Mostly there are three types of methods for praying. They are Kayika, Vachika, and Manasika.
The Aachara karma or a Pooja is said to be Kayika prardhana. Praising the Almighty in the form of songs reading the slokas obtained from the Vedas is said to be Vaachika prardhana. Inducing the god silently through our soul and mind calmly and peacefully is said to be Manasika prardhana.