A Prayer to Aditi for help and protection

1  Aditi is sky, and air’s mid-region, Aditi is the father, son, and mother,

Aditi all the Gods and the Five Nations,  Aditi what is now and what is future.

2  We call for help the Queen of Law and Order, great mother of all those whose ways are righteous,

Far-spread, unwasting strong in her dominion, Aditi wisely leading, well protecting.

3  Sinless may we ascend, for weal, the vessel, rowed with good oars, divine, that never leaketh,

Earth, our strong guard, incomparable Heaven, Aditi wisely leading, well protecting.

4  Let us bring hither, in pursuit of riches, Aditi with our word, the mighty mother,

Her in whose lap the spacious air is lying: may she afford us triply-guarding shelter!aditi

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Invocation to the Holy Shekinah

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Kodesh Imma, Kodesh Kallah

Holy Mother, Holy Bride,
We invite you, we welcome you –
Please enter!

Ruach Ha-Elijah (Spirit of the Prophets)
Ruach Ha-Enoch (Spirit of the Initiates)
Ruach Ha-Messiah (Spirit of the Anointed)

Ruach Ha-Kodesh (Holy Spirit)

O Queen of Heaven and Earth
Holy Shekinah:

We open our minds and hearts and lives to you,
And pray you enter and indwell;

Uplift us now into the Bridal Chamber,
Bring us into the embrace of the Beloved,
So that we might put on our Supernal Image,
To shine with Light above and below;

Be the Divine Spirit, inwardly illuminating us with the Living Word
and Wisdom,
And in this way lead us in the path of righteousness,
So that we might be a sign of hope to the people,
In good times and bad;

We pray for the liberation of the people and the land from all darkness;
We pray for the healing of all illness and dis-ease;
We pray for the Divine Illumination of all living spirits and souls!

May all holy sparks be gathered in; May the Divine Light shine forth!

We pray for the resurrection and ascension of this Good Earth;
Amen and amen.

Healing Prayer

 Thy name is my healing, O my God,
and remembrance of Thee is my remedy.
Nearness to Thee is my hope, and love for Thee is my companion.
Thy mercy to me is my healing and my succor
in both this world and the world to come.
Thou, verily, art the All-Bountiful,
the All-Knowing,
the All-Wise.

baha’i prayers – bahá’u’lláh

Prayer to the Mother of Goodness, Love and Mercy…

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O Mother mine, Mother of goodness, love and mercy, I love you infinitely, and I offer myself to you. By means of yourgoodness, your love and your grace, save me. I desire to be yours. I love you infinitely, and desire you to protect me.

From the depth of my heart I pray you, Mother of goodness, give me your goodness. Let me gain heaven by means of it. I pray you, by your infinite love, to give me the grace so that I may love every man, as you have loved Jesus Christ. I prayyou to give me the grace to love your will, which is different to mine.

I offer myself to you completely and desire that you follow my every step. You are full of grace, and I desire that I will neverforget this. And if, by chance, I should lose grace I pray you to restore it to me once more. Amen.

~~dictated to Jelena Vasilj by Our Lady of Medjugorje, on April 19, 1983.

Prayers for Peace

from the famous collection of du`as al-Hisn al-Hasin

(“The Mighty Fortress”)
by Muhammad al-Jazri, may Allah be pleased with him
Completed during the siege of Damascus
20 Dhul Hijjah 791 / 9 December 1389

O Allah, unite our hearts
and set aright our mutual affairs,
guide us in the path of peace.

Liberate us from darkness by Your light,
save us from enormities whether open or hidden.

Bless us in our ears, eyes, hearts, spouses, and children.
Turn to us; truly you are Oft-Returning, Most Merciful.

Make us grateful for Your bounty and full of praise for it,
so that we may continue to receive it
and complete Your blessings upon us.

Allâhumma allif bayna qulûbinâ
wa aslih dhâta baynina
wahdinâ subûl as-salâm

wa najjinâ min az-zulumâti ilan-nûri
wa janibnâ al-fawâhisha
mâ zahara minhâ wa mâ batana

wa bârik lanâ fî asmâ`inâ wa absârinâ wa qulûbinâ wa azwâjinâ wa dhurriyâtinâ
wa tub `alaynâ innaka antat-tawwâb ur-rahîm

waj`alnâ shâkirîna li ni`matika
muthnîna bihâ qâbilîhâ
wa atimmahâ `alaynâ

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O Allah, I beg of you pardon and safety.

Allâhumma inni as’aluk al-af` wal-`âfiyah

O Allah, I beg of You useful knowledge
and acceptable deeds.

Allâhumma inni as’aluka `ilman nâfi`an
wa `amalan mutaqabbala

O Allah, impart to our earth its blessings,
its embellishment, and its repose.

Allâhumma da` fî ardinâ barakâtahâ
wa zînatahâ wa sakânahâ

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O Allah, Your forgiveness is vaster than my sins
and Your compassion is more promising than my actions.

Allâhumma maghfiratuka awsa`u min dhunûbi
wa rahmatuka arjâ `indî min `amalî

O Allah, make me patient and grateful to You
and make me look small in my own eyes
and great in the sight of others.

Allâhumm aj`alnî sabûran waj`alnî shakûran
waj`alnî fî `aynî saghîran
wa fî `ayûnin-nâsi kabîra

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I invoke the perfect words of Allah
from which neither a good person
nor a bad one can escape

for protection against any evil
that may come down from the sky or rise up to it

and any evil that may be planted in the earth
or spring forth from it

against the evil of the tests of the night
and the tests of the day

and the evil of the happenings of night and day
save only the happening that brings good

O Most Beneficent One!

A`ûdhi bi-kalimâti Llâhi tammat illati la yajawizuhunna barrun wa la fâjir

min sharri ma yanzilu min as-samâ’i
wa mâ ya`ruju fîhâ

wa min sharri mâ dharâ’a fil-ardi
wa mâ yakhruju minhâ

wa min sharri fitan il-layli wa fitan in-nahâr

wa min sharri tawâriq il-layli wan-nahâri
illâ târiqan yatruqu bi-khayr

ya rahmân

Amin, O Remover of Difficulties!

A Muslim Prayer for Peace

Muhammad preaching

In the name of Allah,
the beneficent, the merciful.
Praise be to the Lord of the
Universe who has created us and
made us into tribes and nations
That we may know each other, not that
we may despise each other.
If the enemy incline towards peace, do
thou also incline towards peace, and
trust God, for the Lord is the one that
heareth and knoweth all things.
And the servants of God,
Most gracious are those who walk on
the Earth in humility

O God! You are the Peace!

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Allahumma antas-salaam,
wa minkas-salaam,
wa ilaika yarjaus-salaam,
haiyyina rabbana bis-salaam,
wa adkhilna daras-salaam,
tabarakta rabbana wa-ta’laita,
ya zal jalali wal ikram

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O God! You are the Peace.
The everlasting peace is from You
and it returns to You.
O our Sustainer! Grant us the life of true peace
and enter us into the abode of Peace.
O Glorious and Bounteous One!
You are blessed and majestic.

Prayer of the Prophet

When the table-spread was laid out in front of the Noble Prophet, SAW, said:

Glory be to You O Allah, SWT,

 How wonderful is that which You have tested us with.

Glory be to You, how plentiful is that which You have given us.

Glory be to You, how plentiful is that which You have bestowed on us.

O Allah Increase for us our sustenance

and for the poor believing men and women

and for the poor Muslim men and women.

Malnourished Child in Yekoua, Niger