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Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 34

8 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: aa;N samjhaa
composed 1821; Arshi #13

{34,1}

vuh mirii chiin-e jabii;N se ;Gam-e pinhaa;N samjhaa
raaz-e maktuub bah be-rab:tii-e ((unvaa;N samjhaa

{34,2}

yak alif besh nahii;N .saiqal-e aa))iinah hanuuz
chaak kartaa huu;N mai;N jab se kih garebaa;N samjhaa

{34,3}

shar;h-e asbaab-e giriftaarii-e ;xaa:tir mat puuchh
is qadar tang hu))aa dil kih mai;N zindaa;N samjhaa

{34,4}

bad-gumaanii ne nah chaahaa use sar-garm-e ;xiraam
ru;x pah har qa:trah ((araq diidah-e ;hairaa;N samjhaa

{34,5}

((ajz se apne yih jaanaa kih vuh bad-;xuu hogaa
nab.z-e ;xas se tapish-e shu((lah-e sozaa;N samjhaa

{34,6}

safar-e ((ishq me;N kii .zu((f ne raa;hat-:talabii
har qadam saa))e ko mai;N apne shabistaa;N samjhaa

{34,7}

thaa gurezaa;N mizhah-e yaar se dil taa dam-e marg
daf((-e paikaan-e qa.zaa us qadar aasaa;N samjhaa

{34,8}

dil diyaa jaan ke kyuu;N us ko vafaadaar asad
;Gala:tii kii kih jo kaafir ko musalmaa;N samjhaa

The one unpublished verse from this ghazal:

{34,9x}

ham ne va;hshat-kadah-e bazm-e jahaa;N me;N juu;N sham((a
shulah-e ((ishq ko apnaa sar-o-saamaa;N samjhaa