Shamaa-e-Ishq (The Flame of Love)

The poem sheds light upon the travellers path to the Beloved via the route of Love. Love burns everything. Love burns the heart. Love burns the very composition, existence and physical matter of Man. Love burns logic and rational thought. Through love one reaches the Beloved, a station where knowledge and physical actions without spiritual …

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Nizaam-e-Kuhan-o-Nau (The Old and New Systems)

Nizaam-e-Kuhan-o-Nau Nizam-e-Kuhan: Poocha Logon Ney Mujh Sey ‘Ey Zaalim, Tera Naam?” Bata Deta Hoon Tujh Ko Mera Andaaz-e-Kaam! Meri Manzil-e-Muraad Hai Daulat-o-Aiwaan Qatal-o-NaInsaafi Par Hai Mera Imaan! Ye Meri Wazaarat Jis Pey Hai Jahaan Ko Naaz Kursi-o-Izzat-e-Nafs Hai Merey Dil Ka Raaz! Mujhe Hirs-o-Laalach Taht-o-Hakumat Ka! Nahin Samaan-o-Fursat Qadam-e-Musbat Ka! Azal Sey Hoon Barbaadi-e-Qaum Pey …

Shikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa

Shikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa; a series of complaints to God regarding our situation as an Ummah and the reply of God. Shikwa takes on a complacent attitude, expressing how God should be grateful to us for our servitude to Him, whereas Jawab-e-Shikwa takes on an extremely heavenly quality, reminding man that his pride in himself is …