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“Aage bhi jaane naa tu, peechhe bhi jaane naa tu Jo bhi hai, bas yahi ik pal hai …Jeenevaale soch le, yahi waqt hai kar le poori aarzoo” – Sahir Ludhianvi [You know not what lies ahead, you do not know that which is behind you If anything, this is the singular moment … Think …

Satisfaction

“Bahut diyaa dene waale ne tujhko Aanchal hi naa samaaye toh kyaa kije Beet gaye jaise yeh din rainaa Baaki bhi kat jaaye duaa kije” – Shankardas Kesarilal “Shailendra” [Providence has provided you bounties aplenty (so much) as to not be contained in your cloak, what might you do just as these days and nights …

The heart searches … dil dhoondtaa hai

“Ji dhoondta hai phir wohi fursat ke raat din Baithe rahen tassavur-e-jaanaa kiye huye…” – Mirza Assadullah Khan “Ghalib” “Dil dhoondta hai phir wohi fursat ke raat din Baithe rahen tassavur-e-jaanaa kiye huye ….Barfeeli sardiyon mein, kisi bhi pahaad par Waadee mein goonjti hui, khaamoshiyaan sunen Aankhon mein bheege bheege se, lamhe liye huye…” – …

Acceptance

“Koee ummeed bar naheen aatee, koee soorat nazar naheen aatee Maut ka ek din mu'ayyan hai, neend kyoon raat bhar naheen aatee?” - Mirza Assadullah Beg Khan “Ghalib” [There is no hope that comes to mind, nor is (there) any avenue in sight When for death a day has been (pre)ordained, (then) why does sleep …