Gulshan Shayari

There are quite a few traditional concepts that characterize the classical poetry in Urdu. Some of these that constitute a cluster include garden, hunter, hunted, cage, and nest. More than mere mages, they are treated like metaphors and symbols of life’s various conditions. The selection here would help you appreciate some of these aspects.

guloñ meñ rañg bhare bād-e-nau-bahār chale

chale bhī aao ki gulshan kārobār chale

gulon mein rang bhare baad-e-nau-bahaar chale

chale bhi aao ki gulshan ka karobar chale

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

gulshan faqat phūloñ se nahīñ kāñToñ se bhī zīnat hotī hai

jiine ke liye is duniyā meñ ġham bhī zarūrat hotī hai

gulshan ki faqat phulon se nahin kanTon se bhi zinat hoti hai

jine ke liye is duniya mein gham ki bhi zarurat hoti hai

Saba Afghani

maiñ ne dekhā hai bahāroñ meñ chaman ko jalte

hai koī ḳhvāb tābīr batāne vaalā

main ne dekha hai bahaaron mein chaman ko jalte

hai koi KHwab ki tabir batane wala

Ahmad Faraz

koī samjhegā kyā rāz-e-gulshan

jab tak uljhe na kāñToñ se dāman

koi samjhega kya raaz-e-gulshan

jab tak uljhe na kanTon se daman

Fana Nizami Kanpuri

kyā isī vāste sīñchā thā lahū se apne

jab sañvar jaa.e chaman aag lagā jaa.e

kya isi waste sincha tha lahu se apne

jab sanwar jae chaman aag laga di jae

Ali Ahmad Jalili

vahī gulshan hai lekin vaqt parvāz to dekho

koī taa.ir nahīñ pichhle baras ke āshiyānoñ meñ

wahi gulshan hai lekin waqt ki parwaz to dekho

koi tair nahin pichhle baras ke aashiyanon mein

Ahmad Mushtaq

maiñ us gulshan bulbul huuñ bahār aane nahīñ paatī

ki sayyād aan kar merā gulistāñ mol lete haiñ

main us gulshan ka bulbul hun bahaar aane nahin pati

ki sayyaad aan kar mera gulistan mol lete hain

Haidar Ali Aatish

gulshan meñ na ham hoñge to phir sog hamārā

gul-pairahan o ġhuncha-dahan karte raheñge

gulshan mein na hum honge to phir sog hamara

gul-pairahan o ghuncha-dahan karte rahenge

Abul Mujahid Zahid

ham ko is kyā ḳhabar gulshan gulshan jal gayā

ham to apnā sirf apnā āshiyāñ dekhā kiye

hum ko is ki kya KHabar gulshan ka gulshan jal gaya

hum to apna sirf apna aashiyan dekha kiye

Hasan Najmi Sikandarpuri

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