Ghazals Of Ghalib

The Almighty Of Rekhta

Mirza Asadullah Khan (Ghalib)-27-12-1797(Agra) To 15-02-1869 (Delhi)

Play Of God







In delirium I went to the assembly of killers,

And started preparing the head worthy for the walls.


The glance of that fairy narrated something as such,

My being became the funny right for the rivals.


It was the subject of heart, failed always to reach the head,

So started neglecting always the sense and wisdom.


Romeo was there, that is why Juliet came into picture,

I have also started including myself in sleeplessness.


Provided passion to the heart, but no beloved, Oh God,

I also became one of the faithful in the plays of the God.


Dagger is pierced into the chest but wound is not visible,

To show the play to the world started inflicting more wounds.


By this narration her cloak should not be blemished,

That is why I started including myself into the illiterates.






By Rabindra Nath Banerjee(Ranjan)