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Rated: ASR · Book · Religious · #2112404
Celebrating the two hundredth Anniversaries of The Birth of Baha'u'llah and The Bab
#960302 added June 9, 2019 at 3:21pm
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Unshelfish Prayer
Prayer

"The most acceptable prayer is the one offered with the utmost spirituality and radiance; its prolongation hath not been and is not beloved by God. The more detached and the purer the prayer, the more acceptable is it in the presence of God."
The Bab1

A bastion of faith,
unselfishly offered
with radiant joy:
the essence of detachment.

Spirituality
and detachment increases
with each unselfish
prayer intoned.


Poet's Note:


Footnotes
1  Selections From the Writings of The Bab, 3. Excerpts from the Persian Bayán "Worship thou God in such wise that if thy worship lead..."

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