Admonition To A Philosophy Stricken Sayyid
Zunnari-e-Bargsan Na Hota
If your self had not been debased and lost,
Bergson, his spell on you would not have cast.
Hai Uss Ka Tilism Sub Khayali
Hegelʹs shell is quite devoid of gem that gleams,
His talisman merely web of fancy seems.
Kis Tarah Khudi Ho La-Zamani!
Manʹs need is how this earthly life to brace,
He yearns that self may last ʹyond Time and Space.
Dastoor-e-Hayat Ki Talab Hai
To have a life steadfast is his desire,
He seeks some rules to guide his life entire.
Momin Ki Azan Nidaye Afaq
The source, that gloom dispels, spreads light around,
Is worship call at morn with clarion sound.
Aaba Mere Lati-o-Manati
I am by breed a pure and trite Somnati,
Ancestors mine were both Lati and Manati.
Meri Kaf-e-Khak Barhman Zad
You hail from Hashemite Prophetʹs race,
My origin from Brahmans I have to trace.
Poshida Hai Raisha Haye Dil Mein
Philosophy is my bodyʹs essential part,
It is rooted deep in fibers of my heart.
Iss Ki Rag Rag Se Ba-Khabar Hai
Iqbal devoid of skill and craft though be,
Through every vein of thought can fully see.
Sun Mujh Se Ye Nukta-e-Dil Afroz
The frenzy in your breast is shorn of glow,
This heart illuming point you ought to know.
Hai Falsafa Zindagi Se Doori
Intellect leads a man from God astray,
Philosophy from grasping facts keeps away.
Hain Zauq-e-Amal Ke Waste Mout
Dumb strains produced by calm and serious thought
Slay zeal for active life and achieve not aught.
Deen-e-Sirr-e-Muhammad (S.A.W.)-o-Baraheem (A.S.)
True faith and creed give strength to earthly life,
Abraham (AS) and Prophets (PBUH)ʹ Seal guide to face its strife.
“Dil Dar Sukhan-e-Muhammadi (S.A.W.) Band
Ae Por-e-Ali (R.A.) Za Bu Ali Chand!
Ali (RA)ʹs son, you are deceived by Avicennaʹs thought,
Give ears to what the Holy Prophet (PBUH) taught.
Qaid Qarshi Ba Az Bukhari”
You can not see the path you have to tread,
So choose a guide from tribe of Quraysh instead.
Persain Couplets are from Hakim Khaqani's book 'Tuhfa tul Aaraqeen'