Zarb-e-Kaleem Archive

Shikast

Shikast Defeatism Mujahidana Hararat Rahi Na Sufi Mein Bahana Be-Amali Ka Bani Sharab-e-Alasst The mystics of the present age are devoid of warriorʹs rage: The claim that they are rapt with wine of ’Last and …

Wahi

Wahi Revelation Aqal-e-Bemaya Imamat Ki Sazawar Rahbar Hi Zan-o-Takhmeen To Zaboon Kar-e-Hayat Poor intellect canʹt be fit to be your guide in life: If led by guess and doubt disruption may get rife. Fikar Be-Noor …

Namaz

Namaz Prayer Badal Ke Bhais Phir Ate Hain Har Zamane Mein Agarche Peer Hai Adam, Jawan Hai Laat-e-Manaat In different garbs and various masks the idols reappear in every age: They e’er retain their youth …

Dunya

Dunya The World Mujh Ko Bhi Nazar Ati Hai Ye Bu-Qalmooni Woh Chand, Ye Tara Hai, Woh Pathar, Ye Nageen Hai The diverse hues of world I can descry, Here stone and gem, there moon …

Hindi Islam

Hindi Islam Islam In India Hai Zinda Faqt Wahdat-e-Afkar Se Millat Wahdat Ho Fana Jis Se Woh Ilhaam Bhi Ilhaad Only identity of thought keeps the Faith thriving— Doctrine by whose means schism is brought …

Tasawwuf

Tasawwuf Mysticism Ye Hikmat-e-Malkooti, Ye Ilm-e-Lahooti Haram Ke Dard Ka Darman Nahin To Kuch Bhi Nahin If angelic art and celestial lore the ills of Muslims can not cure, Worthless they are and of no …

Afrang Zada

Afrang Zada Dazzled By Europe (1) Tera Wujood Sarapa Tajali-e-Afrang Ke Tu Wahan Ke Amarat Garon Ki Hai Tameer Your light is only Europe’s light reflected: You are four walls her architects have built, Magar …

Sufi Se

Sufi Se The Mystic Teri Nigah Mein Hai Maujazat Ki Dunya Merinigah Mein Hai Hadsaat Ki Dunya Your eyes are fixed on miracles that amaze, But world of events strange attracts my gaze. Takhiyulat Ki …

Sultani

Sultani Kingship Riyaz Manzil (Doulat Kuda-e-Sir Raas Masood) Bhopal Mein Likhe Gye Kise Khabar Ke Hazaron Maqam Rakhta Hai Woh Faqr Jis Mein Hai Be-Parda Rooh-e-Qurani The lofty states of faqr are known to few, …