“Lose Ourselves” by Alex, Asha, Renya and Alia

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 Perth, Australia with Alexandre Evans, Asha Kiani, Renya Golestani, and Alia Golestani singing “Lose Ourselves”, based on the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha.

You can also listen to and download the audio of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

“Lose Ourselves” by Alex, Asha, Renya and Alia

This song was filmed and recorded in Perth, Australia, 9 October 2019.

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

LYRICS/QUOTE:

“Let us put aside all thoughts of self; let us close our eyes to all on earth, let us neither make known our sufferings nor complain of our wrongs. Rather let us become oblivious of our own selves, and drinking down the wine of heavenly grace, let us cry out our joy, and lose ourselves in the beauty of the All-Glorious.” -Abdu’l-Baha

LYRICS & CHORDS:

Gmaj7, D7, Cmaj7
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
Let us put aside all thoughts of self
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
let us close our eyes to all on earth,
Gmaj7, D7, Cmaj7, Am7
let us neither make known our sufferings nor complain of our wrongs
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
Rather let us become oblivious
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
of our own selves,
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
of our own selves
Am7, G7
and drinking down the wine of heavenly grace,
Am7, D7
let us cry out our joy,
Cmaj7, Bm7, C, G, C, G
and lose ourselves in the beauty of the All-Glorious, the All-Glorious
Em7, D7
and lose ourselves
Cmaj7, Bm7, C, G
in the beauty of the All-Glorious, the All-Glorious
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
Let us put aside all thoughts of self
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
let us close our eyes to all on earth,
Gmaj7, D7, Cmaj7, Am7
let us neither make known our sufferings nor complain of our wrongs
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
Rather let us become oblivious
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
of our own selves,
Gmaj7, D7, CMaj7
of our own selves
Am7, G7
and drinking down the wine of heavenly grace,
Am7, D7
let us cry out our joy,
Cmaj7, Bm7, C, G, C, G
and lose ourselves in the beauty of the All-Glorious, the All-Glorious
Em7, D7
and lose ourselves
Cmaj7, Bm7, C, G
in the beauty of the All-Glorious, the All-Glorious
Em7, D7
and lose ourselves
Cmaj7, Bm7, C, G
in the beauty of the All-Glorious, the All-Glorious
Em7, D7
and lose ourselves
Cmaj7, Bm7, C, G
in the beauty of the All-Glorious, the All-Glorious

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Watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions

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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