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Day of the Covenant

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In His Will, Baha’u’llah instructed all to turn to His eldest Son, Abdu’l-Baha, not only as the authorized interpreter of the Baha’i Writings but also as the perfect exemplar of the Baha’i Faith’s spirit and teachings. Every year Baha’is celebrate Abdu’l-Baha as the Centre of Baha’u’llah Covenant.

The Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha

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Abdu’l-Baha was the eldest son of Baha’u’llah who referred to Him as “the Mystery of God” and “a shelter for all mankind”, however Abdu’l-Baha preferred to be called “Abdu’l-Baha” which means “the Servant of Baha” in reference to His servitude to Baha’u’llah. When Abdu’l-Baha passed away on 28 November 1921, He was eulogized as One who led humanity to the “Way of Truth,” as a “pillar of peace” and the embodiment of “glory and greatness.”

“Apple of Mine Eye” by James & Kyan

December 22, 2018, in Music > Studio Session, by

Baha’i Blog’s “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, in the United Kingdom with James Mohajer and Kyan who sing “Apple of Mine Eye” from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

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

Lyrics & Quotes

O Thou Who art the apple of Mine eye! My glory, the ocean of My loving-kindness, the sun of My bounty, the heaven of My mercy rest upon Thee. We pray God to illumine the world through Thy knowledge and wisdom, to ordain for Thee that which will gladden Thine heart and impart consolation to Thine eyes.

Baha’u’llah

The glory of God rest upon Thee…

Baha’u’llah

We have made Thee a shelter for all mankind, a shield unto all who are in heaven and on earth, a stronghold for whosoever hath believed in God…

Baha’u’llah

Chords

Capo 1

G. D. Em
O Thou who art the apple of Mine eye x2

G. D. Em
My glory, the ocean of My loving-kindness

G. D. Em
The sun, the sun of My Bounty

Am. Em. Bm
We pray to God to illumine the world

Am
Through Thy knowledge

Em
Through Thy wisdom

Am. Em. Bm
We have made Thee a shelter for all mankind

Am. Em. B
A shield unto all who are in heaven and on earth

C. D. Em
[A stronghold for whosoever hath believed in God

C. D. Em.
A stronghold for who hath believed] x 2

G. D. Em
O Thou who art the apple of Mine eye x2

C. D. Em
[A stronghold for whosoever hath believed in God

C. D. Em.
A stronghold for who hath believed] x3

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

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Jordan Raj

Randomly bursting into song is a daily occurrence for Jordan, something which his friends find both hilarious and terrifying, however, for their own survival, they have grown accustomed to acts of randomness. Growing up in both the Czech Republic and Australia, and looking like he’s from neither, Jordan took to creating Youtube videos from a young age, the intention of his content is to make people happy and hopefully spread some positivity juice. He is now studying Media in Melbourne Australia, and singing for his classmates. (he really does not sing that much)
Jordan Raj

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