There is something about Ali Youssefi’s voice that speaks to my heart. In this video Ali shares a song based on a prayer revealed by the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith, the bicentennial anniversary of whose Birth is being celebrated by Baha’is around the world in October.
Here is the prayer for forgiveness used as the lyrics to Ali’s song:
I beg Thee to forgive me, O my Lord, for every mention but the mention of Thee, and for every praise but the praise of Thee, and for every delight but delight in Thy nearness, and for every pleasure but the pleasure of communion with Thee, and for every joy but the joy of Thy love and of Thy good-pleasure, and for all things pertaining unto me which bear no relationship unto Thee, O Thou Who art the Lord of lords, He Who provideth the means and unlocketh the doors.
– the Bab
Ali sang two Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions, which you can find here:
We interviewed Ali about his album, Daystar, and you can read all about it here on Baha’i Blog.