Dikhai Diye Yun Ke Bekhud Kiya – Mir Taqi Mir

07 Sep


Poet Mir Taqi Mir was the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and remains arguably the foremost name in Urdu poetry often remembered as Khuda-e-sukhan (god of poetry).
Given Below is one of his exquisite works which was also recited in one of our Mehfils.

Faqiraana aaye sadaa kar chale,
Miyaan khush raho hum dua kar chale.
Mendicant like i came and part
Praying that you be blessed.
Jo tujh bin jeene ko kahte the hum,
So is ahd ko ab wafa kar chale.
Without you i will not live
Behold, this pledge i now redeem
Koi naumidana karte nigah,
so tum ham se munh bhi chippa kar chale.
An unhopeful glance i could have cast,
But you hid your face walking me past.
Bahut aarzoo thi gali ki teri,
So yaan se lahu mein naha kar chale.
To visit your street, i deeply…

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Posted by on September 7, 2016 in Uncategorized


7 responses to “Dikhai Diye Yun Ke Bekhud Kiya – Mir Taqi Mir

  1. Carolyn Page

    September 7, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Unfortunately, Trisha, the video of the poem in song was ‘unavailable’.. Such a shame; I’m sure it would have been wonderful…

    • shakilakhtar

      September 7, 2016 at 11:12 pm

      sorry about that. This blog was reblogged from Urduwalahs and here I have found this video intact:

      I do hope you will enjot it.

  2. Carolyn Page

    September 8, 2016 at 1:43 am

    Thank You, Shakil, I was mesmerized by the beauty of the melody, and the beautiful songstress.

    • shakilakhtar

      September 8, 2016 at 8:03 am

      my pleasure Carolyn. and thanks for your support.

  3. sudershana

    September 8, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    Amazing !

  4. miriyat

    April 10, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    Give your valuable suggestions for our blog, it is a single page collection of Mir’s works.

    • shakilakhtar

      April 10, 2017 at 8:09 pm

      Thank you very much for this great site. I will read the ghazals bye and bye.


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