Tag : Bahai fast

Every Hour of These Days

A year ago I posted this blog about a new piece I composed entitled, ‘Every Hour of These Days’ specially for the fast… All around the world, Baha’is fast during a period of 19 days from sunrise to sunset from ..

NEW album released!

For the last several years I have been thinking about making a CD for the Fast since it is a unique time of year and music adds another spiritual dimension to this special period.  I’m so excited now to be ..

Every Hour of These Days – A song for the fast

All around the world, Baha’is fast during a period of 19 days from sunrise to sunset from March 2-20. I find this period to be one of the most creative times for me during the year.  Every moment seems to ..

Music Inspirations during the Fast

I am enjoying this period of prayer and fasting as it has been nourishing to be able to reflect, create and spiritually rejuvenate. I would like to share a most recent rough recording that I made with my daughter (my ..

Bahai Fasting and Creativity

The Baha’i Fast is a mystical and creative time for me.  I look forward to these 19 days of fasting and enjoy spending time reflecting, praying, meditating and creating.  One is able to delve deeper during these days and focus ..

Make Thy Beauty to be my Food – Reflection

Tomorrow is the last day of the Baha’i Fast and the beginning of the celebration of the Bahai New Year (Nawruz).  I always find the fast goes by so quickly and have mixed feelings about it ending.  It is one ..

Be thou a Summoner to Love – Reflection

This is one of my favorite recordings that Arzhia and I made out of the series of all four pieces.  The words are so beautiful and I wanted the piano to reflect the essence of the phrase ‘Be thou a ..

Bend me into Conformity – Reflection

This is the second reflective piece in the series of four that we are sharing during the Bahai fast (here is the link to the first one entitled ‘Create in me a pure heart’). Arzhia Habibi recites so beautifully the ..

Fasting Prayer Set to Music with my Son

This is the first year my son is observing the Baha’i fast and so I decided to take one of my favorite fasting prayers and print it on a beautiful illuminated card for him as a gift. Today I gave ..

Create in Me a Pure Heart – Reflection

I have been looking forward to fasting this year as it’s a time to slow down and focus one’s attention on reflecting and spending more time praying and meditating. This break in our daily routine allows us the opportunity to ..

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