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 Washington DC, USA with The Daguerreotypes who sings “First Counsel” from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.
You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:
This song was filmed and recorded in Washington DC, USA, October 2018.
Here is the quotation used for the lyrics below followed by the quotation and chords:
“O SON OF SPIRIT! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and radiant heart, that thine may be a sovereignty ancient, imperishable and everlasting.”
(Capo on fret 3)
O Son of Spirit!
My First Counsel Is This
C D7 G7 G#dim
Posess a pure, kindly, and radiant heart
That thine may be
E G F
F C F C
F A- F G/C
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