ZAMEEN O ZAMAN TUMHARE LIYE;
MAKIN O MAKAN TUMHARE LIYE.
CHUNIN O CHUNAN TUMHARE LIYE;
BANEY DO JAHAN TUMHARE LIYE.
The earth and the age are made for thy sake; the dwellers and their abodes are made for thee
The ‘why’ and ‘how’ (knowledge) is there for thee; this world and the next are also for thee!
DAHAN MEIN ZUBAN TUMHARE LIYE;
BADAN MEIN JAN TUMHARE LIYE
HUM AYE YAHAN TUMHARE LIYE;
UTHEN BHI WAHAN TUMHARE LIYE
The tongue in our mouth is made for thee; this soul in our bodies is made for thee
We came here, were born for thy sake; we rise on that day [hereafter] for thy sake.
KALIM O NAJI, MASIH O SAFI,
KHALIL O RAZI, RASUL O NABI
ATIQ O WASI,
GHANIYY O ALI SANA KI ZUBAN TUMHARE LIYE
Musa, Nuh, Isa, Adam, Ibrahim, Ismail; all the Messengers and all the Prophets,
Abu Bakr and Úmar; Uthman and Ali all praise thee!
TUMHARI CHAMAK; TUMHARI DAMAK;
TUMHARI JHALAK TUMHARI MAHAK
ZAMIN O FALAK;
SIMAK O SAMAK MEIN SIKKA NISHAN TUMHARE LIYE
It is your light; and your radiance; it is thy sparkle and thy perfume
in the earth and in the heavens; in the stars and the skies.
[simak is constellation; samak is the roof or the sky]
YE SHAMS O QAMAR YE SHAM O SAHAR
YE BARG O SHAJAR YE BAGH O SAMAR
YE TEGH O SIPAR YE TAJ O KAMAR
YE HUKM RAWAN TUMHARE LIYE
For thee is this sun; and thine is the moon; this night and the day; the plants and the trees; the gardens and fruits
For you is the sword, for you the soldier; the crown and the power are all for thee.
YE FAYZ DIYE WO JUD KIYE
KE NAM LIYE ZAMANA JIYE
JAHAN NE LIYE TUMHARE DIYE
YE IKRAMIYAN TUMHARE LIYE
These blessings and grants; your favors abound; the world lives on by uttering your name
The world takes thy charity; and all these honors are granted for thy sake!
SAHAB E KARAM RAWANA KIYE,
KE AB NIAM ZAMANA PIYE
JO RAKHTE THE HUM WO CHAK SIYE,
YE SATR E BADAN TUMHARE LIYE
You sent the clouds of mercy for the world to drink in the water of blessings
You mended the tears in our clothes, and covered our shame, our sins for us.
ATAYE ARAB, JALAYE KARAB
FUYUZ AJAB BAGHAYR TALAB
YE RAHMAT E RABB HAI KIS KE SABAB,
BI RABB E JAHAN TUMHARE LIYE
Billions of bounties; banishing our agony; and wondrous blessings without even asking
All this mercy of the Lord is for whose sake? For thee my master, by the Lord of the Worlds!
NA JINN O BASHAR KE ATH PAHAR
MALAYIKAH DAR PE BASTA KAMAR
NA JIB’HA O SAR, KE QALB O JIGAR,
HAIN SAJDAH KUNAN TUMHARE LIYE
Not just men and jinn; but angels too throughout the day [and night] stand in your service
It is not foreheads and heads that prostrate; but our hearts that fall down in reverence for thee!
JINAN MEIN CHAMAN CHAMAN MEIN SAMAN;
SAMAN MEIN PHABAN, PHABAN MEIN DULHAN
SAZAYE MIHAN PE AYSE MINAN
YE AMN O AMAN TUMHARE LIYE
Gardens in paradise; and in those gardens are groves; and the groves are adorned and in those adornments are beautiful brides!
The fruit of labor is thus rewarded! tranquillity and peace is thus granted for thy sake!
KHALIL O NAJI MASIH O SAFI
SABHI SE KAHI KAHIN BHI BANI
YE BE KHABARI KE KHALQ PHIRI
KAHAN SE KAHAN TUMHARE LIYE
Ibrahim, Nuh; Isa and Adam; we went to all of them to help us but they couldn’t
And the entire creation is made to turn towards thee, and this glory is only for thee!
ISHARE SE CHAND CHIR DIYA ;
CHUPEY HUWEY KHUR KO PHER LIYA
GAYE HUWE DIN KO ASR KIYA;
YE TAB O TAWAN TUMHARE LIYE
You split the moon with a gesture; you brought back the sun
You restored the day back to evening after it had set; these lights and illumination are all for thee!
SABA WO CHALE KE BAGH PHALE
WO PHOOL KHILE KE DIN HON BHALE
LIWA KE TALE SANA MEIN KHULE
RAZA KI ZABAN TUMHARE LIYE
The swift breeze blows for the gardens to blossom; the flowers bloom for our days to be pleasing
and under the Standard, may Raza’s mouth open only to praise thee, my master!
NA RUHEY AMIN, NA ARSHEY BARIN
NA LOHEY MUBIN KOI BHI NAHIN
KHABAR HI NAHIN JO RAMZ KHULEY
AZAL KE NIHAN TUMHARE LIYE
ZAMINO ZAMAAN TUMHARE LIYE
AUTHOR: MAULANA, SHAH, AHMED RAZA KHAN BARELVI (RA)