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“Detachment Prayer” by Juliet & Amelia

March 25, 2022, in Music > Studio Session, by

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 San Francisco, USA, with sisters Juliet Rasekhy and Amelia Rae singing “Detachment Prayer” based on a prayer by the Bab.

This song was filmed and recorded in San Francisco, USA, February 2017.

Quote & Lyrics

O Lord! Unto Thee I repair for refuge, and toward all Thy signs I set my heart.
O Lord! Whether traveling or at home, and in my occupation or in my work, I place my whole trust in Thee.
Grant me then Thy sufficing help so as to make me independent of all things, O Thou Who art unsurpassed in Thy mercy!
Bestow upon me my portion, O Lord, as Thou pleasest, and cause me to be satisfied with whatsoever Thou hast ordained for me.
Thine is the absolute authority to command.

– The Bab

Chords & Lyrics

Am E Am
O Lord unto Thee I repair for refuge

Am E
And toward all Thy signs

Am
I set my heart
[repeat]

Am E Am
O Lord whether traveling or at home

Am E
And in my occupation

Am
Or in my work

E
I place my whole trust in thee
[Repeat all]

Am E
Thine is the absolute authority

Am E Am
To command

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “Detachment Prayer” by Juliet & Amelia [Audio Track]

Watch the entire Studio Sessions video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions playlist

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

Discussion 1 Comment

Amazing talent, thanks Juliet and Amelia. From a fan in singapore.

Neel Metta (April 4, 2022 at 1:53 AM)

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