Mashwara Shayari

Here is a collection of verses that will help you at different stages of your life to make a choice and move accordingly. These are no ordinary pieces of advice; on the contrary they sum up the philosophy of life and living. You may like to have a closer look and find your gems.

adab ko jins-e-bāzārī na karnā

ġhazal ke saath badkārī na karnā

adab ko jins-e-bazari na karna

ghazal ke sath badkari na karna

Dilawar Figar
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ai 'zauq' takalluf meñ hai taklīf sarāsar

ārām meñ hai vo jo takalluf nahīñ kartā

save trouble, in formality, zauq nothing else can be

at ease he then remains he who, eschews formality

ai 'zauq' takalluf mein hai taklif sarasar

aaram mein hai wo jo takalluf nahin karta

save trouble, in formality, zauq nothing else can be

at ease he then remains he who, eschews formality

Sheikh Ibrahim Zauq

apne man meñ Duub kar surāġh-e-zindagī

agar merā nahīñ bantā na ban apnā to ban

apne man mein Dub kar pa ja suragh-e-zindagi

tu agar mera nahin banta na ban apna to ban

Allama Iqbal

baare duniyā meñ raho ġham-zada shaad raho

aisā kuchh kar ke chalo yaañ ki bahut yaad raho

bare duniya mein raho gham-zada ya shad raho

aisa kuchh kar ke chalo yan ki bahut yaad raho

Mir Taqi Mir

baat zaḳhm hai talvār ke zaḳhmoñ se sivā

kījiye qatl magar muñh se kuchh irshād na ho

baat ka zaKHm hai talwar ke zaKHmon se siwa

kijiye qatl magar munh se kuchh irshad na ho

Dagh Dehlvi
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bad-tar hai maut se bhī ġhulāmī zindagī

mar jā.iyo magar ye gavārā na kījiyo

bad-tar hai maut se bhi ghulami ki zindagi

mar jaiyo magar ye gawara na kijiyo

Hafeez Merathi
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bhañvar se laḌo tund lahroñ se uljho

kahāñ tak chaloge kināre kināre

bhanwar se laDo tund lahron se uljho

kahan tak chaloge kinare kinare

Raza Hamdani

bichhaḌne irāda hai to mujh se mashvara kar lo

mohabbat meñ koī bhī faisla zaatī nahīñ hotā

bichhaDne ka irada hai to mujh se mashwara kar lo

mohabbat mein koi bhi faisla zati nahin hota

Afzal Khan
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dekh rah jaa.e na ḳhvāhish ke gumbad meñ asiir

ghar banātā hai to sab se pahle darvāza lagā

dekh rah jae na tu KHwahish ke gumbad mein asir

ghar banata hai to sab se pahle darwaza laga

Arsh Siddiqui

duniyā to chāhtī hai yūñhī fāsle raheñ

duniyā ke mashvaroñ pe na us galī meñ chal

duniya to chahti hai yunhi fasle rahen

duniya ke mashwaron pe na ja us gali mein chal

Habib Jalib

dushmanī laakh sahī ḳhatm na kiije rishta

dil mile na mile haath milāte rahiye

enmity however strong, the contact never break

hearts and minds may be apart, the hands must ever shake

dushmani lakh sahi KHatm na kije rishta

dil mile ya na mile hath milate rahiye

enmity however strong, the contact never break

hearts and minds may be apart, the hands must ever shake

Nida Fazli

farāġhat se duniyā meñ har dam na baiTho

agar chāhte ho farāġhat ziyāda

faraghat se duniya mein har dam na baiTho

agar chahte ho faraghat ziyaada

Altaf Hussain Hali
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fursat-e-kār faqat chaar ghaḌī hai yaaro

ye na socho abhī umr paḌī hai yaaro

fursat-e-kar faqat chaar ghaDi hai yaro

ye na socho ki abhi umr paDi hai yaro

Jaan Nisar Akhtar
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haañ samundar meñ utar lekin ubharne bhī soch

Dūbne se pahle gahrā.ī andāza lagā

han samundar mein utar lekin ubharne ki bhi soch

Dubne se pahle gahrai ka andaza laga

Arsh Siddiqui

hayāt le ke chalo kā.enāt le ke chalo

chalo to saare zamāne ko saath le ke chalo

hayat le ke chalo kaenat le ke chalo

chalo to sare zamane ko sath le ke chalo

Makhdoom Mohiuddin
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is se pahle ki log pahchāneñ

ḳhud ko pahchān lo to behtar hai

is se pahle ki log pahchanen

KHud ko pahchan lo to behtar hai

Divakar Rahi
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itnā na apne jaame se bāhar nikal ke chal

duniyā hai chal-chalāv rasta sambhal ke chal

itna na apne jame se bahar nikal ke chal

duniya hai chal-chalaw ka rasta sambhal ke chal

Bahadur Shah Zafar

itnī kāvish bhī na kar merī asīrī ke liye

kahīñ merā giraftār na samjhā jaa.e

itni kawish bhi na kar meri asiri ke liye

tu kahin mera giraftar na samjha jae

Saleem Ahmed

kabhī bhuul kar kisī se na karo sulūk aisā

ki jo tum se koī kartā tumheñ nāgavār hotā

kabhi bhul kar kisi se na karo suluk aisa

ki jo tum se koi karta tumhein nagawar hota

Ismail Merathi

kahāñ aa ke rukne the rāste kahāñ moḌ thā use bhuul

vo jo mil gayā use yaad rakh jo nahīñ milā use bhuul

kahan aa ke rukne the raste kahan moD tha use bhul ja

wo jo mil gaya use yaad rakh jo nahin mila use bhul ja

Amjad Islam Amjad

khīñcho na kamānoñ ko na talvār nikālo

jab top muqābil ho to aḳhbār nikālo

neither bow and arrow nor a sword do you require

pubish a newspaper when faced with cannon fire

khincho na kamanon ko na talwar nikalo

jab top muqabil ho to aKHbar nikalo

neither bow and arrow nor a sword do you require

pubish a newspaper when faced with cannon fire

Akbar Allahabadi

ḳhudā ne nek sūrat to sīkho nek bāteñ bhī

bure hote ho achchhe ho ke ye kyā bad-zabānī hai

KHuda ne nek surat di to sikho nek baaten bhi

bure hote ho achchhe ho ke ye kya bad-zabani hai

Ameer Minai
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maiñ akelā chalā thā jānib-e-manzil magar

log saath aate ga.e aur kārvāñ bantā gayā

main akela hi chala tha jaanib-e-manzil magar

log sath aate gae aur karwan banta gaya

Majrooh Sultanpuri

mai-kasho aage baḌho tishna-labo aage baḌho

apnā haq māñgā nahīñ jaatā hai chhīnā jaa.e hai

mai-kasho aage baDho tishna-labo aage baDho

apna haq manga nahin jata hai chhina jae hai

Kaif Bhopali

mazra-e-duniyā meñ daanā hai to Dar kar haath Daal

ek din denā hai tujh ko daane daane hisāb

mazra-e-duniya mein dana hai to Dar kar hath Dal

ek din dena hai tujh ko dane dane ka hisab

Shaikh Zahuruddin Hatim
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merī jaan ke dushman haiñ nasīhat vaale

mujh ko samjhāte haiñ un ko nahīñ samjhāte haiñ

meri hi jaan ke dushman hain nasihat wale

mujh ko samjhate hain un ko nahin samjhate hain

Lala Madhav Ram Jauhar

na gird-o-pesh se is darja be-niyāz guzar

jo be-ḳhabar se haiñ sab ḳhabar bhī rakhte haiñ

na gird-o-pesh se is darja be-niyaz guzar

jo be-KHabar se hain sab ki KHabar bhi rakhte hain

Dil Ayubi

nikal aql se aage ki ye nuur

charāġh-e-rāh hai manzil nahīñ hai

nikal ja aql se aage ki ye nur

charagh-e-rah hai manzil nahin hai

Allama Iqbal
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paidā vo baat kar ki tujhe ro.eñ dūsre

ronā ḳhud apne haal pe ye zaar zaar kyā

create that aspect in yourself that others cry for thee

paida wo baat kar ki tujhe roen dusre

rona KHud apne haal pe ye zar zar kya

create that aspect in yourself that others cry for thee

Aziz Lakhnavi

saaya hai kam khajūr ke ūñche daraḳht

ummīd bāñdhiye na baḌe aadmī ke saath

saya hai kam khajur ke unche daraKHt ka

ummid bandhiye na baDe aadmi ke sath

Kaif Bhopali

stage par paḌā thā jo parda vo uTh chukā

jo aql par paḌā hai vo parda uThā.iye

stage par paDa tha jo parda wo uTh chuka

jo aql par paDa hai wo parda uThaiye

Dilawar Figar

tamannā dard-e-dil ho to kar ḳhidmat faqīroñ

nahīñ miltā ye gauhar bādshāhoñ ke ḳhazīnoñ meñ

serve mendicants if you desire empathy to gain

treasuries of emperors do not this wealth contain

tamanna dard-e-dil ki ho to kar KHidmat faqiron ki

nahin milta ye gauhar baadshahon ke KHazinon mein

serve mendicants if you desire empathy to gain

treasuries of emperors do not this wealth contain

Allama Iqbal

tire māthe pe ye āñchal to bahut ḳhuub hai lekin

is āñchal se ik parcham banā letī to achchhā thā

tere mathe pe ye aanchal to bahut hi KHub hai lekin

tu is aanchal se ek parcham bana leti to achchha tha

Asrar-ul-Haq Majaz
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vatan fikr kar nādāñ musībat aane vaalī hai

tirī barbādiyoñ ke mashvare haiñ āsmānoñ meñ

fear for your country, trouble will soon arise

words of your destruction have been spoken by the skies

watan ki fikr kar nadan musibat aane wali hai

teri barbaadiyon ke mashware hain aasmanon mein

fear for your country, trouble will soon arise

words of your destruction have been spoken by the skies

Allama Iqbal

vo afsāna jise anjām tak laanā na ho mumkin

use ik ḳhūb-sūrat moḌ de kar chhoḌnā achchhā

wo afsana jise anjam tak lana na ho mumkin

use ek KHub-surat moD de kar chhoDna achchha

Sahir Ludhianvi
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zaḳhm jo ne diye tujh ko dikhā to duuñ magar

paas tere bhī nasīhat ke sivā hai aur kyā

zaKHm jo tu ne diye tujh ko dikha to dun magar

pas tere bhi nasihat ke siwa hai aur kya

Irfan Ahmad

zindagī yūñhī bahut kam hai mohabbat ke liye

ruuTh kar vaqt gañvāne zarūrat kyā hai

zindagi yunhi bahut kam hai mohabbat ke liye

ruTh kar waqt ganwane ki zarurat kya hai

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