Tughluqabad

Red Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 186

5 verses (out of 8); rhyming elements: uu kii
composed after 1816; Arshi #193

{186,1}

jis za;xm kii ho saktii ho tadbiir rafuu kii
likh diijiyo yaa rab use qismat me;N ((aduu kii

{186,2}

achchhaa hai sar-angusht-e ;hinaa))ii kaa ta.savvur
dil me;N na:zar aatii to hai ik buu;Nd lahuu kii

{186,3}

kyuu;N ;Darte ho ((ushshaaq kii be-;hau.slagii se
yaa;N to ko))ii suntaa nahii;N faryaad kisuu kii

{186,4}

This is the first verse of a two-verse verse-set. Some editions reverse the order of this and the following verse.

.sad ;haif vuh naa-kaam kih ik ((umr se ;Gaalib
;hasrat me;N rahe ek but-e ((arbadah-juu kii

{186,5}

This is the second and final verse of a two-verse verse-set. Some editions reverse the order of this and the preceding verse.

dashne ne kabhii mu;Nh nah lagaayaa ho jigar ko
;xanjar ne kabhii baat nah puuchhii ho guluu kii

Another verse from this ghazal:

{186,6x}

go zindagii-e zaahid-e be-chaarah ((aba;s hai
itnaa hai kih rahtii to hai tadbiir vu.zuu kii