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The '''Universal Invocation''', also known as '''Universal Prayer''', was written in 1923 by [[Annie Besant|Dr. Annie Besant]], then president of the [[Theosophical Society (Adyar)]]. It reads:
 
The '''Universal Invocation''', also known as '''Universal Prayer''', was written in 1923 by [[Annie Besant|Dr. Annie Besant]], then president of the [[Theosophical Society (Adyar)]]. It reads:
  
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May all who feel themselves as one with Thee,<br>
 
May all who feel themselves as one with Thee,<br>
 
Know they are therefore one with every other.</blockquote>
 
Know they are therefore one with every other.</blockquote>
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The verse is recited every international convention of the [[Theosophical Society (Adyar)|Theosophical Society in Adyar]], beginning in 1925,<ref>C. Jinarājadāsa, Foreword to ''Bhārata Samāj Pūja,'' (Adyar, Madras, India: The Theosophical Publishing House, 1948), 6-7.</ref> and daily at many theosophical centers around the world.
  
 
==Online resources==
 
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*[http://www.theosophical.org/publications/quest-magazine/1613# "O Hidden Life"] by Joy Mills
 
*[http://www.theosophical.org/publications/quest-magazine/1613# "O Hidden Life"] by Joy Mills
  
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== Notes ==
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Revision as of 10:53, 20 August 2013

The Universal Invocation, also known as Universal Prayer, was written in 1923 by Dr. Annie Besant, then president of the Theosophical Society (Adyar). It reads:

O Hidden Life, vibrant in every atom;

O Hidden Light, shining in every creature;
O Hidden Love, embracing all in Oneness;
May all who feel themselves as one with Thee,

Know they are therefore one with every other.

The verse is recited every international convention of the Theosophical Society in Adyar, beginning in 1925,[1] and daily at many theosophical centers around the world.

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Notes

  1. C. Jinarājadāsa, Foreword to Bhārata Samāj Pūja, (Adyar, Madras, India: The Theosophical Publishing House, 1948), 6-7.