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Naji Shakir

1690 - 1744 | Delhi, India

One of the earliest poets at Delhi who laid the foundations of Urdu poetry. He witnessed the destruction Delhi during Nadir Shah's invasion.

One of the earliest poets at Delhi who laid the foundations of Urdu poetry. He witnessed the destruction Delhi during Nadir Shah's invasion.

Ghazal 10

Sher 5

na sair-e-bāġh na milnā na mīThī bāteñ haiñ

ye din bahār ke ai jaan muft jaate haiñ

na sair-e-bagh na milna na miThi baaten hain

ye din bahaar ke ai jaan muft jate hain

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us ke ruḳhsār dekh jiitā huuñ

aarzī merī zindagānī hai

us ke ruKHsar dekh jita hun

aarzi meri zindagani hai

zulf kyuuñ kholte ho din ko sanam

mukh dikhāyā hai to na raat karo

zulf kyun kholte ho din ko sanam

mukh dikhaya hai to na raat karo

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Audios 7

dekh mohan tirii kamar kii taraf

dekhii bahaar ham ne kal zor mai-kade me.n

dil kaa khoj na paayaa hargiz dekhaa khol jo qabro.n ko

Recitation

aah ko chahiye ek umr asar hote tak SHAMSUR RAHMAN FARUQI

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