will, to enable me to drink deep of the living waters through which Thou hast vivified the hearts of Thy chosen ones and quickened the souls of them that love Thee, that I may, at all times and under all conditions, turn my face wholly towards Thee.
Thou art the God of power, of glory and bounty. No God is there beside Thee, the Supreme Ruler, the All-Glorious, the Omniscient.
V: "Lauded be Thy name, O my God! Thou beholdest..."
Lauded be Thy name, O my God! Thou beholdest me in the clutches of my oppressors. Every time I turn to my right, I hear the voice of the lamentation of them that are dear to Thee, whom the infidels have made captives for having believed in Thee and in Thy signs, and for having set their faces towards the horizon of Thy grace and of Thy loving-kindness. And when I turn to my left, I hear the clamor of the wicked doers who have disbelieved in Thee and in Thy signs, and persistently striven to put out the light of Thy lamp which sheddeth the radiance of Thine ow
As the title suggests, this book is a collection of various prayers and meditations that Bahá'u'lláh revealed to mankind. The reader can find almost any subject here and read what Bahá'u'lláh, Prophet Founder of the Bahá'i Faith, wrote about that subject.
The prayers themselves reveal much and contribute to ones understanding of the world we live in.
This book is recommended to the serious student of religion in general and the Bahá'i Faith in particular.