Mun kunto maulaa, fa haaza Aliun maulaa
To whom I am the master, Ali is the master.
Note: A famous tradition (hadith) of Prophet Muhammad. Ali was his cousin and son-in-law.
Man Kunto Maula is a Qawwali song composed by Amir Khusro.
Man Kunto Maula,
Shaah-e-mardaaN, Sher-e-yazdaaN, quvvat-e-parvardigaar
laa fataa illaa Ali, laa saif illaa zulfiqaar
King of the brave,
lion of God, [and] strength of God.
There is no one like Ali [and] there is no sword like Zulfiqaar*.
* Zulfiqaar was the sword of Ali presented to him by Muhammad.''
Ali imaam-e-manasto, manam Ghulaam-e-Ali
hazaar jaan-e-giraamii fidaa-e-naam-e-Ali
Ali is the master of all, I am the slave of Ali
thousands life are to be sacrificed for Ali.
daaraa dil daaraa dil daar-e-daanii
tum tum taa naa naa naanaa, naanaa naanaa re
yaalaalii yaalaalii yaalaa, yaalaa yaalaa
Mystical chants sung by Sufis.
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