Tag : Mirza Ghalib

Bichhda Kuch Is Ada Se Ki Rut Hi Badal Gai

The tree of Time, too, withers just like any other tree the only exception being that, the leaves that bid farewell to Its branches are our dearest companions. This withering is a certainty, what is uncertain is that no one knows when and which leaf is going to fall next… in the embrace of Death…. continue reading

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क्या ग़ालिब के शेरों में आए ये लफ़्ज़ आपको भी मुश्किल में डालते हैं?

अच्छी शायरी का मुआमला ज़रा अलग क़िस्म का होता है, इसमें लफ़्ज़ों के परे एक ऐसी दुनिया होती है कि अगर आप उस तक पहुंचने से असमर्थ रहे तो शायरी के असल आनंद से वंचित रहेंगे।

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ہر شب شبِ برات ہے ہرروز روزِ عید۔ بات جمنا کے کنارے سے گنگا کے کنارے تک پہنچتی ہے۔ بنارس بھی شعرائے دلیّ کی نغمہ سنجی میں کروٹیں لے رہا ہے گنگا جمنی تہذیب کے چراغ دل کی منڈیروں پہ رکھے جا رہے ہیں۔ کاشی کی زمین اندرپرستھ کے آسمانوں کی طرف گردش کر رہی ہے

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Urdu poetry has innumerable shers where the two lines do not seem to have any apparent connection. Only after intense thought, one does realize that the two lines have a deep-rooted correlation. Here we bring to you five such shers. Read and give them a thought.

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