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“O Senhor” by Pedro Giomo

March 14, 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 Hluboka nad Vltavou, in the Czech Republic with Pedro Giomo who sings “O Senhor” in Portuguese based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha.

This song was filmed and recorded in Hluboka nad Vltavou, in the Czech Republic, December 2017.

Lyrics & Quote

PORTUGUESE

O Senhor! Torna radiante este jovem e derrama a Tua graca sobre este fraco! Concede-lhe conhecimento e, a cada amanhecer, aumenta-lhe as forcas. Abriga-o no refugio da Tua protecao para que seja libertado do erro, possa servir a Tua Causa, guiar os desviados, conduzir os infelizes, livrar os cativos e despertar os letargicos; de modo que todos sejam abencoados com a Tua lembranca e louvor. Es o Forte, o Poderoso.

Abdu’l-Baha

ENGLISH

O Lord! Make this youth radiant, and confer Thy bounty upon this poor creature. Bestow upon him knowledge, grant him added strength at the break of every morn and guard him within the shelter of Thy protection so that he may be freed from error, may devote himself to the service of Thy Cause, may guide the wayward, lead the hapless, free the captives and awaken the heedless, that all may be blessed with Thy remembrance and praise. Thou art the Mighty and the Powerful.

Abdu’l-Baha

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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

Jordan Raj is a comedian, content producer and third culture kid. Born in Australia and raised in the Czech Republic by parents with ambiguous eastern origins, he is grateful for his unique perspective as his brain grapples to embrace the world. With brief journeys into the spheres of singing, public speaking, high school teaching and magic, he loves all types of performance and loves creating humorous video content to share online. Jordan is known for the “What’s That Word?” Series on Baha’i Blog and a number of explainer videos on Baha’i Holy days which he co-created with his cousin Raj. Currently, Jordan is living in Germany with his wife, where he spends his time doing stand up comedy and producing the Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions series.
Jordan Raj

Discussion 1 Comment

Pedro’s rendition of “O Senhor” is a beautiful way to make this prayer come alive. Youth in America and around are often in the news of late, and they are showing us a brilliance for which we are grateful. Thank you for including Pedro’s video in this series. He is a true world citizen now, singing to a world-wide audience, from Czech Republic in Portuguese! May his voice reach many hearts!

Julie Swan

Julie Swan (March 3, 2018 at 8:15 PM)

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