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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.”

“My Name is Abdu’l-Baha” by the South African Baha’i Choir

November 13, 2021, 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 Mahikeng, South Africa with the South African Baha’i Choir singing “My Name is Abdu’l-Baha”, a cover of the Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions song called “Abdu’l-Baha” by Dominique Sylvester.

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

Lyrics & Quote

My name is Abdul-Baha, my identity is Abdul-Baha, my qualification is Abdul-Baha, my reality is Abdul-Baha, my praise is Abdul-Baha. Thraldom to the Blessed Perfection is my glorious and refulgent diadem; and servitude to all the human race is my perpetual religion. …No name, no title, no mention, no commendation hath he nor will ever have except Abdul-Baha. This is my longing. This is my supreme apex. This is my greatest yearning. This is my eternal life. This is my everlasting glory!

Abdu’l-Baha

You can also listen to the audio version of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “My Name is Abdu’l-Baha” by the South African Baha’i Choir [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.
Naysan Naraqi

Discussion 3 Comments

So awesome! It gave me goosebumps. Thank you.

Brady Tomberlin

Brady Tomberlin (November 11, 2021 at 1:03 AM)

How brave of you and how wonderful to hear this a cappella music! Thanks for this outstanding performance!

Rich Young

Rich Young (November 11, 2021 at 11:39 PM)

from the forest in the state of Massachusetts. What a beautiful uplifting inspired dedication to our Beloved Master, Abdul’Baha. Much gratitude and love to you all

Shay

Shay (November 11, 2021 at 11:45 PM)

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