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Wo Kamra Khaali Hai

Mar 29 2012

This month was an unforgettable month for me and quite ironically so, especially during the last leg of my stay here in the United States. This Nazm came to me late after midnight a couple weeks ago as I was staring at the wall while trying to sleep and staring at the huge pile of books in front of me. Here is the Nazm along with a quick recitation..

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  • Avishek 7 April, 2012 at 3:41 am

    Bahut hi badhiya !

  • bhakti 12 May, 2012 at 5:29 am

    har akshar me bahot thehrav sa paya ye apki nazam pdh k,
    gulzar ji k bad aphi ki kalam ki ye nazam pasand aai he hume,

    hamare dil ka wo khali kamara rat k thande sannato me khulta hai,
    kabhi umeedo ke dhago me piroye lamhe yaad dilata hai,
    to kabhi khamosh nigaho se hume gurta hai,
    badi der se,mushkil se subah hoti he zafar sahab.

  • Gautam 12 May, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Hi Bhakti Ji,

    Padhne ka bahut bahut shukriya. Gulzar sahab aur nachiz ka naam ek saans me lena bahut badi baat kardi apne 🙂
    Akhiri ki 4 lines bahut hi oomda hain. Ummeed hai aap baki qalaam ko bhi gaur karke apne comment daalen.
    -GD

  • raju 11 January, 2014 at 5:15 am

    Gautamji,
    Great words. I am trying to listen but file did not found. May be later I will try to listen. Listening your voice takes me some where in different world…..Thank you

  • Gautam 11 January, 2014 at 10:20 am

    I have fixed the audio file. You should be able to listen to it now 🙂

  • raju 11 January, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Gautamji,
    Thanks for fixing the audio.There is a poem in Gujarati”junu ghar khali karta” when you empty your old house …There is deep feeling to leave this materialistic life and move on with nature, which makes all your wish come true …Its bravery to choose your path of life….God will always support your great work….

  • raju 20 June, 2014 at 8:09 am

    I wish I can collect all your nazams, poems and ghazals in any language they are…..om

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