3/8/07

Happy Women's Day !

March 8th is the International Women's Day, so for all you wonderful women out there, these lines by 19th century Urdu poet Altaf Hussain Hali...... just for you !

Aye Maaon , behno, betiyon , duniya ki zeenat tumse hai,
Mulkon ki basti ho tumhi , Qaumon ki izzat tumse hai.

Neki ki tum tasvir ho, iffat ki tum tadbir ho,
Ho deen ki tum paasbaan, eemaan salaamat tum se hai.

Fitrat tumhari hai haya, teenat mein hai mehar-o-wafa,
Ghutti mein hai sabar-o-raza, insaan abaarat tum se hai.

( O mothers, sisters and daughters, you are our wealth and pride,
You are the nation's honor, the source of bustling life

You are the epitome of goodness, a promise of self-esteem,
Guardians of religious faith, preserver of spiritual beam.

Modesty is your native trait, you embody love and faith,
You are patience personified, humanity's charm and grace.

---- English translation by K.C. Nanda)

Happy Women's Day !!!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

YE waakehe kamal hai yakeen nahi hota.......

smn said...

Very nice quotes..... Altaf Husain Hali is also my one of my all-time favorite poets.

Keep up the good work....

A Yunus said...

Assalaamu Alaikum wa rahmathullahi wa barakathuhu sis,

Welcome to the blogging world!!

Have a great stay here!!

Rahin said...

Walaikumus salaam A Yunus :)Thank you for ur wishes !