“Everlasting Beauty” by Erik [Audio Track]

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 Prince Edward Island, Canada with Erik Peterson singing “Everlasting Beauty” based on the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Prince Edward Island, Canada, March 2017.

You can also watch the video recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel here: “Everlasting Beauty” by Erik

Here is the quote used for the lyrics followed by the chords and lyrics:

“O SON OF DESIRE! Give ear unto this: Never shall mortal eye recognize the everlasting Beauty, nor the lifeless heart delight in aught but in the withered bloom. For like seeketh like, and taketh pleasure in the company of its kind.”


Gma7 Ami7 Bmi7 Cmj7
O son of Desire Give ear unto this

Cmaj7 Ami7 Bmi7(b13) Cmaj7 Bmi7 Ami7
Never Shall a mortal eye recognize the everlasting Beauty

Bmi7 emi9 Ami7 D7 pause
Emi7 D7-13 Cmaj7 Ami7 Bmi7 Cmaj7 (Bmi7 Ami7 bmi7)
Nor the lifeless heart delight in aught but the withered bloom withered bloom

Cma7 F7#11 Amaj7 Cma7 Bmi7 Cmaj7 Bmi7 Cmj7 Bmi7 Ami7 (E7sus4)
For like seeketh like, and taketh pleasure in the {company of its kind}

Ama7 Bmi7 C#mi7 Dmj7
O son of Desire Give ear unto this

Watch the entire 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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