Tughluqabad

Qubbat ul-Islam Mosque, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 98

11 verses (out of 11); rhyming elements: aab me;N
composed 1847; Arshi #110

{98,1}

Some editions treat this and the preceding ghazal, {97}, as a single long ghazal.

kal ke liye kar aaj nah ;xissat sharaab me;N
yih suu-e :zan hai saaqii-e kau;sar ke baab me;N

{98,2}

hai;N aaj kyuu;N ;zaliil kih kal tak nah thii pasand
gustaa;xii-e farishtah hamaare janaab me;N

{98,3}

jaa;N kyuu;N nikalne lagtii hai tan se dam-e samaa((
gar vuh .sadaa samaa))ii hai chang-o-rabaab me;N

{98,4}

rau me;N hai ra;xsh-e ((umr kahaa;N dekhiye thame
ne haath baag par hai nah paa hai rakaab me;N

{98,5}

utnaa hii mujh ko apnii ;haqiiqat se bu((d hai
jitnaa kih vahm-e ;Gair se huu;N pech-o-taab me;N

{98,6}

a.sl-e shuhuud-o-shaahid-o-mashhuud ek hai
;hairaa;N huu;N phir mushaahadah hai kis ;hisaab me;N

{98,7}

hai mushtamil numuud-e .suvar par vujuud-e ba;hr
yaa;N kyaa dharaa hai qa:trah-o-mauj-o-;hubaab me;N

{98,8}

sharm ik adaa-e naaz hai apne hii se sahii
hai;N kitne be-;hijaab kih yuu;N hai;N ;hijaab me;N

{98,9}

aaraa))ish-e jamaal se faari;G nahii;N hanuuz
pesh-e na:zar hai aa))inah daa))im naqaab me;N

{98,10}

hai ;Gaib-e ;Gaib jis ko samajhte hai;N ham shuhuud
hai;N ;xvaab me;N hanuuz jo jaage hai;N ;xvaab me;N

{98,11}

;Gaalib nadiim-e dost se aatii hai buu-e dost
mash;Guul-e ;haq huu;N bandagii-e buu-turaab me;N