A Hindu prayer for peace can be performed by simply chanting the Sanskrit word for peace three times: “Shanti, Shanti, Shanti.” Please enjoy the following selection of moving prayers of peace from the Hindu tradition. Prayer from the Atharva Veda. Supreme Lord, let there be peace in the sky and in the atmosphere. Let there be peace in the plant world and in the forests. Let the cosmic powers be peaceful. Let the Brahman, the true essence and source of life, be peaceful. Let there be undiluted and fulfilling peace everywhere.