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Toward the One
the Perfection of
Love, Harmony and Beauty,
the Only Being,
United with all the illuminated Souls,
who form the Embodiment of the Master,
the Spirit of Guidance.



O Thou,
Who art the Perfection of
Love, Harmony, and Beauty,
The Lord of heaven and earth,
Open our hearts,
That we may hear Thy Voice,
Which constantly cometh from within.
Disclose to us Thy Divine Light,
which is hidden in our souls,
that we may know and understand life better.
Most Merciful and Compassionate God,
Give us Thy great Goodness;
Teach us Thy loving Forgiveness;
Raise us above the distinctions and
differences which divide us;
Send us the Peace of Thy Divine Spirit,
And unite us all in Thy Perfect Being.


The word "Khatum" can be translated as "Closing Recital" and "Placing a Seal."

Both of these are prayers from Hazrat Inayat Khan, a teacher of is often called Universal Sufism, who came from India to the United States in 1910 and later to Europe. These aren't prayers that I have images of. Instead they are prayers I know and say "by heart" every day, along with several other similar prayers that are longer.