One God’s Measure … 3008-2k13 - Poem by saadat tahir
Cramming knowledge wont make genteel those deep within uncouth
Brass never turns to gold even set with ruby’s jewel’s truth
Miserly canst charity dole even if they own millions treasure
Bhuleya death in Medina cant heaven get, sans ONE GOD’s measure
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Translated from a very well known quartet from Baba Bhulley Shah, a revered and very well known/read sufi saintly poet of Punjab in RAJ time Pakistan/India (Uch near Ahmad pur Sharkia of the state of Bhawalpur-presently Paksitan. Born: 1680, Uch, Pakistan. Died: 1757, Kasur, Pakistan)
Uch is an important historical city, said to have been founded by Alexander the Great
Elm Parhyan Ashraaf Na Howan Jehray Howan Asal Kameenay
Pital Kadi Nai Sona Banda Bhanwen Jarye Laal Nageenay
Shoom Theen Kadi Nahi Sadqa Honda Pawen Howan Lakh Khazenay
Bhulya Baaj TOHEED Nai Jannat Milni Bhanwen Marye Wich Madinay.
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