“Ndodana Yoqobo (O Son of Being)” by Solomzi Skiti [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 Durban, South Africa with Solomzi Skiti singing “Ndodana Yoqobo (O Son of Being)” in Zulu and in English, from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Durban, South Africa, in November 2018.

You can also watch the video recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Youtube channel here: “Ndodana Yoqobo (O Son of Being)” by Solomzi Skiti

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

QUOTE/LYRICS:

ZULU:

O Ndodana yoQobo!
Inhliziyo yakho iyi khaya laMi yicwebisele ukuwehla kwaMi; umoya wakho uyindawo yaMi yesambulo; wuhlanzele ukuzibonakalisa kwaMi.
-Baha’u’llah

ENGLISH:

“O Son of Being!
Thy heart is My home; sanctify it for my descent. Thy spirit is My place of revelation; cleanse it for My manifestation.”

-Baha’u’llah

CHORDS:

Capo 4th Fret Am, F7, C, G

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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