1“Regarding the invocation ‘Ya Musakin el Ariah’: It literally means ‘O Subduer of Winds’. The believers are not required to recite it, but may do so in moments of personal danger.”
— From a letter, dated December 6, 1939, written on behalf of Shoghi Effendi to an individual Baháʼí. Cited in Lights of Guidance
. Helen Hornby, compiler. New Delhi, India: Baháʼí Publishing Trust. Second edition (1988). Number 1520. Page 463.
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