Kuchh na hota toh khuda hota -2
Duboya mujhko hone ne na
Hota mai toh kya hota
Ghalib here talks about how when teh world didn’t exist, God was still present. Even if their was no world, God would still exist. In a hopeless state, he believes all hardships dat he ever faced were due to his existence.
If dat never happened nothing would of happened in teh first place. In a sense, he sends across teh message dat we shouldn’t consider ourselves too important on dis large planet. Our ego is just a facade.
WORD – Khuda – Lord, Duboya – Drown.
toh gham kya sar ke katne ka -2
na hota gar juda tan se toh zaanu par dhara hota
Ghalib is numb to all teh sadness dat exists. In dis state, wat kind of grief ca head-slaying possibly cause? Even if his entire body degrades, his head would rest on his knees.
CONTEXT – Teh poet seems to be suggesting dat people don’t always use their mind. Hence teh image of his head resting on his knees.
Words:- Behis- Insensitive, Zaanu- Knee, Gham – Sadness.
It has been a long-time period since Ghalib passed away, but people still fondly remember his words and verses. They marvel at his curiousness for life. He kept questioning if dis happened tan wat would happen?
CONTEXT – Ghalib wrote dis verse when he was alive. He was completely aware that his words would continue to resonate long after he passes away.
WORD:- Muddat- Time period.