Would you be able to post a translation of Rabba Sacheya by Atif Aslam?
Roshni also seehttp://qawwal.blogspot.com/2010/07/mori-araj-suno.htmlRabba sacheya, tu te akheya seechal bandeya, jag da shah en tunMy true Lord, you had saidGo man, you are the master of the worldsadeeyan naimatan tereeyan daulatan naensada naeb te aalee-jah ae tunMy bounties on earth are your treasureYou are the viseroy of your Creatoraes larey te dor kede poocheya te?ki aise nimaane te beeteeyan neinkadey sanu bi layio Rab sayeyankithae dhoans police sarkar dee aekithae dhaandli maal batwar dee ae.......After baiting me with these promisesCountless years have passed byMy Lord, did you ever enquire what transpired with your manWhat your man has suffered in this world?Somewhere, those in power and with the means to intimidate, harass and terrorizeElsewhere, draft and bribery are rampantMy soul is shaken down to my boneJust like a bird flutters when caught in a trapYou made a fine king indeed, my sweet LordAll I have gotten are endless beatingsI don't want kingship, my LordAll I need is a morsel of respectI have no desire to live in palacesI just want a small nook to live my lifeIf you agree with me, I will agree with youI wont decline anything no matter how unreasonableIf you don't look out for me GodThen I should go and seek for myself another godO my Lord, pay heed to my appealWith this grimace, pleadingSharing the pain, rowing the boatAsking for His blessing, waiting expectantlyCountless centuries have passed byOnly now has it been revealedThe one who you had appealed toThe one who held your hand and guided youWhere your boat had dockedFrom whom you had asked for a panacea for your painThe one who did not visit your templeIt was you only------
Thankyou so much!I loved Tina Sani's take on cokestudio too.
Waah. Bohat Aala kalaam, and in a very favorite tarz of mine. Subhanallah....
Thanks for this. Beautiful rendition of my favourite Kabir song. I see that the translation you have posted of the couplet is mine (http://athomewriting.blogspot.com/2006/10/kabir-timeless-tapestry.html). Glad to be of some help.
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