Daiva Dasakam

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Daiva Dasakam (Ten Verses To God, The Universal Prayer) is a prayer penned by Narayana Guru circa 1914.[1][2] In 2009 the Kerala state government recommended that it should become the national prayer of India.[3] It has been translated into at least 100 languages and scripts.[4]


  1. ^ Sreenivasan, Kochukannan (1989). Sree Narayana Guru: sage, philosopher, humanist. Jayasree Publications. p. 138. OCLC 21969559.
  2. ^ Guru Narayana Lokam, Daiva Dasakam Painting
  3. ^ "Kerala recommends national prayer song to Centre". The Hindu. 7 October 2009. Retrieved 3 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Daiva Dasakam Released". The Arunachal Times.

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