Andaz-e-Byan Gharche Bohat Shaukh Nahin Hai

Andaz-e-Byan Gharche Bohat Shaukh Nahin Hai

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Andaz-e-Byan Gharche Bohat Shaukh Nahin Hai
Shaid Ke Utar Jaye Tere Dil Mein Meri Baat

Though I have little of rhetorician’s art,
Maybe these words will sink into your heart.

Ya Wusaat-e-Aflak Mein Takbeer-e-Musalsal
Ya Khak Ke Aghosh Mein Tasbeeh-o-Munajat

A quenchless crying on God through the boundless sky,
A dusty rosary, earth‐bound litany.

Woh Mazhab-e-Mardan-e-Khud Agah-o-Khuda Mast
Ye Mazhab-e-Mullah-o-Jamadat-o-Nabataat

So worship men self‐knowing, drunk with God,
So worship priest, dead stone, and mindless clod.

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