Monday , September 28 2020

Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib 1797 – 1869 ! Delhi, India.

 

Mirza Ghalib (Urdu: مرزا غالب) was born on 27 December 1797 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. His real name was Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu: مِرزااسَدُاللہ بیگ خان). His original Takhallus (pen-name) was Asad, drawn from his given name, Asadullah Khan. At some point early in his poetic career he also decided to adopt the pen-name of Ghalib (meaning all conquering, superior, most excellent). At some places in his poetry Ghalib also used the pen name of Asad Ullah Khan He was a great Urdu poet occupying a place of pride in world literature. Also one of the most quotable poets having shers for almost all situations of life. He died on 15 February 1869 in Delhi, India.

 

skpoetry.com is the best place to read “Mirza Ghalib” poetry.

 

Muddat Hui Hai Yaar Ko Mehman Kiye Hue

Muddat hui hai yaar ko mehman kiye hue, Josh-e-qadah se bazm charaghan kiye hue. Karta hun jama phir jigar-e-lakht-lakht ko, Arsa hua hai dawat-e-mizhgan kiye hue. Phir waz-e-ehtiyat se rukne laga hai dam, Barson hue hain chaak gareban kiye hue. Phir garm-nala-ha-e-sharar-bar hai nafas, Muddat hui hai sair-e-charaghan kiye hue. …

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Aa Ki Meri Jaan Ko Qarar Nahi Hai

Aa ki meri jaan ko qarar nahi hai, Taqat-e-bedad-e-intizar nahi hai. Dete hain jannat hayat-e-dahr ke badle, Nashsha ba-andaza-e-khumar nahi hai. Girya nikale hai teri bazm se mujh ko, Haye ki rone pe ikhtiyar nahi hai. Hum se abas hai guman-e-ranjish-e-khatir, Khak mein ushshaq ki ghubar nahi hai. Dil se …

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