in a labyrinth — a maze with one way in and one way out.

A Buddhist teacher demonstrates the physical and verbal aspect of prayers that lead one to enlightenment.

Sikh priest Surinder Singh shows how to "(connect) our soul to the divine light" and explains that someone should clear their mind of ego before they offer their prayer.

Did you know that in the United States, 55 percent of people say they pray daily? Read about this and more in "5 facts about prayer," by Pew Research.