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Akbar Allahabadi

1846 - 1921 | Allahabad, India

The greatest Urdu poet of humour and satire who was a Sessions judge at Allahabad.

The greatest Urdu poet of humour and satire who was a Sessions judge at Allahabad.

Ghazal

aa.nkhe.n mujhe talvo.n se vo malne nahii.n dete

dil miraa jis se bahaltaa ko.ii aisaa na milaa

duniyaa me.n huu.n duniyaa kaa talabgaar nahii.n huu.n

havaa-e-shab bhii hai ambar-afshaa.n uruuj bhii hai mah-e-mubii.n kaa

KHatm kiyaa sabaa ne raqs gul pe nisaar ho chukii

na ruuh-e-maz.hab na qalb-e-aarif na shaa.iraana zabaan baaqii

phir ga.ii aap kii do din me.n tabii.at kaisii

saa.ns lete hu.e bhii Dartaa huu.n

sheKH ne naaquus ke sur me.n jo KHud hii taan lii

vo havaa na rahii vo chaman na rahaa vo galii na rahii vo hasii.n na rahe

vo havaa na rahii vo chaman na rahaa vo galii na rahii vo hasii.n na rahe

bahut rahaa hai kabhii lutf-e-yaar ham par bhii

charKH se kuchh umiid thii hii nahii.n

Gamza nahii.n hotaa ki ishaaraa nahii.n hotaa

jahaa.n me.n haal miraa is qadar zabuun hu.aa

jo tumhaare lab-e-jaa.n-baKHsh kaa shaidaa hogaa

KHushii kyaa ho jo merii baat vo but maan jaataa hai

kyaa jaaniye sayyad the haq aagaah kahaa.n tak

na bahte ashk to taasiir me.n sivaa hote

sadiyo.n philosophy kii chunaa.n aur chunii.n rahii

Nazm

na.ii tahziib

Recitation

aah ko chahiye ek umr asar hote tak SHAMSUR RAHMAN FARUQI

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