Bang-e-Dara (Part 1) Archive

Payam-e-Subah – The Message Of Dawn

Ujala Jab Huwa Rukhsat Jabeen-e-Shab Ki Afshan Ka Naseem-e-Zindagi Pegham Layi Subah-e-Khandan Ka When the sparkling of the night’s forehead’s decoration disappeared The zephyr of life with the news of the happy morning appeared Jagaya …

Mah-e-Nau – The New Moon

Toot Kar Khursheed Ki Kashti Huwi Gharqab-e-Neel Aik Tukra Tairta Phirta Hai Rooye Aab-e-Neel The day’s bright launch has floundered in the whirlpool of the Nile, On the river’s face one fragment floats eddyingly awhile; …

Dard-e-Ishq – Pathos Of Love

Ae Dard-e-Ishq! Hai Guhr-e-Abdar Tu Na-Mehramon Mein Dekh Na Ho Ashkara Tu! O Pathos of Love! You are a glossy pearl Beware, you should not appear among strangers Pinhan Teh-e-Niqab Teri Jalwagah Hai Zahir Parast …

Aftab-e-Subah – The Morning Sun

Shourish-e-Maikhana-e-Insan Se Baalatar Hai Tu Zeenat-e-Bazm-e-Falak Ho Jis Se Woh Saghir Hai Tu Far from the ignoble strife of Man’s tavern you are The wine‐cup adorning the sky’s assemblage you are Ho Dar-e-Gosh-e-Uroos-e-Subah Woh Gohar …

Shama – The Candle

Bazm-e-Jahan Mein Main Bhi Hun Ae Shama! Dardmand Faryad Dar Gira Sift-e-Dana-e-Sapand O Candle! I am also an afflicted person in the world assembly Constant complaint is my lot in the manner of the rue …

Aftab – The Sun

The Sun (Translated from Gautier) Ae Aftab! Rooh-o-Rawan-e-Jahan Hai Tu Shiraza Band-e-Daftar-e-Kaun-o-Makan Hai Tu O Sun! The world’s essence and motivator you are The organizer of the book of the world you are Baees Hai …