I just finished talking to a dear friend of mine who I had not heard from for some time. This same friend who introduced me to Sikhi had some time ago turned away from Sikhi. This friend of mine experienced some extremely painful events in her life. I was wondering if Sikhs can pray for another persons soul? I know we do Ardas and pray for the good of all of humanity, but does Guru Granth say anything about praying for the soul of a particular individual in ones life? How should a Sikh go about praying for such a thing? Is there such a thing as doing naam simran for another persons soul? I've heard of such things before in passing, but never gave it much thought. I would like to do something for my friend, I am deeply saddened over what she has experienced and the direction her life is going. It seems to me the only time I here prayer mentioned in Sikhism is either as recitation of nitnem or ardas, but nobody seems to mention praying for specific things or people.