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'mus.hafī' ham to ye samjhe the ki hogā koī zaḳhm

tere dil meñ to bahut kaam rafū niklā

'mushafi' hum to ye samjhe the ki hoga koi zaKHm

tere dil mein to bahut kaam rafu ka nikla

Mushafi Ghulam Hamdani

kashtiyāñ sab kināre pe pahuñch jaatī haiñ

nāḳhudā jin nahīñ un ḳhudā hotā hai

kashtiyan sab ki kinare pe pahunch jati hain

naKHuda jin ka nahin un ka KHuda hota hai

Bedam Shah Warsi
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mire har amal ko sarāh kar ye aziyyateñ na diyā karo

mirī jaan tum bhī ajiib ho tumheñ rūThnā bhī to chāhiye

mere har amal ko sarah kar ye aziyyaten na diya karo

meri jaan tum bhi ajib ho tumhein ruThna bhi to chahiye

Agha Sarosh
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maiñ to masjid se chalā thā kisī ka.aba taraf

dukh to ye hai ki ibādat mirī bad-nām huī

main to masjid se chala tha kisi kaba ki taraf

dukh to ye hai ki ibaadat meri bad-nam hui

Ahmad Rahi
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jin se insāñ ko pahuñchtī hai hamesha taklīf

un da.avā hai ki vo asl ḳhudā vaale haiñ

jin se insan ko pahunchti hai hamesha taklif

un ka dawa hai ki wo asl KHuda wale hain

Abdul Hamid Adam
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WORD OF THE DAY

mayyat

  • मय्यत
  • میت

means

dead body

allāh-re sādgī nahīñ itnī unheñ ḳhabar

mayyat pe aa ke pūchhte haiñ in ko kyā huā

allah-re sadgi nahin itni unhen KHabar

mayyat pe aa ke puchhte hain in ko kya hua

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Dagh Dehlvi

Dagh Dehlvi

1831-1905

Last of classical poets who celebrated life and love. Famous for his playfulness of words (idioms/ phrases).

uzr aane meñ bhī hai aur bulāte bhī nahīñ

bā.is-e-tark-e-mulāqāt batāte bhī nahīñ

She is loth to come to me and keeps me well away

The cause for this hostility,she does not care to say

uzr aane mein bhi hai aur bulate bhi nahin

bais-e-tark-e-mulaqat batate bhi nahin

She is loth to come to me and keeps me well away

The cause for this hostility,she does not care to say

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