All Prayers

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MOTHER TEMPLE OF THE WEST

“O God, my God! I implore Thee with a throbbing...” O God, my God! I implore Thee with a throbbing heart and streaming tears to aid whosoever expended his energy for the erection of this House, and the construction of this Building wherein Thy name is mentioned every morn and every eve. OH, God! Send down Thy divine increase on...Read More
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THE FAST

The Kitáb-i-Aqdas states: “We have commanded you to pray and fast from the beginning of maturity [15 years]; this is ordained by God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers.... The traveler, the ailing, those who are with child or giving suck, are not bound by the fast.... Abstain from food and drink, from sunrise to sundown, and beware...Read More
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TABLETS OF VISITATION

“The praise which hath dawned from Thy most...” (This Tablet is read at the Shrines of Bahá’u’lláh and the Báb. It is also frequently used in commemorating Their anniversaries.) The praise which hath dawned from Thy most august Self, and the glory which hath shone forth from Thy most effulgent Beauty, rest upon Thee, O Thou Who art the Manifestation...Read More

TABLET OF THE HOLY MARINER

“Study the Tablet of the Holy Mariner that ye may know the truth, and consider that the Blessed Beauty hath fully foretold future events. Let them who perceive, take warning!”—‘Abdu’l-Bahá “He is the Gracious, the Well-Beloved! O Holy Mariner!...” He is the Gracious, the Well-Beloved! O, Holy Mariner! Bid thine ark of eternity appear before the Celestial Concourse, Glorified be...Read More

TABLET OF AḤMAD

“He is the King, the All-Knowing, the Wise!...” “These daily obligatory prayers, together with a few other specific ones, such as the Healing Prayer, the Tablet of Aḥmad, have been invested by Bahá’u’lláh with a special potency and significance, and should therefore be accepted as such and be recited by the believers with unquestioning faith and confidence, that through them...Read More