Top 20 Maut Shayari

Even though it is bitter, death is the ultimately reality. Human beings have been constantly preoccupied with the idea of death. Sometimes, it is welcome while at others, it is scary. As such, poets in every generation have tried to unravel its reality without ever finding an answer. Some of these verses will tell you about death as an idea as well an experience.

maut bhī ilaaj ho shāyad

zindagī koī ilaaj nahīñ

for death a cure there well may be

but for this life no remedy

maut ka bhi ilaj ho shayad

zindagi ka koi ilaj nahin

for death a cure there well may be

but for this life no remedy

Firaq Gorakhpuri

kaun kahtā hai ki maut aa.ī to mar jā.ūñgā

maiñ to dariyā huuñ samundar meñ utar jā.ūñgā

kaun kahta hai ki maut aai to mar jaunga

main to dariya hun samundar mein utar jaunga

Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi

bichhḌā kuchh is adā se ki rut badal ga.ī

ik shaḳhs saare shahr ko vīrān kar gayā

bichhDa kuchh is ada se ki rut hi badal gai

ek shaKHs sare shahr ko viran kar gaya

Khalid Sharif

zamāna baḌe shauq se sun rahā thā

hamīñ so ga.e dāstāñ kahte kahte

zamana baDe shauq se sun raha tha

hamin so gae dastan kahte kahte

Saqib Lakhnavi

kam se kam maut se aisī mujhe ummīd nahīñ

zindagī ne to dhoke pe diyā hai dhoka

kam se kam maut se aisi mujhe ummid nahin

zindagi tu ne to dhoke pe diya hai dhoka

Firaq Gorakhpuri

marte haiñ aarzū meñ marne

maut aatī hai par nahīñ aatī

I die yearning as I hope for death

Death does come to me but then not quite

marte hain aarzu mein marne ki

maut aati hai par nahin aati

I die yearning as I hope for death

Death does come to me but then not quite

Mirza Ghalib

qaid-e-hayāt o band-e-ġham asl meñ donoñ ek haiñ

maut se pahle aadmī ġham se najāt paa.e kyuuñ

prison of life and sorrow's chains in truth are just the same

then relief from pain, ere death,why should man obtain

qaid-e-hayat o band-e-gham asl mein donon ek hain

maut se pahle aadmi gham se najat pae kyun

prison of life and sorrow's chains in truth are just the same

then relief from pain, ere death,why should man obtain

Mirza Ghalib

mirī zindagī to guzrī tire hijr ke sahāre

mirī maut ko bhī pyāre koī chāhiye bahāna

meri zindagi to guzri tere hijr ke sahaare

meri maut ko bhi pyare koi chahiye bahana

Jigar Moradabadi

jo log maut ko zālim qarār dete haiñ

ḳhudā milā.e unheñ zindagī ke māroñ se

jo log maut ko zalim qarar dete hain

KHuda milae unhen zindagi ke maron se

Nazeer Siddiqui

kahānī ḳhatm huī aur aisī ḳhatm huī

ki log rone lage tāliyāñ bajāte hue

kahani KHatm hui aur aisi KHatm hui

ki log rone lage taliyan bajate hue

Rehman Faris

zindagī hai apne qabze meñ na apne bas meñ maut

aadmī majbūr hai aur kis qadar majbūr hai

zindagi hai apne qabze mein na apne bas mein maut

aadmi majbur hai aur kis qadar majbur hai

Ahmed Amethwi

zindagī ik hādsa hai aur kaisā hādsa

maut se bhī ḳhatm jis silsila hotā nahīñ

zindagi ek hadsa hai aur kaisa hadsa

maut se bhi KHatm jis ka silsila hota nahin

Jigar Moradabadi

log achchhe haiñ bahut dil meñ utar jaate haiñ

ik burā.ī hai to bas ye hai ki mar jaate haiñ

log achchhe hain bahut dil mein utar jate hain

ek burai hai to bas ye hai ki mar jate hain

Rais Farogh

zindagī ik savāl hai jis javāb maut hai

maut bhī ik savāl hai jis javāb kuchh nahīñ

zindagi ek sawal hai jis ka jawab maut hai

maut bhi ek sawal hai jis ka jawab kuchh nahin

Amn Lakhnvi

ghasīTte hue ḳhud ko phiroge 'zeb' kahāñ

chalo ki ḳhaak ko de aa.eñ ye badan us

ghasiTte hue KHud ko phiroge 'zeb' kahan

chalo ki KHak ko de aaen ye badan us ka

Zeb Ghauri

chhoḌ ke māl-o-daulat saarī duniyā meñ apnī

ḳhālī haath guzar jaate haiñ kaise kaise log

chhoD ke mal-o-daulat sari duniya mein apni

KHali hath guzar jate hain kaise kaise log

Akbar Hyderabadi

kaise aa saktī hai aisī dil-nashīñ duniyā ko maut

kaun kahtā hai ki ye sab kuchh fanā ho jā.egā

kaise aa sakti hai aisi dil-nashin duniya ko maut

kaun kahta hai ki ye sab kuchh fana ho jaega

Ahmad Mushtaq

raat ḳhvāb meñ maiñ ne apnī maut dekhī thī

itne rone vāloñ meñ... tum nazar nahīñ aa.e

raat KHwab mein main ne apni maut dekhi thi

itne rone walon mein tum nazar nahin aae

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mirī namāz-e-janāza paḌhī hai ġhairoñ ne

mare the jin ke liye vo rahe vazū karte

meri namaz-e-janaza paDhi hai ghairon ne

mare the jin ke liye wo rahe wazu karte

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