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Diwan e Ghalib by Kuldip Salil

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Hazaaron Khwahishen Aisi {A Thousand Desires Such}

Hazaaron khwahishen aisi ke har khwahish pe dam nikle
Bohat niklay mere armaan, lekin phir bhi kam nikleDaray kyon mera qaatil? kya rahega us ki gardan par?
Voh khoon, jo chashm-e-tar se umr bhar yoon dam-ba-dam nikleDaray kyon mera qaatil? kya rahega us ki gardan par?
Vohkhoon, jochashm-e-tar seumrbharyoon dam-ba-damnikleNikalna khuld se aadam ka soonte aaye hain lekin
Bahot be-aabru hokar tere kooche se hum nikle

Bharam khul jaaye zaalim! teri qaamat ki daraazi ka
Agar is tarahe par pech-o-kham ka pech-o-kham nikle

Ghalib is the greatest Urdu poet and one of the greatest in any Indian language. He would rank perhaps among the great poets of the world.With Meer, Ghalib, Iqbal and Faiz, to name only four, the firmament of Urdu poetry is truly star-studded.Ghalib’s stature is growing with every passing decade.This is a selection of the best and most popular Ghazals from Diwan-e-Ghalib. For the convenience of readers original Ghazals have been given in Hindi as well as in Roman script. Meanings of difficult Urdu words have also been give in footnotes.

An apt gift to lovers of poetry!!

 

 

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