Zindagi -- Urdu Couplets

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my utterances / 7 yrs ago /
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Couplets on Zindagi (Life)
 

 

 

 

Yahi hai zindagi kuch khwab chand ummiden
Inhi khilono se tum bhi bahal sako to chalo

[Nida Fazli] 
 

 

Ham bhi kyaa zindagi guzaar gaye
Dil ki baazi laga ke haar gaye

[Daag Dehlvi]


 

Zindagi yun bhi guzar hi jaati
Kyon tera raahguzar yaad aayaa

[Mirza Galib]

 


  
Ai aashiq na puuch zindagi kyaa hai
Zindagi to takhallus hai muhabbat ka
[Unknown]

[takhallus = pen-name] 
 
 
 

Zindagi tujh se ummid-e-vafa kya rakkhun
Jab mujhe chor gaye dost puraane mere
[Muzaffar Warsi]

[ummiid-e-vafaa = hope of loyalty] 
 


 
Zindagi jab bhi teri bazm mein laati hai hamein
Ye zamin chaand se behatar nazar aati hai hamein
[Shahryar] 
 

  
  
Vo aaye hain pashemaan laash par ab
Tujhe ai zindagi laaun kahaan se
[Momin Khan Momin] 

 

 
Rahega saath tera pyaar zindagi ban kar
Ye aur baat meri zindagi vafa na kare

[Qateel Shifai] 
 

  
Un ki yaad, un ki tamanna, un ka gam
Kat rahi hai zindagi aaraam se
[Shakeel Badayuni] 
 

 
Yuun zindagi guzaar raha hun tere bagair
Jaise koi gunaah kiye jaa raha huun main
[Jigar Moradabadi] 
 

  
 Zindagi yunn  hui basar tanhaa
Qaafilaa saath aur safar tanhaa
[Gulzar]

[qaafilaa = caravan] 
 

   
Maut kaa bhi ilaaj ho shaayad
Zindagi kaa koi ilaaj nahin
[Firaq Gorakhpuri]
 


 
Hamein to shaam-e-gam mein kaatni hai zindagi apni
Jahan vo hain, vahin ai chaand, le jaa roshani apni
[Unknown] 
 

 
Saans lene ko hi jiina nahin kehte hain
Zindagi thi jo tere vasl ka imkaan hota
[Yusuf Zafar]

[imkaan = possibility] 
 

 
Tamaam umr tera intazaar kar lenge
Magar ye ranj rahegaa ki zindagi kam hai
[Shahid Siddiqi] 
 

 
Vaadaa karke aur bhi aafat mein daalaa aap ne
Zindagi mushkil thi, ab marna bhi mushkil ho gaya
[Jaleel Manikpuri] 
 

 
Vo naam jis ke liye zindagi ganvai gai
Na jaane kyaa thaa, magar kuch bhala-bhala sa tha

[Mazhar Imam] 
 
 
 
Zindagi kat gai manaate huye
Ab iraadaa hai ruuth jaane kaa

[Farhat Shehzad] 
 

 

Kam se kam maut se aisi mujhe ummid nahin
Zindagi tu ne to dhoke pe diya hai dhokaa
[Firaq Gorakhpuri]

 

 
  
Vo kaun hain jinhen tauba ki mil gai fursat
Hamein gunaah karne ko bhi zindagi kam hai
[Anand Narain Mullah] 
 

 
Zindagi zindadili kaa naam hai
Murda dil kya khaak jiyaa karte hain
[Nasikh]
 

 

 

Mere khuda mujh ko thodi si zindagi dede
Udaas mere janaze se jaa rahaa hai koi
[Qamar Jalalabadi] 

 

 

   

Shaamein kisi ko maangati hain aaj bhi "Firaq"
Go zindagi mein yun mujhe koi kami nahin
[Firaq Gorakhpuri] 
 

 


Ujaale apani yaadon ke hamare saath rahne do
Na jaane kis gali mein zindagi ki shaam ho jaaye
[Bashir Badr]

 
 
 
 
 
 


shamrose / / 6 yrs ago
shamrose

good, all of them are known to me as i have wast collection.of ashars. keep on doing sas   
 yade mazi azab hai yarab.


my utterances / / 7 yrs ago
my utterances

bunty sweets
three songs that come to my mind now are 'gori ho kaali ho ya nakhre wali ho'  'sanwli saloni teri jheel si aankhe'  and 'meri chhatri ke neeche aaja'  i can compose a new song for you, drawing inspiration from these three...what say?? as for the "maili" ...surf excel hai naaa.... 
 
red strawberry
tasavvur...chalo wahi sahi..at least you liked something.  thanks.
 
arun-cw
i had heard nida fazli at a mushaira -- amazing poetry and great recitation. i like bashir badr and gopal das neeraj too. thanks.
 
 


arun-cw / / 7 yrs ago
arun-cw

hi,
 
"yahi hai zindagi kuch khwab chand ummiden
inhi khilono se tum bhi bahal sako to chalo
"
[nida fazli] 
 
very well said. so real. i am a big fan of nida fazli.
 
arun


Red Strawberry / / 7 yrs ago
Red Strawberry

good one mu,
 
liked the tassavur one much more tho !!


Speaking Trees / / 7 yrs ago
Speaking Trees

thanks for your note sweets!
ab yeah bataiye...jinki gorai (gora rang) thodi maili ho...unke liye shayaron ne kya kaha hai?
bunty.


my utterances / / 7 yrs ago
my utterances

bunty sweets
shukriya, shukriya....is nacheez ki tareef karne kaa. "dehekti dhoop" mein ghoomne walon ke liye shayar ne kaha hai:
'dhoop mein nikla na karo roop ki rani,
gora rang kala na pad jaaye'..........    
mu adds:
raat ko niklo  yaa jab barasta ho paani,
'chhatri naa khol' mu tumhare liye gaaye... 
 
 
 


Speaking Trees / / 7 yrs ago
Speaking Trees

mautarma mu,
subhan allah! bahut khoob! ishi tarah humara dil behelaya kijiye...
kabhi gaan to kabhi najm
post kiya kijiye.
dil ko aisi taravatt milti hai.... jo barf bhi na laa paye dehekte dhoop main
bunty.


my utterances / / 7 yrs ago
my utterances

adw
thanks.


Aashish I dimri / / 7 yrs ago
Aashish I dimri

 
 
mu,
 
zindagi jab bhi teri bazm mey laatey hey hamein
yeh zameen chand sey behtar nazar aati hai humey!
 
yours friendly,
ashish
 


my utterances / / 7 yrs ago
my utterances

captain nemo
that was a beautiful thought and couplet/song. thanks.  here's one for you:
 
lamhaat-e-yaad-e-yaar ko sarf-e-duaa na kar,
aate hain zindagi mein ye aalam kabhi kabhi     --- shakeel badayuni
 
[lamhaat-e-yaad-e-yaar = moments spent in remembering one's beloved]
[sarf-e-duaa = expend in prayer]
 
 
 
 



 



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