“New Prosperity (新富贵)” by Nabil David Huening [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, Nabil David Huening sings “New Prosperity (新富贵)”, a song in both English and Chinese based on a Hidden Word of Baha’u’llah.

You can also watch the recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Youtube channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIrroMQJwqU&feature=youtu.be

This song was filmed and recorded in Los Angeles, USA, in May 2016.

Below is the quotation in both English and Chinese used for the lyrics followed by the quotation and chords:

Quote:

O SON OF MAN! Should prosperity befall thee, rejoice not, and should abasement come upon thee, grieve not, for both shall pass away and be no more. -Baha’u’llah

人之子啊
富贵临门,不必欢喜
屈辱加身,切勿哀戚
盖二者皆过眼云烟
转瞬即逝

Chords:

G, D, F, C capo’ed on the second fret.

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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