Iktara describes the complex but pleasant feeling when one begins to embrace affection. Aisha realizes her heart is afflicted with love and passion. Only she truly knows what she’s thinking about.
WORD- Manwa – Heart, Bawara- Afflicted with love, Sochta – Think.
Jo barsein sapne boond boond
Nainon ko moond moond -2
Kaise main chaloon dekh na sakoon
Wondering why she’s been shown dreams, when she’s both asleep and awake? When her dreams pour down like raindrops, she closes her eyes.
But how can she possibly walk along these paths? With her vision blurred, she can’t see. These roads are unfamiliar to her.
WORD- Boond - Raindrops, Moond- Close, Anjaane – Unknown.
An Iktara echoes around her. Its melody speaks to her softly.
WORD- Iktara/Ektara – A one string musical instrument which originated in India but is also used in Egypt, Pakistan and Bangladesh. During ancient times, poets and musicians carried the Iktara along, wandering across the country.
Koi main kahani
Puri kahani hai kya kise hai pata
Main to kisiki ho ke yeh bhi na jaani
Ruth hai yeh do pal ki ya rahegi sada
Kise hai pata kise hai pata
She listens to an unfamiliar story with her conscience completely lost. Lost in her maze of thoughts. Wondering if this is the complete story or not? Is there more to come?
She belonged to someone but didn’t even realize it. Will this pleasant season last for merely a couple moments or will it stay forever? Who knows? No one really knows.
WORD- Sudh Budh – Conscience, Sada- Forever, Ruth- Season.