Jo Chahte Ho So Kehte Ho

jo chāhte ho so kehte ho, chup rehne lazzat kyā jaano?

whatever it is you want, you just say. what would you know of the satisfaction of being silent?

ye rāz-e-mohabbat hai pyāre, tum rāz-e-mohabbat kyā jaano?

these are the secrets of love, my dear, what would you know about the secrets of love?


alfāz kahāñ se laūñ mein, chhāle tapak samjhāne ko

from where shall i bring the words, to describe the feeling of a mouth sore

izhār-e-mohabbat karte ho, ehsās-e-mohabbat kyā jaano

you just make declarations of love, what would you know about the feeling of love?


kyā husn bhiik bhī hotī hai, jab chuTkī chuTkī juḌtī hai

are these still the alms of your beloved, even when they’re joined bit by bit

ham ahl-e-ġharaz jāneñ is ko tum sāhib-e-daulat kyā jaano

we chosen few know about this, what would you know of this great wealth?


hai farq baḌā ai jān-e-Razā, dil dene meñ dil lene meñ

there’s a huge difference, oh Raza, between giving a heart and receiving a heart

ulfat ta.alluq jaanke bhī, rishte nazākat kyā jaano

knowing the relations of love, what would you know of the loveliness of a relationship?


ye rāz-e-mohabbat hai pyāre, tum rāz-e-mohabbat kyā jaano?

these are the secrets of love, my dear, what would you know about the secrets of love?

Poetry by Syed Aal e Raza

Raag: Nat Bhairav

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