Neend Shayari

Sleep is one of the subjects that the Urdu poets have written on quite frequently. It is important because it also brings dreams and with dream the beloved as well who is always craved for. The loss of sleep in love is yet another idea that engages the attention of poets. Here are some examples for you to enjoy.

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tāb dekhne ke liye

ki niiñd shart nahīñ ḳhvāb dekhne ke liye

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tab dekhne ke liye

ki nind shart nahin KHwab dekhne ke liye

Irfan Siddiqi

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tāb dekhne ke liye

ki niiñd shart nahīñ ḳhvāb dekhne ke liye

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tab dekhne ke liye

ki nind shart nahin KHwab dekhne ke liye

Irfan Siddiqi

hameñ bhī niiñd aa jā.egī ham bhī so jā.eñge

abhī kuchh be-qarārī hai sitāro tum to so jaao

hamein bhi nind aa jaegi hum bhi so hi jaenge

abhi kuchh be-qarari hai sitaro tum to so jao

Qateel Shifai

hameñ bhī niiñd aa jā.egī ham bhī so jā.eñge

abhī kuchh be-qarārī hai sitāro tum to so jaao

hamein bhi nind aa jaegi hum bhi so hi jaenge

abhi kuchh be-qarari hai sitaro tum to so jao

Qateel Shifai

aa.ī hogī kisī ko hijr meñ maut

mujh ko to niiñd bhī nahīñ aatī

aai hogi kisi ko hijr mein maut

mujh ko to nind bhi nahin aati

Akbar Allahabadi

aa.ī hogī kisī ko hijr meñ maut

mujh ko to niiñd bhī nahīñ aatī

aai hogi kisi ko hijr mein maut

mujh ko to nind bhi nahin aati

Akbar Allahabadi

bin tumhāre kabhī nahīñ aa.ī

kyā mirī niiñd bhī tumhārī hai

bin tumhaare kabhi nahin aai

kya meri nind bhi tumhaari hai

Jaun Eliya

bin tumhāre kabhī nahīñ aa.ī

kyā mirī niiñd bhī tumhārī hai

bin tumhaare kabhi nahin aai

kya meri nind bhi tumhaari hai

Jaun Eliya

is safar meñ niiñd aisī kho ga.ī

ham na so.e raat thak kar so ga.ī

is safar mein nind aisi kho gai

hum na soe raat thak kar so gai

Rahi Masoom Raza

is safar meñ niiñd aisī kho ga.ī

ham na so.e raat thak kar so ga.ī

is safar mein nind aisi kho gai

hum na soe raat thak kar so gai

Rahi Masoom Raza

maut ek din muayyan hai

niind kyuuñ raat bhar nahīñ aatī

when for death a day has been ordained

what reason that I cannot sleep all night?

maut ka ek din muayyan hai

nind kyun raat bhar nahin aati

when for death a day has been ordained

what reason that I cannot sleep all night?

Mirza Ghalib

maut ek din muayyan hai

niind kyuuñ raat bhar nahīñ aatī

when for death a day has been ordained

what reason that I cannot sleep all night?

maut ka ek din muayyan hai

nind kyun raat bhar nahin aati

when for death a day has been ordained

what reason that I cannot sleep all night?

Mirza Ghalib

ye zarūrī hai ki āñkhoñ bharam qaa.em rahe

niiñd rakkho na rakkho ḳhvāb meyārī rakho

ye zaruri hai ki aankhon ka bharam qaem rahe

nind rakkho ya na rakkho KHwab meyari rakho

Rahat Indori

ye zarūrī hai ki āñkhoñ bharam qaa.em rahe

niiñd rakkho na rakkho ḳhvāb meyārī rakho

ye zaruri hai ki aankhon ka bharam qaem rahe

nind rakkho ya na rakkho KHwab meyari rakho

Rahat Indori

thī vasl meñ bhī fikr-e-judā.ī tamām shab

vo aa.e to bhī niiñd na aa.ī tamām shab

thi wasl mein bhi fikr-e-judai tamam shab

wo aae to bhi nind na aai tamam shab

Momin Khan Momin

thī vasl meñ bhī fikr-e-judā.ī tamām shab

vo aa.e to bhī niiñd na aa.ī tamām shab

thi wasl mein bhi fikr-e-judai tamam shab

wo aae to bhi nind na aai tamam shab

Momin Khan Momin

aaj phir niiñd ko āñkhoñ se bichhaḌte dekhā

aaj phir yaad koī choT purānī aa.ī

aaj phir nind ko aankhon se bichhaDte dekha

aaj phir yaad koi choT purani aai

Iqbal Ashhar

aaj phir niiñd ko āñkhoñ se bichhaḌte dekhā

aaj phir yaad koī choT purānī aa.ī

aaj phir nind ko aankhon se bichhaDte dekha

aaj phir yaad koi choT purani aai

Iqbal Ashhar

muddat se ḳhvāb meñ bhī nahīñ niiñd ḳhayāl

hairat meñ huuñ ye kis mujhe intizār hai

muddat se KHwab mein bhi nahin nind ka KHayal

hairat mein hun ye kis ka mujhe intizar hai

Shaikh Zahuruddin Hatim

muddat se ḳhvāb meñ bhī nahīñ niiñd ḳhayāl

hairat meñ huuñ ye kis mujhe intizār hai

muddat se KHwab mein bhi nahin nind ka KHayal

hairat mein hun ye kis ka mujhe intizar hai

Shaikh Zahuruddin Hatim

vasl ho firāq ho 'akbar'

jāgnā raat bhar musībat hai

whether in blissful union or in separation

staying up all night, is a botheration

wasl ho ya firaq ho 'akbar'

jagna raat bhar musibat hai

whether in blissful union or in separation

staying up all night, is a botheration

Akbar Allahabadi

vasl ho firāq ho 'akbar'

jāgnā raat bhar musībat hai

whether in blissful union or in separation

staying up all night, is a botheration

wasl ho ya firaq ho 'akbar'

jagna raat bhar musibat hai

whether in blissful union or in separation

staying up all night, is a botheration

Akbar Allahabadi

niiñd to dard ke bistar pe bhī aa saktī hai

un āġhosh meñ sar ho ye zarūrī to nahīñ

E'en on a bed of pain, sleep well could come

In her arms,merely, recumbent, it need not be

nind to dard ke bistar pe bhi aa sakti hai

un ki aaghosh mein sar ho ye zaruri to nahin

E'en on a bed of pain, sleep well could come

In her arms,merely, recumbent, it need not be

Khamosh Ghazipuri

niiñd to dard ke bistar pe bhī aa saktī hai

un āġhosh meñ sar ho ye zarūrī to nahīñ

E'en on a bed of pain, sleep well could come

In her arms,merely, recumbent, it need not be

nind to dard ke bistar pe bhi aa sakti hai

un ki aaghosh mein sar ho ye zaruri to nahin

E'en on a bed of pain, sleep well could come

In her arms,merely, recumbent, it need not be

Khamosh Ghazipuri

tāroñ go shumār meñ aanā muhāl hai

lekin kisī ko niiñd na aa.e to kyā kare

taron ka go shumar mein aana muhaal hai

lekin kisi ko nind na aae to kya kare

Afsar Merathi

tāroñ go shumār meñ aanā muhāl hai

lekin kisī ko niiñd na aa.e to kyā kare

taron ka go shumar mein aana muhaal hai

lekin kisi ko nind na aae to kya kare

Afsar Merathi

niiñd ko log maut kahte haiñ

ḳhvāb naam zindagī bhī hai

nind ko log maut kahte hain

KHwab ka nam zindagi bhi hai

Ahsan Yusuf Zai

niiñd ko log maut kahte haiñ

ḳhvāb naam zindagī bhī hai

nind ko log maut kahte hain

KHwab ka nam zindagi bhi hai

Ahsan Yusuf Zai

kaisā jaadū hai samajh aatā nahīñ

niiñd merī ḳhvāb saare aap ke

kaisa jadu hai samajh aata nahin

nind meri KHwab sare aap ke

Ibn-e-Mufti

kaisā jaadū hai samajh aatā nahīñ

niiñd merī ḳhvāb saare aap ke

kaisa jadu hai samajh aata nahin

nind meri KHwab sare aap ke

Ibn-e-Mufti

hamāre ḳhvāb chorī ho ga.e haiñ

hameñ rātoñ ko niiñd aatī nahīñ hai

hamare KHwab chori ho gae hain

hamein raaton ko nind aati nahin hai

Bakhsh Layalpuri

hamāre ḳhvāb chorī ho ga.e haiñ

hameñ rātoñ ko niiñd aatī nahīñ hai

hamare KHwab chori ho gae hain

hamein raaton ko nind aati nahin hai

Bakhsh Layalpuri

shaam se un ke tasavvur nasha thā itnā

niiñd aa.ī hai to āñkhoñ ne burā maanā hai

sham se un ke tasawwur ka nasha tha itna

nind aai hai to aankhon ne bura mana hai

Unknown

shaam se un ke tasavvur nasha thā itnā

niiñd aa.ī hai to āñkhoñ ne burā maanā hai

sham se un ke tasawwur ka nasha tha itna

nind aai hai to aankhon ne bura mana hai

Unknown

phir na intizār meñ niiñd aa.e umr bhar

aane ahd kar ga.e aa.e jo ḳhvāb meñ

ta phir na intizar mein nind aae umr bhar

aane ka ahd kar gae aae jo KHwab mein

Mirza Ghalib

phir na intizār meñ niiñd aa.e umr bhar

aane ahd kar ga.e aa.e jo ḳhvāb meñ

ta phir na intizar mein nind aae umr bhar

aane ka ahd kar gae aae jo KHwab mein

Mirza Ghalib

sukūn de na sakīñ rāhateñ zamāne

jo niiñd aa.ī tire ġham chhāñv meñ aa.ī

sukun de na sakin rahaten zamane ki

jo nind aai tere gham ki chhanw mein aai

Payam Fatehpuri

sukūn de na sakīñ rāhateñ zamāne

jo niiñd aa.ī tire ġham chhāñv meñ aa.ī

sukun de na sakin rahaten zamane ki

jo nind aai tere gham ki chhanw mein aai

Payam Fatehpuri

chuuñ sham-e-sozāñ chuuñ zarra hairāñ ze mehr-e-āñ-mah bagashtam āḳhir

na niiñd naināñ na añg chaināñ na aap aave na bheje patiyāñ

chun sham-e-sozan chun zarra hairan ze mehr-e-an-mah bagashtam aaKHir

na nind nainan na ang chainan na aap aawe na bheje patiyan

Ameer Khusrau

chuuñ sham-e-sozāñ chuuñ zarra hairāñ ze mehr-e-āñ-mah bagashtam āḳhir

na niiñd naināñ na añg chaināñ na aap aave na bheje patiyāñ

chun sham-e-sozan chun zarra hairan ze mehr-e-an-mah bagashtam aaKHir

na nind nainan na ang chainan na aap aawe na bheje patiyan

Ameer Khusrau

ma.alūm thiiñ mujhe tirī majbūriyāñ magar

tere baġhair niiñd na aa.ī tamām raat

malum thin mujhe teri majburiyan magar

tere baghair nind na aai tamam raat

Unknown

ma.alūm thiiñ mujhe tirī majbūriyāñ magar

tere baġhair niiñd na aa.ī tamām raat

malum thin mujhe teri majburiyan magar

tere baghair nind na aai tamam raat

Unknown

nīndoñ meñ phir rahā huuñ use DhūñDhtā huā

shāmil jo ek ḳhvāb mire rat-jage meñ thā

nindon mein phir raha hun use DhunDhta hua

shamil jo ek KHwab mere rat-jage mein tha

Ahmad Mushtaq

nīndoñ meñ phir rahā huuñ use DhūñDhtā huā

shāmil jo ek ḳhvāb mire rat-jage meñ thā

nindon mein phir raha hun use DhunDhta hua

shamil jo ek KHwab mere rat-jage mein tha

Ahmad Mushtaq

bharī rahe abhī āñkhoñ meñ us ke naam niind

vo ḳhvāb hai to yūñhī dekhne se guzregā

bhari rahe abhi aankhon mein us ke nam ki nind

wo KHwab hai to yunhi dekhne se guzrega

Zafar Iqbal

bharī rahe abhī āñkhoñ meñ us ke naam niind

vo ḳhvāb hai to yūñhī dekhne se guzregā

bhari rahe abhi aankhon mein us ke nam ki nind

wo KHwab hai to yunhi dekhne se guzrega

Zafar Iqbal

chor hai dil meñ kuchh na kuchh yaaro

niind phir raat bhar na aa.ī aaj

chor hai dil mein kuchh na kuchh yaro

nind phir raat bhar na aai aaj

Altaf Hussain Hali

chor hai dil meñ kuchh na kuchh yaaro

niind phir raat bhar na aa.ī aaj

chor hai dil mein kuchh na kuchh yaro

nind phir raat bhar na aai aaj

Altaf Hussain Hali

niind bhī jāgtī rahī puure hue na ḳhvāb bhī

sub.h huī zamīn par raat Dhalī mazār meñ

nind bhi jagti rahi pure hue na KHwab bhi

subh hui zamin par raat Dhali mazar mein

Adil Mansuri

niind bhī jāgtī rahī puure hue na ḳhvāb bhī

sub.h huī zamīn par raat Dhalī mazār meñ

nind bhi jagti rahi pure hue na KHwab bhi

subh hui zamin par raat Dhali mazar mein

Adil Mansuri