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(Zarb-e-Kaleem-083) Khudi Ki Zindagi

Khudi Ki Zindagi
The Life Of Selfhood

Khudi Ho Zinda To Hai Faqr Bhi Shehanshahi
Nahin Hai Sanjar-o-Tughral Se Kam Shikoh-e-Faqeer

If the self is alive, even poverty is kingship:
The prestige of the penniless is not inferior to that of Sanjar and Tughral.

Khudi Ho Zinda To Darya-e-Be Karan Payaab
Khudi Ho Zinda To Kuhsar Parniyan-o-Hareer

If the self is alive, the endless ocean is fordable;
To a live self the stones of a mountain are soft like silken cloth.

Nahnang-e-Zinda Hai Apne Muheet Mein Azad
Nahnang-e-Murda Ko Mouj-e-Sirab Bhi Zanjeer!

A live crocodile is free when encircled by water,
While a lifeless crocodile is enchained even by the wave in a mirage.

1 comment:

  1. khudi kiya hai' reliance your own capabilities and potentialities. fully utilize them with dexterity (utmost hard work). aaraam hay haraan ,no laxity or laziness
    FAROOQ ALVI , LAHORE2.26.2016 5:47 PM

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