“De l’horizon de la montagne sacrée (From the Horizon of the Sacred Mount)” by Marie Cuvillier

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 Paris, France with Marie Cuvillier who sings “De l’horizon de la montagne sacrée (From the Horizon of the Sacred Mount)” based on the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Paris, France, in December 2017.

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


“De l’horizon de la montagne sacrée, la lumière a brillé sur toi et, sur le Sinaï de ton coeur, l’esprit de lumière a soufflé. Libère-toi donc des voiles des vaines imaginations et entre dans ma cour pour que tu puisses être prêt pour la vie éternelle et digne de me rencontrer. Alors ne pourront t’atteindre ni la mort, ni la fatigue, ni les tourments.”


“O SON OF MAN! The light hath shone on thee from the horizon of the sacred Mount and the spirit of enlightenment hath breathed in the Sinai of thy heart. Wherefore, free thyself from the veils of idle fancies and enter into My court, that thou mayest be fit for everlasting life and worthy to meet Me. Thus may death not come upon thee, neither weariness nor trouble.”


1st Part:

Second Part:
Bmin7, CF#GDE, EGCG, Dmaj (sus4)

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “De l’horizon de la montagne sacrée (From the Horizon of the Sacred Mount)” by Marie Cuvillier [Audio Track]

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

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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