Why do Muslims Pray?

One of the distinguishing features of a Muslim is his daily prayers, every day a practicing Muslim will pray 5 times, but why? What is the purpose of this? How does prayer help?

The Islamic view : Can we see God ?

A topic which has been debated for hundreds of years is the question of being able to see God, this article will present both sides of the argument, however there is one side that appears to be stronger, if you disagree, feel free to comment and add to the discussion.