THE FIRST COMMANDMENTWe often begin our prayers with the words, "Glory be to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit." In the Indian language,Malayalam, it is recited as "Pithavinum Puthranum ParisudhaRoohaykum Sthuthi." During a prayer meeting, by a slip of tongue, the leader said, "Parisudha Roopaykum" using the word 'Roopa' ( which means the Rupee, the currency of India) instead of 'Rooha' (which means the Holy Spirit).
By Dr. Babu Philip, Professor, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi-682016, Kerala, India.
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