A Prayer for The Queen of England

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine (UK & India), I trust that in the circumstances You are doing well. Of course, there is a sombre mood across the United Kingdom as the Second Elizabethan Age ends and We come to look at our own lives as before and after Queen Elizabeth II. Few events have been so collectively resonant. Going through grief is sometimes described as a journey. Like a journey, … Continue reading A Prayer for The Queen of England

My Happiness is in Prayer

“Praise be to Allah, the Cherisher and Sustainer of the worlds”, Allah will say, “My slave has praised Me.” When the slave says, “Most Gracious, Most Merciful”, Allah will say, “My slave has lauded Me.” When the slave says, “Master of the Day of Judgment”, Allah will say, “My slave has glorified Me.” When the slave says, “Thee do we worship, and Thine aid we … Continue reading My Happiness is in Prayer

Prayer for Healing

Maha Mrityunjaya mantra has been proved to be healing and life-saving since ages in Hinduism. This mantra should be chanted with Yagya or Hawan which purifies your inner self and air of all the unwanted germs and energies. It is called the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra, the Great Death-Conquering mantra. Aum Haum Juum Sah. Aum Bhuurbhuvah Svah. Aum Tryam‍bakam Yajaamahe, Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam Urvaarukamiva ban‍dhanaan, Mrit‍yurmokshiya Maamrataat. … Continue reading Prayer for Healing

Sleep Mantra

 यादेवी सर्वभूतेषु निद्रारूपेण संस्थिता । नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमोनमः ।। – Shridurgasaptashati, Adhyaya 5, Shloka 16 Meaning : I pay obeisance thrice to the Devi, who is present in all living beings in the form of nidra. Keep reciting this shloka. Gradually, the thought process will stop, a rhythm will set in and we will fall asleep in ten to fifteen minutes. Continue reading Sleep Mantra

Prayer of Peace

I desire neither earthly kingdom, nor even freedom from birth and death.I desire only the deliverance from grief of all those afflicted by misery.Oh Lord, lead us from the unreal to the real; from darkness to light; from death to immortality.May there be peace in celestial regions.May there be peace on earth.May the waters be appeasing.May herbs be wholesome and may trees and plants bring … Continue reading Prayer of Peace

Sunday Prayer

O Adorable Lord of Mercy and Love!Salutations and prostrations unto Thee.Thou art Omnipresent, Omnipotent and Omniscient.Thou art Satchidananda (Existence-Consciousness-Bliss Absolute).Thou art the Indweller of all beings. Grant us an understanding heart,Equal vision, balanced mind,Faith, devotion and wisdom.Grant us inner spiritual strengthTo resist temptations and to control the mind.Free us from egoism, lust, greed, hatred, anger and jealousy.Fill our hearts with divine virtues. Let us behold … Continue reading Sunday Prayer