|Article # 276
|Prayer at Inauguration of Masonic Retreat
Author: R.W.Bro.Pratapkaran Paul P,S.G.W. Posted on: Friday, October 3, 2014
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R.W.Bro. Pratapkaran Paul P.S.G.W
Almighty and Eternal God, Divine Creator and Architect of The Universe, from
whom all wisdom and knowledge, emanate, we, the humble dwellers upon this
sublunary abode, most humbly thank Thee for having enabled us to assemble
here and for Thine Divine presence amongst us at this convention and we, with
gratitude and fervency pray, that Thou may be pleased to continue to be with us,
guide and lead us, in our united endeavour to learn and contemplate the High
importance of Thy Holy Law, through the understanding and unraveling of the
Masonic Mysteries and Teachings.
We humbly beseech Thee to shower a portion of Thine Divine wisdom to enable us
to fully comprehend the invaluable principles of Moral and Intellectual Truths
and Virtues and the straight and undeviating line of conduct laid down by Thee
for our pursuit, as well as extensive Masonic Knowledge to guide us in the path
of Glory and Virtue, that we may be worthy of Thy Grace.
Bless us O Lord, that our deliberations here will be
fruitful. Enable us to conduct the Retreat in ways which will be in the best
interests of the spread of Masonic light. Grant us open minds to learn from the
Masonic teachings, which will be presented to us here. Guide us and lead us,
that we may be benefitted and acquire knowledge for the greater glory of the
Fraternity and the advancement of humanity. Grant us strength and happiness to
continue praising and glorifying THY MOST HOLY NAME.
Let us invoke the blessings of the Most High, that out of His
unbounded Wisdom and Kindness, He may be pleased to,
Lead us from the
Unreality of Transitory
Existence to the Reality, of
Lead us from the Darkness of
Ignorance to the Light of
Lead us from the Fear
of Death to the Knowledge of Immortality.
to the entire Humanity, Thy Children.
|The learned Author is a Senior Brother of Lodge Veeraswami (No.200) He is an unassuming Masonic Scholar, who has presented many papers in various Masonic Retreats.
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