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1275. Tilak

1 Prayer to a heart of lowly love
opens the gate of heaven above.

2 Ah, prayer is God's high dwelling-place,
wherein His children see His face.

3 From earth to heaven we build a stair,
the name by which we call it, prayer.

4 Prayer is the gracious Father's knee;
on it the child climbs lovingly.

5 Love's rain, the Spirit's holy ray,
and tears of joy are theirs who pray.

6 Prayer to a heart of lowly love
opens the gate of heaven above.

Text Information
First Line: Prayer to a heart of lowly love
Title: Tilak
Author: Narayan Vaman Tilak (1862-1919)
Meter: 8.8
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Carey Bonner
Meter: 8.8

Adobe Acrobat image: PDF Score
Audio recording: Organ, F Major, 6
(Recorded by Clyde McLennan. F Major, 6 verses)
Audio recording: Simple Piano, Eb Major, 6
(Recorded by Clyde McLennan. Eb Major, 6 verses)