“Lion Roar” by Victoria & Tom [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 Hluboka nad Vltavou, Czech Republic with Victoria Jane Leith and Tom Leith singing “Lion Roar” based on the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Hluboka nad Vltavou, Czech Republic on 23 March 2021, and the music was composed by Victoria Jane Leith.

You can also watch the video recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Youtube channel here: “Lion Roar” by Victoria & Tom

QUOTATION/LYRICS:

“O thou lion-hearted soul,
Even as a lion roar,
That thy roaring may perchance
To the seventh heaven soar!”

—Rumi, as quoted by Baha’u’llah in Call of the Divine Beloved

“All Praise be to Him Whose Essence is immeasurably exalted above the strivings of human hearts, however pure, to soar into the atmosphere of His nearness, and Whose Being is immensely sanctified beyond the exertions of human minds, however lofty, to ascend unto the heaven of His presence.”

—Baha’u’llah, Call of the Divine Beloved

CHORDS & LYRICS:

C
O thou lion-hearted soul
Em
Even as the lion roar
C
That thy roaring may perchance
Em
To the seventh heaven soar
C
Praise be to him
C
Praise be to him
Em
Praise be to him

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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