Dada Veda looks at this question from the perspective of yoga meditation and mysticism. The video version of this episode is on YouTube
Should we pray to God to ask for something for ourselves or for others? Can we pray for the welfare of others? Dada Vedaprajinananda gives his opinion based on the teaching of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti.
Dada Vedaprajinananda points to the yogic code of conduct, the principles of yama and niyama, as a key component in creating an ideal society.