Dohe on Hasrat
Once our desires are
fulfilled the craving, or longing for the desired object stops. It is the non-fulfillment of desire that takes us to appreciate the real meaning of craving. It is quite, naturally, a subject for poetry. Urdu poets have been naturally inclined towards appropriating this subject with respects to lovers. We have a small selection for you to read and appreciate the layers of meaning behind craving and longing.