June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
In honour of the anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, we thought we’d showcase all of our Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions whose lyrics are based on His Writings. There are only seven, but they are mighty and powerful nevertheless! This short list both begins and ends with different melodies to one of my favourite prayers revealed by the Bab that begins “I adjure Thee by Thy might, O my God!”
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There are eight! Calla Kinglit performs a beautiful prayer by the Bab for studio sessions
Leah (July 7, 2018 at 2:19 AM)
Yes indeed! Thanks Leah! Calla’s song can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqgAPRCjykk
Naysan Naraqi (July 7, 2018 at 3:54 AM)
And there is the beautiful song by Carl Brehmer “I Am The Promised One” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQi94Q_JUyE
Alison (July 7, 2019 at 10:43 AM)
Yes indeed! Thanks Alison. We have a bunch more now since this article was written, so we should be doing an update of this in the near future. 🙂
Naysan Naraqi (July 7, 2019 at 12:33 PM)