Universal Sufi Prayers

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Universal Sufi Prayers are also known as the Confraternity Prayers.

The three prayers read daily by Universal Sufis. They are not obligatory. but recommended by their author Hazrat Inayat Khan.[1]

Sunrise or waking prayer[edit]


The prayer is written by Hazrat Inayat Khan and read by Universal Sufis as a prayer for the building of a universal centre of worship - the "Universel," which would have a function similar to the Bahá'í House of Worship.

Midday prayers[edit]

  • Invocation
    • Written by Hazrat Inayat Khan and read at the beginning of every Universal Sufi gathering, prayer or event. It is read as an orientation prayer and is thought of as the inner meaning of the qibla in Islamic thought.
  • Salat
  • "Pour upon us Thy Love and Thy Light". Recited eleven times.
  • Nabi
  • Prayer for the Universel
  • Prayer for Peace

Evening prayers[edit]

Additional prayers[edit]

Read on certain occasions or before certain activities, including:


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