Prayer shawl may refer to:
- Tallit, in Judaism
- A mantilla in Roman Catholic Christianity.
- A prayer cloth found among some Pentecostal Christians.
Famous quotes containing the words prayer and/or shawl:
“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of ones weakness ... It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (18691948)
“I mourn the safe and motherly old middle-class queen, who held the nation warm under the fold of her big, hideous Scotch-plaid shawl and whose duration had been so extraordinarily convenient and beneficent. I felt her death much more than I should have expected; she was a sustaining symboland the wild waters are upon us now.”
—Henry James (18431916)