Ye Karbala Hai Nazr-E-Bala Hum Hue Ki Tum

ye karbalā hai nazr-e-balā ham hue ki tum

nāmūs-e-qāfila pe fidā ham hue ki tum

kyuuñ dajla-o-furāt ke da.ave ki nahr par

tishna-dahan shahīd-e-jafā ham hue ki tum

maanā ki sab ajal ke muqābil the sar-ba-kaf

lekin shikār-e-tīr-e-qazā ham hue ki tum

tum bhī fareb-ḳhurda sahī par ba-sad-ḳhulūs

maqtūl-e-makr-o-said-e-daġhā ham hue ki tum

tum shāḳh-e-gul se uḌ ke ga.e shāḳh-e-gul kī samt

apne nashemanoñ se judā ham hue ki tum

ustād sabr-o-nukta-shanās-e-razā the tum

lekin katīl-e-sabr-o-razā ham hue ki tum

sau baar rāste meñ luTā hai jo kārvāñ

us kārvāñ ke rāh-numā ham hue ki tum

paikān-e-neza-o-rasan-o-dār hai gavāh

sar de ke sar-buland-e-vafā ham hue ki tum

paimān-e-shauq kis ne nibāhā qadam qadam

aur haqq-e-āshiqī se adā ham hue ki tum

tum bhī nisār-e-dost the ham bhī nisār-e-dost

ḳhud faisla karo ki fidā ham hue ki tum

tum bhī julūs-e-mausam-e-gul meñ the pesh pesh

āvāra misl-e-bād-e-sabā ham hue ki tum

tum laakh ham-safar the par insāf to karo

yaaro halāk-e-laġhzish-e-pā ham hue ki tum

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