Dil hee tau hai.. Ghalib


dil hii to hai na sang-o-Khisht dard se bhar na aaye kyuu.N
roe.nge ham hazaar baar koii hame.n sataaye kyuu.N

 [sang=stone, Khisht=brick]    



dair nahii.n haram nahii.n dar nahii.n aastaa.N nahii.n
baiThe hai.n rahaguzar pe ham Gair hame.n uThaaye kyuu.N

 [dair=temple, haram=mosque, dar=gate, aastaa.N=doorstep]

qaid-e-hayaat-o-band-e-Gam asl me.n dono.n ek hai.n
maut se pahale aadamii Gam se najaat paaye kyuu.N

[qaid-e-hayaat=prison of life; band-e-Gam=bindings/chains of sorrow; najaat=freedom/liberation] 


“Ghalib”-e-Khastaa ke baGair kaun se kaam band hai.n
roiie zaar-zaar kyaa, kiijie haaye-haaye kyuu.N

 [Khastaa=wretched/durdashaa-grast; zaar-zaar=bitterly/phuuT-phuuT kar]  


12 Responses to “Dil hee tau hai.. Ghalib”

  1. January 22, 2008 at 8:44 am

    Haan wo nahin khuda parast,jao wo bewafa sahi,
    jinko ho deeno-dil aziz unki gali main jaye kyon.

  2. January 22, 2008 at 2:13 pm

    is a beautiful ghazal and it is enhanced by neena gupta’s performance and charming presence of naseer-uddin-shah.

  3. January 23, 2008 at 1:02 am

    Ghalib kay kiye kehnay hein!!!

    ” Ragoun mein dourtey phirney kay hum nahin qaael
    Jo aankh hi sey na tapka, tou phir lahoo kya hai! “

  4. January 23, 2008 at 7:49 pm

    I hope its okay if some people simply dont understand some things. For me, its ghazals… 😀

  5. January 24, 2008 at 4:33 am

    Thanks PR3RNA, beeca, zios 🙂 for sharing your beautiful zouk with me 🙂

    Priyank, I use to hate poetry and there was a time when Urdu language in particular was quite apposite to cool for 😛 But then I fell in love with someone and the rest is history 😉

  6. January 25, 2008 at 12:40 am

    qaid-e-hayaat-o-band-e-Gam asl me.n dono.n ek hai.n
    maut se pahale aadamii Gam se najaat paaye kyuu.N

    This is just awesome!

  7. January 25, 2008 at 4:28 pm

    cant agree more Munir…

    welcome to Ronin!

  8. January 25, 2008 at 5:09 pm

    I watched the drama series on Ghalib a few months back, although it was a bit slow in place I adored it 😀

  9. July 2, 2009 at 7:31 pm

    c video about …………..saw dailogs……….

  10. July 2, 2009 at 7:37 pm

    c my new video………….

  11. July 2, 2009 at 7:44 pm

    i lyk Mirza Ghalib i have all Dramas… of mirza………Ghalib he is The best Poet i read…….


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