Top 10 couplets of Siraj Lakhnavi

āñkheñ khulīñ to jaag uThīñ hasrateñ tamām

us ko bhī kho diyā jise paayā thā ḳhvāb meñ

as my eyes did ope my yearnings did rebound

for I lost the person who in my dreams I found

aankhen khulin to jag uThin hasraten tamam

us ko bhi kho diya jise paya tha KHwab mein

as my eyes did ope my yearnings did rebound

for I lost the person who in my dreams I found

Siraj Lakhnavi

aap ke paañv ke nīche dil hai

ik zarā aap ko zahmat hogī

aap ke panw ke niche dil hai

ek zara aap ko zahmat hogi

Siraj Lakhnavi

haañ tum ko bhuul jaane koshish kareñge ham

tum se bhī ho sake to na aanā ḳhayāl meñ

han tum ko bhul jaane ki koshish karenge hum

tum se bhi ho sake to na aana KHayal mein

Siraj Lakhnavi

is soch meñ baiThe haiñ jhukā.e hue sar ham

uTThe tirī mahfil se to jā.eñge kidhar ham

is soch mein baiThe hain jhukae hue sar hum

uTThe teri mahfil se to jaenge kidhar hum

Siraj Lakhnavi

diyā hai dard to rañg-e-qubūl de aisā

jo ashk aañkh se Tapke vo dāstāñ ho jaa.e

diya hai dard to rang-e-qubul de aisa

jo ashk aankh se Tapke wo dastan ho jae

Siraj Lakhnavi

kuchh aur māñgnā mere mashrab meñ kufr hai

apnā haath de mire dast-e-savāl meñ

kuchh aur mangna mere mashrab mein kufr hai

la apna hath de mere dast-e-sawal mein

Siraj Lakhnavi

āñkhoñ par apnī rakh kar sāhil āstīñ ko

ham dil ke Dūbne par aañsū bahā rahe haiñ

aankhon par apni rakh kar sahil ki aastin ko

hum dil ke Dubne par aansu baha rahe hain

Siraj Lakhnavi

is dil meñ to ḳhizāñ havā tak nahīñ lagī

is phuul ko tabāh kiyā hai bahār ne

is dil mein to KHizan ki hawa tak nahin lagi

is phul ko tabah kiya hai bahaar ne

Siraj Lakhnavi

vo bhiiḌ hai ki DhūñDhnā terā to darkinār

ḳhud khoyā rahā huuñ hujūm-e-ḳhayāl meñ

wo bhiD hai ki DhunDhna tera to darkinar

KHud khoya ja raha hun hujum-e-KHayal mein

Siraj Lakhnavi

ḳhushā vo daur ki jab markaz-e-nigāh the ham

paḌā jo vaqt to ab koī rū-shanās nahīñ

KHusha wo daur ki jab markaz-e-nigah the hum

paDa jo waqt to ab koi ru-shanas nahin

Siraj Lakhnavi