Every Name is God's name.. let's not limit the limitless God
with specific names. We welcome any one to adopt any part of the
prayers, but we ask you to give credit to the
Invocation at Carrollton City Hall
Mike Ghouse |
7:00 PM,Tuesday, Feb 21, 2007
Please allow me to greet
you in different religious greetings:
Namaste, Salaam o Alaikum, Shalom Alechum, Jai Jinendra, Jai
Swami Narayan, Yali Madad, SatsriAkaal, Hare Krishna, Hamazor
Hama Ashobed and a blessed evening to you.
God, we seek your guidance in helping us make the right
decisions, please grace us with your blessings.
God, Bless our world, bless our nation, bless our soldiers and
bless our Mayor, Council and all those, who are present here to
do the right thing.
God, help us keep the purity of our hearts, and help us achieve
humility, help us learn to overcome our prejudices, our anger
and our jealousies, help us overcome our ignorance about others
of those that You have created.
God, help us not to think less of anyone that you have created.
Dear God, help us not to undermine the divinity of other ways
of worshipping you.
Dear God, help us recognize that arrogance and ignorance are
the root cause of all evil and protect us from it..
God, help us know that, remembrance of you is the highest goal
that humankind can achieve.
God, help us see that our salvation, our peace of mind, our
nirvana, our moksha, our mukti, our freedom and joining your
kingdom, is directly dependent on living a life of following,
submitting and surrendering to you and respecting everything
that you have created.
God, help us believe in the supremacy of you and the oneness of
the family of humankind.
God, thank you for allowing us to reach this season, for
sustaining us, and for bringing us together this evening for
God, takes us from ignorance to enlightenment, from darkness to
God, accept our prayers in whichever name we call upon you, we
love to call you Ahura Mazda, Allah, Jehovah, Brahma, Vishnu,
Wahe Guru, Mahavir Swamy, Buddha and Jesus Christ. With your
name we begin our meeting.