“Fasting Prayer” by Rosalynd & Pascal

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, we’re in Essen, Germany with Rosalynd Koch and Pascal Schmidt who sing “Fasting Prayer”, from the Writings of Baha’u’llah. 

You can also download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:


This song was filmed and recorded in Essen, Germany, July 2016.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics below followed by the chords:

“Verily, I say, fasting is the supreme remedy and the most great healing for the disease of self and passion.”

– Baha’u’llah


Am C Am C G (x2)
Am C G (x2)
Am Em G Am
Am G Em Am

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

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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