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Baba then called Eruch and Don. All three faced the portrait and Eruch read the special Christian prayer, at the end of which Baba touched the ground. The prayer follows:
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
O Lord! Hear my prayer and let my cry come unto Thee:
Thou who art the God of the God, the Father Almighty, art the Father Everlasting!
O God! Almighty Father! The Lord of Lords! The King of Kings! All the earth doth worship Thee.
To Thee All Angels, To Thee the Heavens and All Powers,
To Thee All Saints and All Beings with unceasing voice do cry:
The Holy! The Holy of Holies!
Full are the Heavens and the Earth, of the Majesty of Thy Glory.
Thou the Glorious! Thou the Exalted Effulgence;
Thou the Praiseworthy in the Assemblage of the Prophets:
Thou the Celestial Beauty! art the Eternal Song of Thy Lovers.
Thou Who art acknowledged, praised and worshipped throughout the World, in all Churches, Synagogues, Mosques, Temples and Pagodas: To Thee I most humbly bow down.
Thou of Unbounded Majesty! art the Father of the Creation;
Thy True Adorable and Only Begotten Son, The Christ, art the King
*Baba did not dictate the Christian Prayer.
In a letter dated 30 Nov 1966 from Adi K. Irani to an Australian woman, Meryl Baulch, inquiring about the Christian Prayer, which a minister had informed her seemed to be based on the Georgian Latin chant Te Deum, Adi writes:
"Christian Prayer" is an adaptation from Christian prayers. Paragraphs from certain prayers were selected and words and lines added to these paragraphs by mandali to suit the requirement of a certain occasion. Baba told different mandali members to recite the prepared prayers. Accordingly, "Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and Zoroastrian Prayers" were recited for the occasion in presence of Baba. The adapted Christian Prayer was kept in [the] record as it was recited again on two or three occasions and was liked by Baba."
From a note to webmaster JK from David Fenster who has a copy of Adi's letter.