Monday, March 28, 2016

Sajdon ke Iwaz Firdaus mile सजदों के एवज़ फ़िरदौस मिले


                  सजदों के एवज़ फ़िरदौस मिले ये बात मुझे मंज़ूर नहीं 
                बेलौस इबादत करता हूँ - बंदा हूँ तेरा - मज़दूर नहीं 
                                                               'अलामा इक़बाल '

Sajdon ke Iwaz Firdaus mile, ye baat mujhe manzur nahin
Be-Laus ibaadat karta hoon, Banda hoon tera, Mazdoor nahin   
                                                                         'Alaama Iqbal'

It’s not acceptable to me if I get the heaven in return for my prostrations to you. 
I worship without any motive,
I am your creation, not a laborer (servant who gets paid for his services)

Sajda = prostration              
iwaz =   in return
Firdaus = Jannat, Svarga, paradise or heaven
Be-Laus = without any motive or attachment
ibaadat =    worship            
Mazdoor = Laborer or servant, who works for money or rewards.   


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