• Sunna-some is greater Sufism

    Sunna-some is greater Sufism

    In the age of mega indulgence, adoption of Prophetic etiquettes is both the shortest, and sweetest, way to attain higher spiritual progress.
  • Love-Lap Holier than Martyr-field

    Love-Lap Holier than Martyr-field

    Lap of Love is holier than Martyr-field or prayer-mat, or so claims Jaihoon
  • Spring the First

    Spring the First

    As the kite for the wind and farmers for the monsoon, the Heart waits for the holy month of Rabiul Awwal to celebrate.
  • Unyoked

    Unyoked

    In order to save the heart from death-blood, it is inevitable to unyoke from the comfort-shell of kinship and get soaked in tears of Beloved's longing.
  • Utterly. Insanely.

    Utterly. Insanely.

    Jaihoon's word of caution to mystic lovers not to consume their drink all at once
  • Liberating the Love-Lava

    Liberating the Love-Lava

    Incomplete, incompetent am I / Save my pain have I no gift any.
  • And Beyond

    And Beyond

    Ya Rasoolullah ! You are all that I can humanly describe / And beyond
  • Anchor your Ship in my Tears’ River

    Anchor your Ship in my Tears’ River

    And then will you plead / Like never before / Beads of Tears n words will you join / Like never before
  • Miraj: The Glory is in the Descend, not Ascend

    Miraj: The Glory is in the Descend, not Ascend

    HE summoned the Orphan of Arabia / And placed the cosmos under his feet / Were it any Lover than He, the High / Meem be not let to return …
  • The Rhyme & Chime of Rain

    The Rhyme & Chime of Rain

    Love LOLs / Fantasy flutters / Passion pricks / Dream delights
  • re:CALL

    re:CALL

    We the old-fashioned are used/To see your verses of HIM-fused/We are but a folk so few/Yet are your best friends true
  • Until…

    Until…

    A poem written en route from Alexandria, Egypt , after visiting tomb of Imam Busiri
  • The Scent of Civilization

    The Scent of Civilization

    From the womb of Time came a cry- It seemed the decree was to be now or never The cry reached upto the sky and beyond Stars and meteorites wondered …
  • Not a scar on Beloved’s House

    Not a scar on Beloved’s House

    ... Even as HE let His House be destroyed Swore He to have His Beloved’s preserved Neither Tyrants nor Imposters can dare To stain His Beloved’s House even by a …
  • Curiosity in Love is Forgiven

    Curiosity in Love is Forgiven

    How could I then ask? How could I not ask? To ask or not ask- Was the question to my self I asked! As I fell asleep in the bed …
  • HIS Abode, My SourceCode

    HIS Abode, My SourceCode

    I’m a lifeless rock HIS Rain causes it to break And then the Spring of Love flows The Breeze of Poetry in me blows
  • The Merciful Tyrant

    The Merciful Tyrant

    I feel safer in the prison of your fear Scared I’m of freedom of my own desires Restrain me with your Love Set me not free to perish... gearing up …
  • Destination Madina of My Poetic Buraq

    Destination Madina of My Poetic Buraq

    My pen can write about Mim alone Any else, its face shall away frown I’ll be abased if I attempt to praise any other My Poetic Buraq obeys not if …
  • How could then his Lord NOT exist?

    How could then his Lord NOT exist?

    It is inevitable for Allah to exist as no one else could create a magnificent creation like the Holy Prophet
  • Love: The Key & Plea to GOD

    Love: The Key & Plea to GOD

    “A Seeker needs no boat or bridge Time and Space cannot him hedge Time may get old, but- A seeker only gets bold Love is his key To God his …
  • The Eternal Connection

    The Eternal Connection

    Neither cables nor batteries Neither light nor aiwaves Even in my dead sleep YOU are a call away
  • The Carnival of my Solitary Market

    The Carnival of my Solitary Market

    Your love, the tag on my soul Your desire, the weapon in my battle Be it on earth or paradise, For sure, I shall not be driven away
  • The Old Lady Merchant who Purchased Paradise

    The Old Lady Merchant who Purchased Paradise

    The pebbles under her feet worth more Than the pearls on paradise’ shore With love and wealth for his beloved The old lady Merchant bought the paradise A tribute to …
  • For The First Time

    For The First Time

    Majnun kept his senses aside When he saw Leila for the first time The sky began to cry with excitement When Moon appeared for the first time Alas! The first …
  • Justify my Worship

    Justify my Worship

    We have continued to worship the Lord from our early days. However, the personal reason for doing so is often not discussed
  • Yes, in Muhammad is my belief

    Yes, in Muhammad is my belief

    The only proof for our belief in the hereafter is that they were told by the Trustworthy Prophet.
  • LORD’s the Limit of Man

    LORD’s the Limit of Man

    Humanity is in constant search for the ultimate to quench his unending thirst for the Perfect. Each invention of Man has made him feel superior. Landing on the moon or …
  • Mim: My Weapon, My Slogan, My Revolution

    Mim: My Weapon, My Slogan, My Revolution

    Your love is my weapon My slogan, my revolution I have exhausted my words My throat is dry in your praise But to tell my love Have I no other …
  • Who then is your true ally?

    You lived with her for decades six or more You shall lie beneath me for 100s of years Who then is your true ally? I or she – Realize, be …
  • A Reason to Love

    A Reason to Love

    You do have a reason For my love and liaison Yet she is for me the dearest With every good is she fairest
  • The Mirror for Truth

    The Mirror for Truth

    Mustafa is the Majestic Mirror / Where Truth reflects sans any error / He bears witness / For Truth’s essence / It could only be Truth / If flows from …
  • Freedom is the oxygen of the Intellectual

    Freedom is the oxygen of the Intellectual

    This article is in response to a Twitter discussion, on public intellectuals in the gulf, triggered by the writer’s comment, I thought “public intellectuals" in the Gulf was an oxymoron!
  • The Lighthouse of my Reason

    The Lighthouse of my Reason

    It is from ‘You’ / My ‘I’ springs its existence / It is your Light / Locked in the vault of my being...
  • Bless not, if You are not

    Bless not, if You are not

    The slave is not comfortable with the blessings if they are diverting his heart from the Giver
  • KNOW Thy Beloved

    KNOW Thy Beloved

    Know thy Beloved/‘Tis what I say/To Love thy Beloved/Every single day... says Abu Bakr asSiddiq in a dream
  • The Song of Broken Strings

    The Song of Broken Strings

    Without love’s token, Heart’s strings broken / How can a I song compose- This pain where to emboss?
  • My Logic Prostrated Before His Love

    My Logic Prostrated Before His Love

    O yes, not for once have i seen him/O yes, yet he is not stranger to me/I love him since the day I had a soul/From mother's womb to even …
  • Forgive me, only You can!

    Forgive me, only You can!

    Sinned Stained Shamed O my Allah! Forgive only You can Deeds of such mine
  • A candle to kindle

    A candle to kindle

    Alas! No matter how severe is the winter/Your friend will say, 'spring will one day enter'/A true friend is a Him-sent candle/For hope in His Mercy to kindle
  • To HIM Begin Your Walk

    To HIM Begin Your Walk

    Your self is centered to its own/You see His Love too in ways mean/ The King of kings is so Holy/His Love as sacred as His Glory/He remembers you and …
  • Why should I hide my love?

    Why should I hide my love?

    O leader/My savior/O lover/Of humanity entire/Ever since I have loved you/Reason and passion are my slaves
  • Pain becomes shy when you are nigh

    Pain becomes shy when you are nigh

    When I chant your love/The skies cry in joy/When I greet your love/Thunder roars with pride/When I sing your love/Trees dance with ecstasy/You are the celebration of nature/You are the …
  • I am late, Your Mercy so early

    I am late, Your Mercy so early

    I am all evil/You are nothing but good/ I am always forgetful/You never abandoned me
  • That Night Ended Medinized

    That Night Ended Medinized

    True love is synonymous with Divine love. A lover craves for acceptance from his beloved for all his aspirations in life
  • Your Name is Enough

    Your Name is Enough

    When hungry for love/When none to love/I look for a beloved/ Your name is enough
  • Mim is My Beloved, his name is My Business

    Mim is My Beloved, his name is My Business

    Allah has taken upon Himself to protect and spread the name & praise of His Beloved.
  • My Beloved, Name his is Muhammad

    My Beloved, Name his is Muhammad

    A garden if / Is this cosmos / His soul / A fragrant breeze / His full Praise / I alone capable / Everything in him / Is so lovable
  • The Destined Love

    The Destined Love

    Your love alone in me grows / My heart no other crop knows/ You are the mirror to see my face/Spoilt by the marks of the tech race
  • His Nearness, our Paradise

    His Nearness, our Paradise

    In her intense love for Allah, she was more interested in meeting Him after death than entering paradise or escaping hell.
  • Spring has not arrived since then

    Spring has not arrived since then

    O Tasbih! Spring has not arrived since then / The moment you vanished when...
  • God Exists…What about Man?

    God Exists…What about Man?

    Based on the question of existence of God and explained in a note of Allama Iqbal found in the collection Stray Reflections
  • I have come upto you

    I have come upto you

    A poem in Masjid Al Nabawi to gift the Holy Prophet. It was later recited while saying salaam at Rawdha.
  • O Nizamuddin! Like you had I been!

    O Nizamuddin! Like you had I been!

    How can you buy light in the market of darkness? A rose is planted in the garden, not a land barren
  • His city, the hive of joy

    His city, the hive of joy

    I am fashioned by hand of man Beautified is he by Ar-rahman O Jaihoon! His city is the hive of joy Tears there as sweet as honey
  • The Secret of 6-Days Creation

    The Secret of 6-Days Creation

    This poem is inspired from a talk with an elederly friend, known since many years, whom the poet met in Madina in March 2009, the city of Prophet (sallallahu alaihi …
  • Your Love is my Nature

    Your Love is my Nature

    Lack of actions/Weak on heart-/I know I tell a lie/When I say you I love/Yet I rather commit that sin/Than to hide my love
  • One Madina’s Lover enough to Charm Houris 70 or more

    One Madina’s Lover enough to Charm Houris 70 or more

    My heart lost/In state Medinized/Mustafa’s love/Had my soul amazed
  • Love… all my love!

    Love… all my love!

    A poem inspired while greeting salaam at Rawdha Shareef after fajr. My heart’s power are you!/My soul’s energy are you!Take me if you by your side/World shall seek me from …
  • Rein of the Merciful Sultan

    Rein of the Merciful Sultan

    God made you the merciful sultan/Entire world for your compassionate reign/All the sweet words I write
  • O Love of all my love!

    O Love of all my love!

    But O love of all my love/Of what use/My entire life/Your face I haven’t seen if
  • About Madina I am crazy !

    About Madina I am crazy !

    When rises the Sun of Madina/In my heart,/At once sets/The glory of my intellect's fort.
  • A crazy poet bred on the sands of Madina

    A crazy poet bred on the sands of Madina

    I am after all a son of Adam / Distraction runs in my vein!/ This silly world keeps me busy/ And I am carried away from your love
  • I thought of you

    I thought of you

    I thought of you / Finally decided / To think of you / Till I can think no more... An ode to the Beloved
  • A Silent wail for Heavenly Love

    A Silent wail for Heavenly Love

    The goal of this system is to make man spend / It sweet-coats the debts seducing others to lend
  • I saw a light

    I saw a light

    The light continued to shine/As if like a pearl from a goldmine/ I thought about the Noorun-ala-Noor...
  • A barter deal with God

    A barter deal with God

    One night in prayer a man cried to God / Ya Rabb! You are the most just / To trade with Your Mercy is best
  • Love is an Ocean Deep

    Love is an Ocean Deep

    Love is an ocean deep / The more you dive- / The more treasures you heap / So much that you may return not alive
  • O Who Is Never Fed up!

    O Who Is Never Fed up!

    O Sweet Rabb! O Who is never fed up Who with mercy my crimes wrap To you belongs my yearning tears- You are the cause of all my cheers!
  • I believe in the mirror of love

    I believe in the mirror of love

    As I completed writing this poem, my friend who was on Umra called me with exctement from Madina. Subhanallah. May Allah accept.
  • Another paradise for the lovers

    Another paradise for the lovers

    Love me as much Love me as such As if Lord has set aside Another paradise for the loved
  • His Mercy

    His Mercy

    O son! In your life you saw The love mothers show Imagine the mercy of Ar-Rahman Which is closer to us times more
  • Mim, the teacher of all

    Mim, the teacher of all

    He is the teacher on earth and skies From him learned the world that it exists Were it not for his grace I would not see my soul’s face Moments …
  • Madina : Motherland of Love

    Madina : Motherland of Love

    The ones we remember in the most joyful and painful times are those who are the most dearest to us. The Holy Prophet remembered his Ummay in both these occasions, …
  • Unfound

    Unfound

    My life a feast of pain For onlookers seem vapid joy I alone hear my silent moan Love a crime in this lustful nation
  • I have heard much about YOUR  MERCY!

    I have heard much about YOUR MERCY!

    I have heard much That YOUR MERCY is such... No matter how many times My word I breach, A believer's heart YOU will never ditch
  • The angels belittled me: ‘Oh a man he is!’

    The angels belittled me: ‘Oh a man he is!’

    Always failing in His duty Oh. A man he is! Never losing hope in His Mercy Oh. A man he is! His prayers were diverse! Always failing in His duty …
  • Like a Tasbih

    Like a Tasbih

    In the merciless world of zeroes and ones She is a gentle glowworm full of light.
  • A Prayer!

    A Prayer!

    You have answered me, Even before I have called upon you ! Of what harm are the thorns in the path, Your help keeps me safe as a flower !
  • In the bazaar of Love . . .

    In the bazaar of Love . . .

    In search of a drop, I found an ocean! Looking for an angel, I was blessed with a human, Alive, with a heart.
  • My Rosary is breaking!

    My Rosary is breaking!

    One bead after another,My Rosary is breaking.Star by Star, My sky is shattering.I have lost the count of Love,When the rosary with me is no more
  • The gift from Almighty !

    The gift from Almighty !

    The Ultimate Reality gave you away to the Mankind You were received by none other than dear son of Amina !
  • The Dream-like Prize!

    The Dream-like Prize!

    To win that 'dream-like' prize Every opportunity I am eager to seize Like a Divine key Unlock the secrets within me. With the light of His Mercy Brighten my face …
  • Madina is…

    Madina is…

    Madina is Where lovers walk barefoot To experience the joy of pain As feet pricked with stones and cold
  • Paradise is where Beloved is

    Paradise is where Beloved is

    To Tasbih asked I once a thing / I’d not get it even from a king / “Tell me why is Rawdha called / Its gardens of paradise enrolled?”
  • ‘Coz Mustafa Said So!

    ‘Coz Mustafa Said So!

    That I know there is a Rabb-Said so the Chief of Yathrib/That Quran is His words/Since revealed through his lips
  • Calling Him is half the solution

    Calling Him is half the solution

    Men of God / Has seldom told / A truth old / Yet very bold / The very same- / I repeat / Not in a bid / To imitate
  • Muhammad came, World became

    Muhammad came, World became

    The Creator chose Mim / To inaugurate his ‘kun’ / Mustafa into the world arrived / ‘Fa Yakun’ has since continued
  • O Soul! Don’t you remember?

    O Soul! Don’t you remember?

    The House and the Stone / Safa and Marwa and all His signs / While I strived among the crowd / You elsewhere roamed/ O Soul Don’t you remember?
  • A Sweet Revenge Between two lovers of God

    Love is not to be in loose talked / Diamonds be kept in case locked / All that Lovers have is but love Wine, Wealth and women are/ -For them …
  • Vent of an Uprooted Tent

    Vent of an Uprooted Tent

    What happened all these days / Whomto had I turned my face / Why did I drink from cup else / When came over my soul these curls?
  • Jibreel Stops a Lover at Madina’s Gate

    Jibreel Stops a Lover at Madina’s Gate

    Reason from a belated lover
  • My Wine’s Still From Madina’s Grapevine

    My Wine’s Still From Madina’s Grapevine

    Last night an argument / Unfolded at the tavern / Their faces away turned / As they made anger plain
  • Sweet Seller in Paradise

    Sweet Seller in Paradise

    Each action of Beloved is to be imitated / No doubt for him was this world created / The gardens became fragrant from his scent / Water got no-color tint …
  • Without ‘calling’, I have been calling upon You!

    Without ‘calling’, I have been calling upon You!

    When have I not called upon You? / Whether I was battered by hailstones- / Of trial Whether I was showered by bliss- / Of Smile
  • Love-smitten, Paradise too little to desire

    Love-smitten, Paradise too little to desire

    Last night sheikh shared with me a secret / From then did I learn my life was sacred / I realized the worth of my dust / I recalled my …
  • Nail in my heart the Green Dome’s picture

    Nail in my heart the Green Dome’s picture

    Ya Rabb! Make this love my nature / Nail in my heart the Green Dome's picture / Even as I reach the gates of his love / Ecstasy shakes my …
  • His Friends: Between Two Lies

    His Friends: Between Two Lies

    The false ones pretend to be saints / For their miracles needing complements / They call themselves to be His friends / Whereas He is distant from their dreams
  • Closer to soul

    Closer to soul

    All through the day, the body is indulged in different pleasures. The soul's only comfort is in the remembrance of its Creator and the love of the Holy Prophet sallallahu …
  • Paradise comes second

    Paradise comes second

    The light of Ahmed when created / The ray of love in cosmos was emitted / The world came to know of love / Since towards him did He show
  • A Tale of Two Lights

    A Tale of Two Lights

    In your company I forgot what I did until then know / You taught me that His Worship is not devoid of love / This Rose remained ignorant of its …
  • Jaihoon’s Poetic Bowl

    Jaihoon’s Poetic Bowl

    He kept his hands raised to the skies / He wished for a reply to come for once / Into his ears came the cry of his folks / They …
  • The Cure and Sickness of Love

    The Cure and Sickness of Love

    It cures those sickened like 'Al-Busiri' / And makes heart-sick like 'Lahori' / I am not of those deserving to elaborate it / A dark soul I am, no better …
  • Lovers’ Tears Precious than Paradise’ Rivers

    Lovers’ Tears Precious than Paradise’ Rivers

    The joy and pain of His lovers are shown / Only to the One who in their hearts rein / They can suffer no other plight / By Him alone …
  • Dead or Alive: You alone tell me

    Dead or Alive: You alone tell me

    Without Your remembrance Without Your Beloved’s love Am I dead or alive You alone tell me
  • Striking Stones of Spirit to emit His Fire

    Striking Stones of Spirit to emit His Fire

    One day the devil will lose his game All his tricks shall one day be lame Give up not your habit of repeated trial One day shall you fall in …
  • A heart gone blind with His Beloved

    A heart gone blind with His Beloved

    I answered your every plea From every evil I set you free I caged compassion amid your ribs My remembrance danced on your lips Countless favors on you I bestowed …
  • Why Unlettered?

    Why Unlettered?

    How is it possible that the Dear one of the Lord, who is the most perfect being after the Lord himself, is addressed as Unlettered?
  • Lost in Him

    Lost in Him

    We often get lost in the day-to-day affairs of this world. We carry the thoughts of office and home, and vice versa, in our minds all the time. But here …
  • A Noble Message for the Love-less Age

    A Noble Message for the Love-less Age

    My heart beats with a noble message Filled with love, 'Tis meant for this 'love-less age' I care not if lovers refuse my gift Many a times did the world …
  • To live in Paradise for years

    To live in Paradise for years

    Yet we dream of matters high and great Beggars we are- knocking at the King's gate Here I present to You such a desire Foolish I am though daring to …
  • Cry of a Shameless Slave

    Cry of a Shameless Slave

    Without feeling any shame have I asked I wished for rain, but not ready to be soaked
  • Not Anymore!

    Not Anymore!

    Everything in life has a limit The climb has to stop at mount's summit Tasbih! I have cried enough, Now I deserve to laugh
  • How much? The Beloved much!

    How much? The Beloved much!

    O Rabb, how much? To thank and praise You How much should My gratitude fetch?
  • A Believer lives like ship ‘on’ the water

    A Believer lives like ship ‘on’ the water

    A believer & world / Is like ship & water/ As long as the ship is above/ It will sail smoothly over the latter
  • A rose-red for every tear shed!

    A rose-red for every tear shed!

    Take it from me, O sweet one Remember this when tears run- For every drop of tear shed- HE will give you an ocean of roses-red
  • No Perfection for Love but after death

    No Perfection for Love but after death

    In these sixty or seventy years How much can lovers share? Oh dear! Isn't this span so little (for) Love's song to happily whistle
  • A Corner in Paradise

    A Corner in Paradise

    O the sincere slaves of God! Why do you think this hypocrite writes this ode? He too wishes to raise his hand from the crowd...
  • Pain, Envy and Pride : The web of love

    Pain, Envy and Pride : The web of love

    They say everything is fair in love and war Who gets what and where, this is from justice far
  • Why Lovers pretend silence?

    Why Lovers pretend silence?

    A single drop of Kawthar may I beg you in return On the dreadful day sun will close to my head burn Let my heart drown in the flood of …
  • How sweet His Fear!

    How sweet His Fear!

    Oh Tasbih! Why you burn in me the fire of envy? Why make me dream of harvest with no rains heavy? I am a rotten crop, why such fees on …
  • Thirst is as tasty as water too

    Thirst is as tasty as water too

    The more Him you call The better will be His reply But dictate Him not what to give Rather the choice of best for Him you leave
  • Why make me cry?

    Why make me cry?

    It has been the age-old habit of Love To make the tears in lovers profusely flow Not a single day passes in their lives But the lover or beloved out …
  • Now what about will you write?

    Now what about will you write?

    In the past, Your pen was sharpened with pain of solitude- Now with Affinity, What will inspire your boat's ride with such a tide?
  • 30 Days, Hundred times

    30 Days, Hundred times

    They have sent a hundred blessings and peace / The Cool Breeze has increased from Hind to Hijaz
  • That which He Gives

    That which He Gives

    Last afternoon during a chat I raised her a question sweet She responded at an instant pace That left me to think for many days
  • A Kite rises in love, not falls

    A Kite rises in love, not falls

    It continue to rise in air Seeing its way only higher Once freed of the low earthly desires Her love blows air to it and inspires
  • A Dua as strange as its reply

    A Dua as strange as its reply

    The wonder of dua' Is as is strange as its reply More than you, it is you dear ones' That will from Him a reply comply
  • Angels wait to write

    Angels wait to write

    Over those slaves they keep a close watch/ Who make their actions with Beloved match
  • A gift to win your Love

    A gift to win your Love

    Your lips by it shall become sweet / Even the taste of honey will it defeat / Lift the veil of solitude to lend me your ears
  • Do you write in Solitude?

    Do you write in Solitude?

    Jaihoon flows in the hope of the Ultimate Sea Without Affinity, the falcon turns an owl unable to see
  • Before meeting the Beloved

    Before meeting the Beloved

    Even then keep care as every step you advance/For you are where even wind is polite as it blows
  • Don’t leave me in the dark!

    Don’t leave me in the dark!

    If you desert me in this confusing age Where will I run to seek a pious refuge My friend. Not in this dark me you leave Who else will guide …
  • Stars on the way to Harem

    Stars on the way to Harem

    They burn their own selves Hence, light at night is seen by His Slaves Tonight we are heading as guests Towards that Blessed House...
  • O Angels! Give way to Man

    O Angels! Give way to Man

    A poem inspired while seated beside outside the wall of Rawdha Shareef
  • Familiarity : Poison for Affinity

    Familiarity : Poison for Affinity

    Others make an effort to remember their loved ones The beloved's image they fix on the walls of their homes. Ah! But this fool is seeking an excuse to forget …
  • Jealous, but zealous!

    Jealous, but zealous!

    In the east and west I have searched in vain, A cloud that for my dry heart would bring His rain, O Tasbih! All the sweet shops are sadly empty, …
  • One pain, a thousand joy!

    One pain, a thousand joy!

    What harm for one solitary heart with pain to throb and bleed- If it shall make a thousand hearts towards Him proceed!
  • No Shame and Him you blame?

    No Shame and Him you blame?

    "Don't you have any sense or shame To doubt His Mercy and put on Him blame When it is time of day, you forget to praise But when night falls, …
  • Your Dream in My Sleep!

    Ah! When I heard about this dreadful dream With pain and wonder in my heart did I silently scream Subhanallah! I was shocked to tearfully learn That the same vision …
  • Passed a judgment, failed by sentiment

    Passed a judgment, failed by sentiment

    I was no longer the nervous participant, but the judge who gave the judgment. And it had a 'personal excitement' of its own...
  • I trusted You … and Still do!

    I trusted You … and Still do!

    Although I myself is not worth of any faith I trusted You with all your Beautiful Names Allah! I still hold You most dear than any Ah! Either change my …
  • His Lovers like in plenty!

    His Lovers like in plenty!

    His Lovers are used to hearing in words plenty Ah! How can land be fertile with rains scanty? I know not what more to say Neither an excuse I have …
  • My Pretext for Paradise

    My Pretext for Paradise

    Oh! Lord did a favor on this colorful world When this Full Moon's face He partly showed What would we sinners be, O Tasbih, in this world and next? To …
  • Why Earth is seen with envy?

    Why Earth is seen with envy?

    Oh! Is he not the sole reason why Other bodies see the Earth with envy How many hundreds of years have passed Yet none's praise like his has surpassed
  • In search of Him-Arousing Honey

    In search of Him-Arousing Honey

    O Reader! This hypocrite is like a restless bee In search he is for the smell of Him-arousing honey Let this search be of some benefit to His Lovers As …
  • A bubble in the storm

    A bubble in the storm

    O my heart! Why are you sighing like a bubble in midst of a merciless cyclone? What is that you are after?
  • Henna of a HIM-Aligned Heart

    Henna of a HIM-Aligned Heart

    Share with me O Him-colored Rose! With what henna have you so enviously designed A heart that towards Him is always aligned? Your heart's fort is built so sweetly secure …
  • I remember, Madina’s mimber

    I remember, Madina’s mimber

    About the tears I thought and thought And wondered from where the tears were brought! And then I slowly began to remember About the love of the one who stood …
  • Never Believe His Lovers

    Never Believe His Lovers

    One should not take for granted the words of lovers of God
  • My Vice Questions and Your Wise Response

    My Vice Questions and Your Wise Response

    Why to believe my aching heart That's been pounding from the very start All my hopes are on Your Compassion The least I trust is my own discretion
  • An advice, though not so wise

    An advice, though not so wise

    'Tis very easy to persuade Others to make you call bad But it shall take ages to simply earn A name that from others sound fine
  • Who else is so loved, followed and remembered?

    Who else is so loved, followed and remembered?

    What value would my life have If for Mustafa my heart doesn't carve? What bliss would raise my humble deed If by Your Prophet's ways I do not abide?
  • I call YOU with so sweet a name

    I call YOU with so sweet a name

    Oh! This crazy apostate wonders If the Lover can a reply resist When on the Beloved's name is made a polite request?
  • A Plea for Dua

    A Plea for Dua

    There is a learned one from Hind whom I dearly hold Who covered me in Right Mantle from the confusing cold He was loved alike by the young and old …
  • My Sincere Mirror

    My Sincere Mirror

    The duty of a sincere friend / Is to make the other realize / Without giving any offend / Through bits of praise and criticize
  • “What are you writing so much?”

    Everyday you sit for long and write The tender tale of your heart's plight Sometimes you are tearfully sad Sometimes in humor you go mad
  • Ya Rabbana! Ya Rabbana!

    Ya Rabbana! Ya Rabbana!

    My own sins do I openly blame For Making my soul blind and lame Yet, In my eyes flow tears of shame When, I see how soon Your Mercy came
  • Body hears Mim, Soul swings mmm !

    Body hears Mim, Soul swings mmm !

    O Heaven's Beloved! Your evergreen thoughts make me so crazy Your praised name gives me much ecstasy
  • Your Love Makes Me Faint

    Your Love Makes Me Faint

    How much to praise you? How much to love you? Believe this sinner, O My Leader All My love I am longing to give you.
  • When YOU hear my prayer !

    When YOU hear my prayer !

    On the joy of an answered prayer
  • A tale without head and tail

    A tale without head and tail

    An incomplete story which may make sense to only the chosen few
  • Why go away?

    Why go away?

    Reach this plaint to that cruel friend- Who for no reason brought me much offend, Giving me no chance to defend, Although no fault from me did I find
  • Didn’t You like my tears, my prayers ?

    Didn’t You like my tears, my prayers ?

    Do I not deserve Your pleasure, when I'm calling you without any leisure?
  • Cry, cry, cry

    Cry, cry, cry

    My world is full of joy, Yet I don't know why I cry...
  • Forgiven

    Forgiven

    The joy of being pardoned is limitless, writes Mujeeb Jaihoon