SACRED READINGS ARCHIVE
A UNIVERSAL WORSHIP
SUBJECT: FROM THE
" ALLOW US TO RECOGNIZE THEE
IN ALL THY HOLY NAMES AND FORMS" Cheraga
Rashida Maxine Kaufman
The Hindu religion-- as Rama,as
We read from the "Upanisads'
translated by Max Muller -11
Do not neglect the (sacrificial)works
due to the Gods and Fathers! Let thy Mother be to thee like unto a god!
Let thy father to be to thee like onto a god! Let thy teacher be to thee
like unto a god! Let thy guest be to thee like unto a god! Whatever actions
are blameless,those should be regarded,not others.
Whatever good works have been performed
by us, those should be observed by thee.
The Buddhist religion. We read
from the Dhammapada.chapter 3
A Well Directed
Mind Is Far Greater Than Even A
Mother Or A Father.
What neither mother,nor father,nor
any other relatives can do,a well directed mind does and thereby elevates
That is, the mind directed
towards the ten kinds of meritorious deeds namely, 1 generosity, 2 morality,3
meditation, 4 reverence, 5 service 6 transference of merit, 7 rejoicing
in other's merit, 8 hearing the doctrine, 9 expounding the
doctrine,and 10 straightening one's
Zoroastrian religion, as Zarathustra.We
read from the "Zend-Avesta"chapter 21
Aban Yast line 89. Edited by
'Oh pure, holy Zarathustra!
Ahura Mazda has established thee as the master of the material world:
Ahura Mazda has established me to keep the whole of the Holy creation.
"Through my brightness and glory
flocks and herds and two legged men go on, upon the earth: I forsooth,
keep all good things made by Mazda, the offspring of the Holy principle,
Just as a Shepherd keeps his flock".
The religion of the American Indian.
As an inspiring Teacher.
We read from"Seven Arrows" chapter-
the Pipe Auther- Hyemeyohsts Storm.
Come sit with me and let us smoke
the Pipe of Peace in understanding. Let us Touch.Let us, each to the other,
be a gift as is the Buffalo. Let us be meat to nourish each other,
that we all may grow. Sit here with me, each of you as you are in your
own perceiving yourself, as Mouse,Wolf,Coyote,Weasel,Fox or Prairie Bird.Let
me see through your eyes.
Let us teach each other here in
this Great Lodge of the People, this Sun Dance, of each of the Ways on
this Great Medicine Wheel, our Earth.
The Jewish religion, as Solomon.
We read from a translation of
the Jewish Bible called the "Tanakh the Holy Scriptures".
Proverbs of Solomon, son of David
the King of Israel line 6.20.
My Son,keep your Father's commandment;
Do not forsake your Mother's teachings.
Tie them over your heart always;
Bind them round your throat.
When you walk it will lead you;
When you lie down it will watch
And when you are awake it will talk
For the commandment is a lamp,
The teaching is a light.
The Christian religion- as Jesus.We
read from the King James version. of the Christian Bible.
Jesus' Mother and Brothers send
for Him.Matthew 12:46
While He was still talking to the
multitudes, behold, His Mother and Brothers stood outside, seeking to speak
Then one said to him,"look, Your
Mother and Your Brothers are standing outside, seeking to speak to You".
But He answered and said to the
one who told Him,"who is my mother and who are my brothers?"
and he stretched out His hand toward
his disciples and said,"here are My Mother and my Brothers!
For whoever does the the will of
My Father in Heaven is my Brother and Sister and Mother".
The Religion of Islam. As Muhammad.
We read from "The Holy Qur'an". text, translation and commentary by Abdullah
Yusuf Ali. Sura X11:Yusef 93-100.see c 112 Pg 576 and c 113 pg 584.
When the Caravan left (Egypt),Their
Father said: "I do indeed scent the presence of
Joseph:. Nay, think me not a dotard".
They said" By God! Truly thou art
thine old wandering mind."
Then when the bearer
of the good news came,
He cast(the shirt)
over his face,and he
forthwith regained clear sight.
He said,"did I not say
to you,I know from God
that which ye know not?
They :"said O our Father! I
ask for us your forgiveness
for our sins,for we where truly
Then when they entered the
presence of Joseph,
He provided a home for his
Parents with himself,
and said"Enter ye Egypt
all in safety,if it please God".
And he raised his Parents
high on the Throne (of dignity)
and they fell down in prostration,All
He said,"O my father,this the fulfillment
of my vision of old.
God has made it come true.
Reading from the Gayan of Hazrat
Inayat Khan page 68
If you walk on the path of
light and yet seek the darkness,it is like being pulled by the two poles
of the earth; you are torn between them, and can go in neither direction.
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