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Tilak

Prayer to a heart of lowly love

Author: Narayan Vaman Tilak (1862-1919)
Tune: TILAK
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Full Text

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.

Source: Small Church Music #1275

Author: Narayan Vaman Tilak

Marathi poet from Maharashtra, India Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Prayer to a heart of lowly love
Title: Tilak
Author: Narayan Vaman Tilak (1862-1919)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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