Top 10 couplets of Qabil Ajmeri

Qabil Ajmeri was born on August 27, 1931, as Abdul Rahim in Churli, a town located near Ajmer, Rajastan. He received his early education in Ajmer. Qabil was orphaned at age seven; his father died of tuberculosis, and his mother died shortly afterwards. In January 1948, Ajmeri migrated to Pakistan with his brother without any provisions. They then settled in Hyderabad, Sindh. Ajmeri began writing poetry at an early age, and became famous in his locality for his poetry by age 14. In Pakistan, he became popular at mushairas and was recognized as a senior Urdu poet by the age of 21. Ajmeri wrote both ghazals and nazms. He published compilations of Urdu poetry and a volume on philosophy, named the "Deeda-e-Bedaar". Ajmeri was admitted to several hospitals, and in 1960, he was sent to a Quetta sanatorium, where he met Nargis Susan, a nurse who was impressed with his poetry and who later converted to Islam. Afterwards, they married and had one son. Ajmeri died of tuberculosis in Hyderabad on October 3, 1962.

rāsta hai ki kaTtā jaatā hai

fāsla hai ki kam nahīñ hotā

rasta hai ki kaTta jata hai

fasla hai ki kam nahin hota

Qabil Ajmeri

vaqt kartā hai parvarish barsoñ

hādisa ek dam nahīñ hotā

waqt karta hai parwarish barson

hadisa ek dam nahin hota

Qabil Ajmeri

rañg-e-mahfil chāhtā hai ik mukammal inqalāb

chand sham.oñ ke bhaḌakne se sahar hotī nahīñ

rang-e-mahfil chahta hai ek mukammal inqalab

chand shamon ke bhaDakne se sahar hoti nahin

Qabil Ajmeri

tum na maano magar haqīqat hai

ishq insān zarūrat hai

tum na mano magar haqiqat hai

ishq insan ki zarurat hai

Qabil Ajmeri

zamāna dost hai kis kis ko yaad rakkhoge

ḳhudā kare ki tumheñ mujh se dushmanī ho jaa.e

zamana dost hai kis kis ko yaad rakkhoge

KHuda kare ki tumhein mujh se dushmani ho jae

Qabil Ajmeri

ab ye aalam hai ki ġham bhī ḳhabar hotī nahīñ

ashk bah jaate haiñ lekin aañkh tar hotī nahīñ

ab ye aalam hai ki gham ki bhi KHabar hoti nahin

ashk bah jate hain lekin aankh tar hoti nahin

Qabil Ajmeri

bahut kaam lene haiñ dard-e-jigar se

kahīñ zindagī ko qarār aa na jaa.e

bahut kaam lene hain dard-e-jigar se

kahin zindagi ko qarar aa na jae

Qabil Ajmeri

tazād-e-jazbāt meñ ye nāzuk maqām aayā to kyā karoge

maiñ ro rahā huuñ tum hañs rahe ho maiñ muskurāyā to kyā karoge

tazad-e-jazbaat mein ye nazuk maqam aaya to kya karoge

main ro raha hun tum hans rahe ho main muskuraya to kya karoge

Qabil Ajmeri

ham ne us ke lab o ruḳhsār ko chhū kar dekhā

hausle aag ko gulzār banā dete haiñ

hum ne us ke lab o ruKHsar ko chhu kar dekha

hausle aag ko gulzar bana dete hain

Qabil Ajmeri

ġham-e-jahāñ ke taqāze shadīd haiñ varna

junūn-e-kūcha-e-dildār ham bhī rakhte haiñ

gham-e-jahan ke taqaze shadid hain warna

junun-e-kucha-e-dildar hum bhi rakhte hain

Qabil Ajmeri