“Oho Mora Bophelo (O Son of Being)” by Kgaone, Solomzi, Busisiwe & Omphemetse

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 Mahikeng, South Africa with Kgaone, Solomzi, Busisiwe and Omphemetse singing “Oho Mora Bophelo (O Son of Being)”, in SeSotho, and based on the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Mahikeng, South Africa, November, 2021.

LYRICS/QUOTE:

SESOTHO:

“Oho Mora Bophelo! Nthate ke tle keo rate, ha osa nthate lerato laka le keke la fihla ho wena. Tseba jwalo, oho mohlanka.”
-Baha’u’llah

ENGLISH:

“O SON OF BEING! Love Me, that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me not, My love can in no wise reach thee. Know this, O servant.”
-Baha’u’llah

You can also listen to the audio version of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “Oho Mora Bophelo (O Son of Being)” by Kgaone, Solomzi, Busisiwe & Omphemetse [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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