Prayer and Pledge


God, / our Loving Father, /
we worship you / in this temple of learning. /
You are the source of light./
Fill us with / your spirit of wisdom /
to think, / to learn / and to grow in knowledge, / to reach / the inner mystery / of all sciences / that gives / true purpose to our life./
Teach us to apply / knowledge and skill /
in the larger interests / of our country./
O Lord, / make me love my fellowmen /
and help me to be / a steadfast follower / of you.
– Amen.


India is my country.
All Indians are my brothers and sisters.
I love my country
and I am proud of / its rich and varied heritage
I shall always
Strive to be worthy of it.I shall give my parents, / teachers, / and all elders respect/ and treat everyone / with courtesy.
To my country and my People / I pledge my devotion.
In their well-being/ and prosperity alone
lies my happiness.”