Shikwa by Allama Iqbal

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Qom apni jo zar e mal e jahan par marti, but faroshi k awez but shikni ku karti

English Translation of Verse Twenty One of Shikwa by Allama Iqbal:

Had the Muslims been so lustful of wealth,
Why they would break idols instead of selling them?

Tal na saktay thay agar jang main ar jatay thay, paun sheron k bhi medan se ukhar jatay thay

Tal na saktay thay agar jang main ar jatay thay,
paun sheron k bhi medan se ukhar jatay thay

English Translation of Verse Twenty two of Shikwa by Allama Iqbal:

So solid we were once in the battlefield,
We defeated many a strong and mighty nations.

Tuj se sarkash huwa koi to bigar jatay thay, tegh kya cheez hy ham top se lar jatay thay

Tuj se sarkash huwa koi to bigar jatay thay,
tegh kya cheez hy ham top se lar jatay thay

English Translation of Verse Twenty three of Shikwa by Allama Iqbal:

We attacked and ruined if some went astray by crossing the defined limits,
In doing so, we did not care for whether we were up against mighty enemy.

Naqsh tauheed ka har dil pe bithaya ham ne, zer e khanjar bhi ye pegham sunaya ham ne