“Ablaze” by Isis, Sheida, Sama & Navid

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 London, the United Kingdom with Isis Webb, Sheida and Sama Tanhai and Navid, who sing “Ablaze” from a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha.

This song was filmed and recorded in London, United Kingdom, September, 2018.

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


“O God! Make me ablaze, like unto the fire of Thy love, and make me free from attachment to this mortal world, until I find the peace of soul and the rest of conscience.”


Capo 4
Intro: Cadd9, D, Cadd9
Verses: G, Em, Cadd9, G, D
Instrumental Interlude: Am7, C, Am7, D7
Bridge: Am7, C, G, D

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “Ablaze” by Isis, Sheida, Sama & Navid [Audio Track]

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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