“Remover of Every Anguish” by Gloria Akhterjahan [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 Hamilton, New Zealand with Gloria Akhterjahan singing “Remover of Every Anguish” based on a prayer by the Bab.

This song was filmed and recorded in Hamilton, New Zealand, 21 February 2021, and was composed by Gloria Akhterjahan.

You can also watch the video recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Youtube channel here: “Remover of Every Anguish” by Gloria Akhterjahan

LYRICS/QUOTE:

“O Lord! Thou art the Remover of every anguish and the Dispeller of every affliction. Thou art He Who banisheth every sorrow and setteth free every slave, the Redeemer of every soul. O Lord! Grant deliverance through Thy mercy, and reckon me among such servants of Thine as have gained salvation.”
-The Bab

CHORDS & LYRICS:

Am C Dm
O Lord! Thou art the Remover
Am Em Am
of every anguish, of every anguish, of every anguish
Em Am Em Am
and the Dispeller of every affliction.
Am C Dm
Thou art He Who Banisheth every sorrow
Am Em Am
and setteth free every slave, every slave,
Dm Am Em Am
the Redeemer of every soul, the Redeemer of every soul.
Am-C-Em-Am Am C Dm-Am
O Lord! O Lord! Grant deliverance through Thy mercy,
Em Am Em Am
and reckon me among such servants of Thine
C Dm Am-Dm-Am
as have gained salvation.
Dm Am Em Am
Ooooooo

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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