I take it you've never been hunting. Again, this is not about religion. My bad. Now thanking the dEEr for it's death , is AFTER you've made the kill. So load up your guns, Lord, and bring plenty of extra ammo. She was sitting with her grandchildren when she spoke. " Depending on your point of view, West Virginia’s 2020 buck kill is either encouraging or disappointing. This isn't just an 'indian ideal" it's EVERY hunters Ideal. Novena prayers in honor of St. Hubert, patron saint of hunters, for Oct. 26 to Nov. 3: Prayer to be an honorable hunter I always liked Charlie's (Jimmy Stuart) line in Shenandoah. Here it is: Oel ngati kameie, ma tsmukan, ulte ngaru seiyi irayo. For me personally, I say a prayer every time I harvest an animal. 1 They say it happened at Ests'unnadlehi's house. We forgive those critics of hunting for they know not what they do. Hear our humble prayer, O God, for our friends the animals, especially for animals who are suffering; for animals that are overworked, underfed and cruelly treated… Your spirit will run with Eywa, while your body will remain and become part of the People. May this deer’s body nourish our bodies, and may its memory nourish our souls. If we accidentally blew you away, those anti-hunting crazies would never let us hear the end of it. Edit: No, you were thinking of the actual prayer for the dead, duh. I'm looking for either more information on that ritual itself, or similar post-kill hunting traditions of either the Inuit or Native Americans. Normally I'm a … With your help, we should kill a record number of deer this year. It’s very simple, and goes something like this: Dear Lord, thank you for this wonderful day, and thank you for this wonderful gift. I see you, brother, and I thank you. Ngari hu Eywa salew tirea, tokx 'ì'awn slu Na'viyä hapxì. You'd ask for a good strong straight shot. Grandchild, hunt for deer," she said. Clean Kill or No Kill, Lord . Praying before you loose an arrow, or pull the trigger. May He make all hunters proud of their kill, generous with their meat, and thankful in all circumstances. Don’t forget to wear your blaze orange raiment, Lord. But camels, fish and locust become halal without their heads being slaughtered, as will be explained later. Prayers for Hunting Deer . or at least SHOULD be I don't normally smoke so the rare occassions that I do, I really enjoy it. "Djingona'ai, my father, I … For Lord they are your creatures, Given for our use, But each one falls within your sight, They're not for our abuse. I read somewhere once that the Inuit would "breathe" breath into the mouth of a seal they had just killed, in respect for that seal's life. "please let this one hit" Pretty common idea. What are they praying for? Issue 2592: * If an animal whose meat is halal to eat, is slaughtered in the manner which will be described later, irrespective of whether it is domesticated or not, its meat becomes halal and its body becomes Clean (tahir/pak) after it has died. This is one of the issues I challenge people who say a prayer at meals. But after the game is taken care of, I celebrate with a good cigar. 0 Lord, I am a hunter and life I seek to take, But let me not attempt the shot, beyond my skill to make. "I will make a good house for my old one is getting shabby." May God bless you: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. After I have a deer down, I first give thanks then tag the deer. A Deer Hunter’s Prayer. Hunters probably are disappointed. Other guys I know put blood on their face or forehead to complete the harvest ritual. 2 When she said this the grandson went to hunt.