Thanksgiving prayers and blessings
Thanksgiving prayers and blessings. Many people across the country are giving thanks on this Thanksgiving. (thanksgiving Day prayer before meal) But giving thanks isn't limited to Turkey Day. See how religious followers across the globe express their gratitude through prayers and blessings.

Bahá'í faith + prayers of thanks, "He is God! Thou seest us, O my God, gathered around this table, praising Thy bounty, with our gaze set upon Thy Kingdom. O Lord! Send down upon us Thy heavenly food and confer upon us Thy blessing. Thou art verily the Bestower, the Merciful, the Compassionate." Baha'u'llah founder of baha'i faith baha'i faith, dorothy wright nelson, patricia locke, prayers and blessings of thanks,
Buddhist + prayers of thanks, "The rays of the sun, moon and stars which nourish our bodies, and the five grains of the Earth which nurture our spirits, are all the gifts of the Eternal Buddha. Even a drop of water or a grain of rice is nothing but the result of meritorious work and hard labor. May this meal help us to maintain the health in body and mind, and to uphold the teachings of the Buddha to repay the Four Favors, and to perform the pure conduct of serving others." nam myoho renge kyo chant Tina Turner Lord Buddha + teachings of Buddha,
Christianity + prayers of thanksgiving, "For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night, for health and food, for love and friends, for everything Thy goodness sends." christian prayers of thanksgiving,
Hindu + prayers of thanks, "This ritual is one. The food is one. We who offer the food are one. The fire of hunger is also one. All action is one. We who understand this are one.",

Islamic prayer of thanksgiving, "Thank you, oh Allah, for feeding us and making us amongst the believers."
Jewish prayers of giving thanks, "Blessed are You, Lord our God, master of the universe, who has kept us alive and sustained us and has brought us to this special time."
Sikh prayers of thanks, "Dear God, please enlighten me to sing your praise throughout the morning, noon and night. O greatest giver of all, we are very grateful to enjoy the food you provide. Bless us to get rid of our vices by gathering with your disciples. O Nanak, my heart is full of eternal gratitude for the company of enlightened beings."