Meer Taqi Meer

(1723 - 1810 / Agra / India)

Meer Taqi Meer
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Syed Amanullah Meer Taqi was the only son of a Sufi saint, Meer Muttaqi. When Meer was a little child, his father looking at his face used to say which is this fire burning within your heart that is reflecting on your face. Sufis are lovers of God and so he thought that it was the fire of love for Allah. Living in a atmosphere of sufism at a very young age had profound effect on Meer. He did not have much desires for worldly things.

While on his death bed, his father instructed Meer to "Adopt the path of love. A life without love is an ordeal and losing one's heart in love is the real art. Though this path is riddled with difficulties, love is what drives the world." ... more »

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Loyal Frnd Loyalfrnd (4/23/2015 11:11:00 AM)

    Mir Taqi Mir is also one of my favourite poets because of his outstanding Love poetry!

  • Silver Star - 3,015 Points Sayeed Abubakar (10/22/2012 1:07:00 AM)

    Mir Taqi Mir is one of my favourite poets. We need the English version of his poems here. Then we will be grateful to the dear contributer.

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Best Poem of Meer Taqi Meer

Hastee Apnee Hubaab Kee See Hai

hastee apnee Hubaab kee see hai
ye numa'ish suraab kee see hai

naazukee uss ke lab kee kya kahiye
paNkhaRee ik gulaab kee see hai

baar-baar us ke dar pe jaata hooN
Haalat ab iztiraab kee see hai

maiN jo bola kaha ke ye aawaaz
usee KHaanah-KHaraab kee see hai

Meer" un neem-baaz aaNkhoN meN
saaree mastee sharaab kee see hai

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