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“Infinite Bestowals” by Danny Djalili

February 16, 2019, 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 Danny Djalili who sings “Infinite Bestowals” based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha.

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

Lyrics & Quote

O Lord! Grant Thine infinite bestowals, and let the light of Thy guidance shine. Illumine the eyes, gladden the hearts with abiding joy. Confer a new spirit upon all people and bestow upon them eternal life. Unlock the gates of true understanding and let the light of faith shine resplendent. Gather all people beneath the shadow of Thy bounty and cause them to unite in harmony, so that they may become as the rays of one sun, as the waves of one ocean, and as the fruit of one tree.

Abdu’l-Baha

Chords

Capo 2

Em, G
O Lord! O Lord! Grant Thine, grant Thine

Bm7, Am7
infinite bestowals,

X2

Amaj7, C, Bmin7, Am7
and let the light of Thy guidance shine

X2

Cmaj7, D
Illumine the eyes, gladden the hearts,

Em, A, Em, A
unlock the gates of true understanding.

X3

Cadd9, D
Gather all the people beneath the shadow

Bm7, Am7
of Thy bounty and cause them to unite

X4

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)

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