“考验 Kao Yan (The Test)” by Wei Han Wilhelm Eng & Nishana Rajan

Baha’i Blog 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 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with Wei Han Wilhelm Eng and Nishana Rajan who sing “考验 Kao Yan (The Test)” in Mandarin, 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:

https://soundcloud.com/bahai-blog/kao-yan-wei-han-nishana

This song was filmed and recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 2019.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics in Mandarin, followed by the English translation and chords:

Mandarin:

“存在之子啊!

切莫沉溺于这俗世凡尘。

因为我会用火试真金,用真金考验我的仆人。”
– Baha’u’llah

English:

“O SON OF BEING! Busy not thyself with this world, for with fire We test the gold, and with gold We test Our servants.”
– Baha’u’llah

CHORDS:

A, B, G# m, C# m, A, B, E

E, B, C# m, B
存在之子啊!
A, E, B
切莫沉溺于
A, E, B
切莫沉溺于
A, B, E
这俗世凡尘。

A, B, G# m, C# m
因为我会用火试真金,
A, B, E
用真金考验我的仆人。
A, B, G# m, C# m
因为我会用火试真金,
A, B, E, C# m
用真金考验我的仆人。
A, B, F# m, E, A, B, E
用真金考验我的仆人。

E, B, C# m
存在之子啊!
A, E, B
切莫沉溺于
A, E, B
切莫沉溺于
A, Am, C# m, B, F#
这俗世凡尘,
A, B, E
这俗世凡尘。

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

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Jordan Raj

Randomly bursting into song is a daily occurrence for Jordan, something which his friends find both hilarious and terrifying, however, for their own survival, they have grown accustomed to acts of randomness. Growing up in both the Czech Republic and Australia, and looking like he’s from neither, Jordan took to creating Youtube videos from a young age, the intention of his content is to make people happy and hopefully spread some positivity juice. He is now studying Media in Melbourne Australia, and singing for his classmates. (he really does not sing that much)

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