Praise be to Thee, O Lord my God! I beseech
Thee by this Revelation whereby darkness
hath been turned into light, through which the
Frequented Fane hath been built, and the Written Tablet revealed, and the Outspread Roll uncovered,
to send down upon me and upon them who
are in my company that which will enable us to
soar into the heavens of Thy transcendent glory,
and will wash us from the stain of such doubts as
have hindered the suspicious from entering into
the tabernacle of Thy unity.
I am the one, O my Lord, who hath held fast the
cord of Thy loving-kindness, and clung to the
hem of Thy mercy and favors. Do Thou ordain
for me and for my loved ones the good of this
world and of the world to come. Supply them,
then, with the Hidden Gift Thou didst ordain for
the choicest among Thy creatures.
These are, O my Lord, the days in which Thou
hast bidden Thy servants to observe the fast.
Blessed is he that observeth the fast wholly for Thy
sake and with absolute detachment from all things
except Thee. Assist me and assist them. O my
Lord, to obey Thee and to keep Thy precepts.
Thou, verily, hast power to do what Thou
There is no God but Thee, the All-Knowing,
the All-Wise. All praise be to God, the Lord of all