The Gift of Love

In celebrating the World Interfaith Harmony Week’s 5th Anniversary, we produced, in collaboration with Sami Yusuf and Andante Records, the World’s first Interfaith Anthem, The Gift of Love. The lyrics of the song are based on the Two Commandments of ‘Love of God, and Love of the Neighbour.’

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Lyrics for The Gift of Love

Diliges proximum tuum tamquam te ipsum
[Translation: ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself’. (Mark 12:31)]

Love to give!
To give is love,
And love the gift,
The gift of love.

No belief!
Without the love,
Believe in love!
The belief of love.

None of you truly believes until you love for your neighbour what you love for yourself.
None of you truly believes until you love for your neighbour what you love for yourself.
[A saying of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)]

Love to give!
The gift of love,
Give the other,
All your love.

What a relief!
To give my love,
I am now you,
And you are my love!

GbMbT © 2015

The music video is Directed by Siros Kerdouni @ Shadow Pictures Limited.

Filmed on location in Jordan and in East Jerusalem, the video beautifully captures some of the symbolic sites in Jordan, including the King Hussein Mosque in Amman, the Citadel, the Holy Baptism Site, Petra, and Wadi Rum; with exclusive shots also filmed in Jerusalem. The idea of the video draws on all faiths, no matter the belief, in coming together to express the message of love.