From Tolkien Gateway
|Other names||Praise of Eru|
|Part of||The Three Prayers|
|Participants||Ruler of Númenor and his/her people|
|Description||Ceremony in which the Númenóreans ascended the Meneltarma and made an offering on its summit|
The Erulaitalë was one of the Three Prayers that the Kings and Queens of Númenor and their people made to Eru. It was observed on Midsummer. The Erulaitalë was a ceremony in which praise was given to Eru for his works. During this ceremony, the ruler of Númenor and his or her people ascended the Meneltarma and made a bloodless offering on its summit.
The word Erulaitalë means "Praise of Eru" in Quenya, from the verb laita- ("to praise") + the nominalizing suffix -lë.