O Des Se Aane Wale Bata

O des se aane vaale bataa
kis Haal meN haiN yaaraan-i-vatan
aavaarah-i-Ghurbat ko bhii sunaa
kis rang meN hai kan’aan-i-vatan
vuh baaGh-i-vatan, firdaus-i-vatan
vuh sarv-i-vatan, raiHaan-i-vatan
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii vatan meN vaise hii
sar-mast nazaare hote haiN
kyaa ab bhii suhaanii raatoN ko
vuh chaaNd sitaare hote haiN
ham khel jo khelaa karte the
kyaa ab bhii vuh saare hote haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii pahaaRii ghaaTiyoN meN
ghanghor ghaTaa’eN guuNjtii haiN
saaHil ke ghanere peRoN meN
barkhaa kii sadaa’eN guuNjtii haiN
JhiiNgar ke taraane jaagtey haiN
moroN ki sadaa’eN gooNjtii haiN
O des se aane waale bataa
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN ke baaGhoN meN
mastaanah havaa’eN aatii haiN
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN ke parbat par
ghanghor ghaTaa’eN chhaatii haiN
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN kii barkhaa’eN
vaise hii diloN ko bhaatii haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa aam ke uuNche peRoN meN
ab bhii vuh papiihe bolte haiN
shaaKhoN ke Hariirii pardoN meN
naGhmoN ke Khazaane kholte haiN
saavan ke rasiile giitoN se
taalaab meN am-ras gholte haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii fajr-dam charvaahe
rewaR ko charaane jaate haiN
aur shaam ko dhuNdhle saayoN ke
hamraah ghar ko aate haiN
aur apnii raseelii baaNsuriyoN meN
‘ishq ke naGhme gaate haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa sham paRe galiyoN meN
dilchasp andheraa hotaa hai
aur saRkoN kii dhuNdlii sham’oN par
saayoN kaa baseraa hotaa hai
baaGhoN kii ghanerii shaaKhoN meN
kis taraH saveraa hotaa hai
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa gaa’oN meN ab bhii vaisii hii
mastii bharii raateN aatii haiN
dehaat kii kam-sin maah-vasheN
taalaab kii jaanib jaatii haiN
awr chaaNd kii saadah raushanii meN
rangiin taraane gaatii haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN vaisii hii javaaN
aur madh-bharii raateN hotii haiN
kyaa raat-bhar ab bhii giitoN kii
aur pyaar kii baateN hotii haiN
vuh Husn ke jaaduu chalte haiN
vuh ‘ishq kii ghaateN hotii haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa gaa’oN pih ab bhii saavan meN
barkhaa kii bahaareN aatii haiN
ma’suum gharoN se bhor bahe
chakkii kii sadaa’eN aatii haiN
awr yaad meN apne maike kii
bichhRii huii sakhiyaaN gaatii haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN barsaat ke din
baaGhoN meN bahaareN aatii haiN
ma’suum-o-Hasiin doshiizaa’eN
barkha ke taraane gaatii haiN
aur tiitariyoN kii taraH se raNgiiN
JhuuloN par lahraati haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN ke panghaT par
panhaariyaaN paanii bhartii haiN
aNgRaa’ii kaa naqshah ban ban kar
sab maathe pih gaagar dhartii haiN
aur apne ghar ko jaate hu’e
haNstii hu’ii chuhaleN kartii haiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii vahaaN meloN men
vahii barsaat kaa joban hotaa hai
phaile hu’e baR kii shaaKhoN meN
JhuuloN kaa nasheman hotaa hai
umDe hu’e baadal hote haiN
chhayaa hu’aa saavan hota hai
O des se aane vaale bataa
shaadaab shiguftah phooloN se
ma’muur haiN gulzaar ab, kih naheeN
baazaar maiN maalan laatii hai
phooloN ke guNdhe haar ab, kih naheeN
aur shauq se TuuTe paRte haiN
nau-’umr Khariidaar ab, kih naheeN
O des se aane vaalea bataa
kyaa pahle sii hai ma’suum abhi
vuh madrase kii shaadaab fazaa
kuchh bhuule hu’e din guzre haiN
jis meN vuh misaal-i-Khvaab fazaa
vuh khel, vuh ham-sin, vuh maidaan
vuh Khvaab-gah-i-mahtaab fazaa
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii mahakte mandir se
naaquus kii aavaaz aatii hai
kyaa ab bhii muqaddas masjid par
mastaanah azaaN tharraatii hai
aur sham ke rangiiN saayoN par
‘azmat kii jhalak chhaa jaatii hai
O des se aane vaale bataa
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii puraane khanDaroN par
tariiKh kii ‘ibrat taarii hai
Anpuurnaa ke ujRe mandir par
maayuusii-o-Hasrat taarii hai
sunsaan gharoN par chhaa’onii kii
viiraanii-o-riqqat taarii hai
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ham ko vatan ke baaGhoN kii
mastaanah fazaaeN bhuul ga’iiN
barkhaa kii bahaareN bhuul ga’iin,
saavan kii ghaTaaeN bhuul ga’iiN
daryaa ke kinaare bhuul ga’,
jangal kii havaaeN bhuul ga’iiN
O des se aane vaale bataa
kyaa ab bhii kisii ke siine meN
baaqii hai hamaarii chaah, bataa
kyaa yaad hameN bhii kartaa hai ab
yaaroN meN koii, aah, bataa
lillah bata lillah bataa lillah bataa
O des se aane vaale bataa
aaKhir meN yih Hasrat hai kih bataa
vuh Ghaarat-i-iimaaN kaisii hai
bachpan meN jo ‘aafat Dhaatii thii
vuh ‘aafat-i-dauraaN kaisii hai
ham donoN the jis ke parvaane
vuh sham’-i-shabistaaN kaisii hai
O des se aane vaale bataa
MarjaanaaN thaa jis kaa naam bataa
vuh Ghunchah-dahan kis Haal meN hai
jis par the fidaa tiflaan-i-vatan
vuh jaan-i-vatan kis Haal meN hai
vuh sarv-i-chaman, vuh rashk-i-vatan
vuh siim-badan kis Haal meN hai
O des se aane vaale bataa
ab naam-i-Khudaa ho gii vuh javaaN
maike meN hai yaa susraal ga’ii
doshiizah hai, yaa ‘aafat meN use
kam-baKht javaanii Daal ga’ii
ghar par hii rahii yaa ghar se ga’ii
Khush-Haal rahii, Khush-Haal ga’ii
O des se aane vaale bataa Lillah bata,

Lillah bata, Lillah bata, Lillah bata

Akhtar Sherani

 

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6 Comments

  1. Buhat Khoob! Is nazm ke kuch bund bachpan mein school mein padhey thay. Purani yadein taza ho gayein. Ankhein bher aayein.Allah aap ko khush rakhey. is nazm ko mein nay urdu mein copy ker liya hai.
    Ek guzarish hai. Aysi hi ek nazm JOSH Malihabadi (shayad) Sahib ki hai.
    Ek misra hai :
    Thaki jamna ko jab ganga kalejey se lagati hai
    mujhe besakhta apni jawani yad aati hai
    Please ise talash karein aur post karein, Agar aapko maloom ho ke kis majmoo-e-kalam mein hai to woh likhein. Jawab ka intezar rahega.

  2. is poem k chand band school dour mn parhy thy… aur abi tak is k sehr say nai nikla.. life time sehr hy… but kia ye ghazal Faiz Ahmad Faiz ki he hy… jab president ayoub khan k dour mn usy jila watan kia gia tha,, aur usny russia say likhi thee,,,kuch aur poets k naam b aty hn is ghazal k sath google pay..please guide…

  3. aur agar ye complete poem urdu mn pari hy net pay to please us silsily mn b rehnumaai kar dn>>

  4. can u please get to us Akhtar Sherani’s famous poem on ‘Salma’. I could not find it any where on internet as yet.

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