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Tzomo Lecho Nafshi

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Lyrics:

Transliteration:

Tza-mah le-chah naf-shi ka-ma le-cha be-sa-ri, be-e-retz tzi-yah ve-a-yeif be-li ma-yim. Kein ba-ko-desh cha-zi-si-chah lir-oir ooz-chah oo-che-vo-de-chah.

Translation:

My soul thirsts for You. My flesh longs for You. In a dry and weary land without water. So may I look for You in the sanctuary to see Your power and Your glory.

Psalms 63:2,3

Musical Notes


One can hear on this recording the voice of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, singing this melody at the Chassidic gathering of Tes-Vov Shevat, 5737, the year of his seventy fifth birthday. The chorus of thousands of assembled Chassidim can be heard accompanying the Rebbe.

Composition of this song is attributed to the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. The tune, reflecting the meaning of its words, expresses the craving of the soul for its Maker.



Composed or Taught By
The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson

Vocalists
The Lubavitcher Rebbe
Music notes courtesy of Kehot Publication Society and Chabad Melodies by Eli Lipsker and Velvel Pasternak.
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Anonymous January 24, 2017

So original, very special Reply

Rut Vega USA July 28, 2015

Thank you again for sending me this beautiful song. It touches my heart deeply. How wonderful is our G d! Reply

Anonymous July 27, 2015

Wonderful I can't think of a better way to break a musical fast and again enjoy the wonderful gift of music, nor a better way to realize and appreciate the Vis-on of G-d in creating us with the capacity to listen and holistically enjoy music -then to allow my soul to sing from its heart and do what it most wants to do, when it feels most alive, comfortable, and satisfied, that is, worshiping and bonding with HaKadosh Baruch Hu. What wonderful blessings, the combination of, singing from the soul and worshiping HaShem.” I truly enjoy them both. {{{Tzomo Lecho Nafshi...}}} Reply

rut USA April 21, 2015

Tzomo Lecho Nafshi Like the song says. This is exactly how I feel... If I had wings, I would fly to you my King and leave everything behind. My soul thirst for you. B"H Reply

kaminsky israel March 31, 2015

tzmaeah lecha Nafchi i just love this nigun , i walked to the chupah and i find this migun Holy and majestic.
Like if the rebbe was right next to me. Reply

rut USA September 21, 2014

Tzomo Lecha Nafshi Every time I hear this song I just feel extremely moved. This is the way I feel about my King of King of King. B"H
When are we going to be with Him again? I am desperately waiting!!! Reply

Shmuel Lee Singapore September 20, 2014

Wonderful! Reply

Anonymous USA August 2, 2013

Tzomo Lecho Nafshi This is definitely a call from my soul too!! What an amazing cry to our King of King!!! His Mercy Endure for ever. We shall be with Him, like it was then. Soon. Baruch Hashem!! Reply

Roberta Freedman Buffalo, NY February 7, 2013

As I was playing this song, my dog, a puppy cocked his head and turned his head to the music coming from the computer. He even smiled! Love this music. Reply

Susan Brooks St. Joseph, Mi January 18, 2013

To think all these years later... the strength and love is still just as strong. Even on my computer, it's as if I am right there. There is no time difference. It's like light is let into your mind and soul. How greatful I am for those who were so brave, and went before us, to teach us. Thank you for letting me step into this beautiful moment of time. Reply

Anonymous December 12, 2011

Lovely Very nice, I like this music so much. Reply

Lisa October 14, 2011

What a moving melody Beautiful beyond words, its depth can only be felt with the soul. :) Reply

Prof. Tom Diamant Tunbridge Wells, England June 9, 2010

Lovely to hear Marvelous to hear the Rebbe's voice. Reply

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