Words from the Deep Spring

An Enlivening Chant: All I Ask of You

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This Arabic and English language chant was recorded at the Oakwood Retreat Center, in Selma, Indiana in October 2019. Featuring John Orr (published with permission) playing the harmonium and leading the sangha.

The lyrics for this chant are as follows:

All I ask of you, is forever
to remember me as loving you.
All I ask of you, is forever
to remember me as loving you

Isk Allah, ma bood leh la
Isk Allah, ma bood leh la
Isk Allah, ma bood leh la
Isk Allah, ma bood leh la

This chant comes from the Ruhaniat Sufi International, specifically the practice of the Dances of Universal Peace.

If you are interested in this chant’s lyrics and meaning, we invite you to read more here:
Inayat’s Secret 

The following page provides a more in-depth analysis of the use of the word leh la in this chant:
Ishq Allah Ma’bud Allah  

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Please help yourself to a copy of our “Reflections, Chants, Recollections, and Instructions” booklet, which contains lyrics to many of the chants regularly sung by the sangha. It may be downloaded as a PDF file here

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