15 Amir Khusrau Couplets Everyone Must Read Once!

Born in 1253 in Delhi Sultanate, Amir Khusrau wasn Indo-Persian poet, singer, scholar and musician. He wrote in Persian as well as Hindavi (Hindustani) and is generally credited for writing Khaliq Bari, a vocabulary in verse, which contains Hindavi, Arabic and Persian terms. He is often called the Father of Urdu literature and the Father of Qawwali.

Here are 15 Amir Khusrau couplets that you’ll love to read!

1. khusaro dariya prem ka, ultee vaakee dhaar,
jo utara so doob gaya, jo dooba so paar.

2. khusaro baajee prem kee main kheloon pee ke sang,
jeet gayee to piya more haaree pee ke sang.

3. angana to parabat bhayo, deharee bhee vides,
ja baabul ghar aapane, main chalee piya ke des.

4. saajan ye mat jaaniyo tohe bichhadat mohe ko chain,
diya jalat hai raat mein aur jiya jalat bin rain.

5. apanee chhavi banaee ke main to pee ke paas gaee,
jab chhavi dekhee peehoo kee so apanee bhool gaee.

6. khusaro paatee prem kee birala baanche koy,
ved, kuraan, pothee padhe, prem bina ka hoy.

7. santon kee ninda kare, rakhe par naaree se het,
ve nar aise jaainge, jaise ranarehee ka khet.

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8. khusaro aisee peet kar jaise hindoo joy,
poot parae kaarane jal jal koyala hoy.

9. kheer pakaee jatan se, charakha diya jalaen,
aaya kutta kha gaya, too baithee dhol baja.

10. Khusaro rain suhag ki jagi pi ke sang,
tan mero man piyo ko dou bhaye ek rang.

11. goree sove sej par, mukh par daare kes,
chal khusaro ghar aapane, saanjh bhayee chahu des.

12. rain bina jag dukhee aur dukhee chandr bin rain,
tum bin saajan main dukhee aur dukhee daras bin nainn.

13. khusaro maula ke ruthate, peer ke sarane jaay,
kahe khusaro peer ke ruthate, maula nahin hot sahaay.

14. aa saajan more nayanan mein, so palak dhaap tohe doon,
na main dekhoon aur na ko, na tohe dekhan doon.

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15. rainee chadhee rasool kee so rang maula ke haath,
jisake kapare rang die so dhan dhan vaake bhaag.

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