Allahumma (O God) – European Baha’i Choral Festival 2019

“Allahumma ” is the eighth song from the European Baha’i Choral Festival that was held from May 29 – June 2, 2019 at the Baha’i House of Worship in Langenhain, Germany. This Arabic song was composed by Bijan Khadem-Missagh, arranged by Tom Price, and conducted by Ameli Dziemba. The song is based on a prayer revealed by the Bab.

Here are the words to the song:

“Allahumma ya Subuhun ya Quddus ya Hannanu ya Mannan. Farrij Lana Bi’l-Fazli Va’l-Ihsan. Innaka Rahmanu Mannan.”

Here is a translation of the words sung:

“O God, Praised and Holy! O God, Merciful and Kind! Remove us from difficulties by Thy grace and favor. Verily, Thou art Merciful and Kind.”

Other songs performed as part of the European Baha’i Choral Festival 2019 can be found on this YouTube playlist.

You can also find the audio version of this song here on Soundcloud: Allahumma (O God) – European Baha’i Choral Festival 2019

For more information about the European Baha’i Choral Festival, check their website.

And read Baha’i Blog’s interview about the festival with director Ameli Dziemba here: The European Baha’i Choral Festival

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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