Chiragh Shayari

Lamp is a metaphor more than an image in poetry. While it burns in the night, it keeps darkness away and continues burning all night till the break of the day. As such, charaagh acquires a symbolic significance. We have selected some relevant verses on this theme for you. Enjoy reading them.

abhī to jaag rahe haiñ charāġh rāhoñ ke

abhī hai duur sahar thoḌī duur saath chalo

abhi to jag rahe hain charagh rahon ke

abhi hai dur sahar thoDi dur sath chalo

Ahmad Faraz

agarche zor havāoñ ne Daal rakkhā hai

magar charāġh ne lau ko sambhāl rakkhā hai

agarche zor hawaon ne Dal rakkha hai

magar charagh ne lau ko sambhaal rakkha hai

Ahmad Faraz

apnī tasvīr ke ik ruḳh ko nihāñ rakhtā hai

ye charāġh apnā dhuāñ jaane kahāñ rakhtā hai

apni taswir ke ek ruKH ko nihan rakhta hai

ye charagh apna dhuan jaane kahan rakhta hai

Ghulam Murtaza Rahi

charāġh us ne bujhā bhī diyā jalā bhī diyā

ye merī qabr pe manzar nayā dikhā bhī diyā

charagh us ne bujha bhi diya jala bhi diya

ye meri qabr pe manzar naya dikha bhi diya

Bashiruddin Ahmad Dehlvi

dil ke phaphūle jal uThe siine ke daaġh se

is ghar ko aag lag ga.ī ghar ke charāġh se

this hearts blisters are inflamed by its own desire

by its own lamp,alas, this house is set afire

dil ke phaphule jal uThe sine ke dagh se

is ghar ko aag lag gai ghar ke charagh se

this hearts blisters are inflamed by its own desire

by its own lamp,alas, this house is set afire

Mahtab Rai Taban

diyā ḳhāmosh hai lekin kisī dil to jaltā hai

chale aao jahāñ tak raushnī ma.alūm hotī hai

the lamp's extinguised but someone's heart

diya KHamosh hai lekin kisi ka dil to jalta hai

chale aao jahan tak raushni malum hoti hai

the lamp's extinguised but someone's heart

Nushur Wahidi

ek charāġh aur ek kitāb aur ek ummīd asāsa

us ke ba.ad to jo kuchh hai vo sab afsāna hai

ek charagh aur ek kitab aur ek ummid asasa

us ke baad to jo kuchh hai wo sab afsana hai

Iftikhar Arif

in charāġhoñ meñ tel kam thā

kyuuñ gila phir hameñ havā se rahe

in charaghon mein tel hi kam tha

kyun gila phir hamein hawa se rahe

Javed Akhtar

is ummīd pe roz charāġh jalāte haiñ

aane vaale barsoñ ba.ad bhī aate haiñ

is ummid pe roz charagh jalate hain

aane wale barson baad bhi aate hain

Zehra Nigaah

jahāñ rahegā vahīñ raushnī luTā.egā

kisī charāġh apnā makāñ nahīñ hotā

jahan rahega wahin raushni luTaega

kisi charagh ka apna makan nahin hota

Waseem Barelvi

kahīñ koī charāġh jaltā hai

kuchh na kuchh raushnī rahegī abhī

kahin koi charagh jalta hai

kuchh na kuchh raushni rahegi abhi

Abrar Ahmad

kaun tāqoñ pe rahā kaun sar-e-rāhguzar

shahr ke saare charāġhoñ ko havā jāntī hai

kaun taqon pe raha kaun sar-e-rahguzar

shahr ke sare charaghon ko hawa jaanti hai

Ahmad Faraz

ḳhaak se saiñkaḌoñ uge ḳhurshīd

hai añdherā magar charāg-tale

KHak se sainkaDon uge KHurshid

hai andhera magar charag-tale

Ehsan Danish

kisī ḳhayāl kisī ḳhvāb ke liye 'ḳhurshīd'

diyā darīche meñ rakkhā thā dil jalāyā thā

kisi KHayal kisi KHwab ke liye 'KHurshid'

diya dariche mein rakkha tha dil jalaya tha

Khurshid Rabbani

mūjid jo nuur hai vo merā charāġh hai

parvāna huuñ maiñ anjuman-e-kā.enāt

mujid jo nur ka hai wo mera charagh hai

parwana hun main anjuman-e-kaenat ka

Agha Hajju Sharaf

raat ko jiit to paatā nahīñ lekin ye charāġh

kam se kam raat nuqsān bahut kartā hai

raat ko jit to pata nahin lekin ye charagh

kam se kam raat ka nuqsan bahut karta hai

Irfan Siddiqi

raat to vaqt pāband hai Dhal jā.egī

dekhnā ye hai charāġhoñ safar kitnā hai

raat to waqt ki paband hai Dhal jaegi

dekhna ye hai charaghon ka safar kitna hai

Waseem Barelvi

shab-e-visāl hai gul kar do in charāġhoñ ko

ḳhushī bazm meñ kyā kaam jalne vāloñ

shab-e-visal hai gul kar do in charaghon ko

KHushi ki bazm mein kya kaam jalne walon ka

Dagh Dehlvi

shahr ke añdhere ko ik charāġh kaafī hai

sau charāġh jalte haiñ ik charāġh jalne se

shahr ke andhere ko ek charagh kafi hai

sau charagh jalte hain ek charagh jalne se

Ehtisham Akhtar

sitār-e-ḳhvāb se bhī baḌh kar ye kaun be-mehr hai ki jis ne

charāġh aur aa.ine ko apne vajūd rāz-dāñ kiyā hai

sitar-e-KHwab se bhi baDh kar ye kaun be-mehr hai ki jis ne

charagh aur aaine ko apne wajud ka raaz-dan kiya hai

Ghulam Husain Sajid

ye kah ke us ne gul kiyā sham-e-mazār ko

jab so ga.e to kyā hai zarūrat charāġh

ye kah ke us ne gul kiya sham-e-mazar ko

jab so gae to kya hai zarurat charagh ki

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