Meaning of: Manam mehve khiyaal-e-oo – Nami danam kuja raftam

Got sms from my cousin, asking what is meant by Manam mehv-e khiyaal-e-oo Nami danam Kuja raftam.

Well it was very interesting finding the meaning of this stanza from the kalam of maulana roomi, but finally got it! without the help of any persian / farsi speaking friend (except for my friend Google :))

In short, the stanza means: I am busy in thoughts of you – don’t know where did I got lost!

Meaning, I got lost somewhere while i was busy in thoughts of you!

For those who want to know how did i got this translation, i went to the roman to urdu / persian writer and then after generating text from it, i went to google translator for perisan to english and got my translation 🙂

6 thoughts on “Meaning of: Manam mehve khiyaal-e-oo – Nami danam kuja raftam”

  1. منم محوِ خیال او نمی دانم کُجا رفتم
    شُدم غرقِ وصال او  نمی دانم کُجا رفتم

    I am lost in the thoughts of my beloved
    I know not where I am going.
    I find myself drowned in the moment of meeting my beloved
    I know not where I am going.

    غلامِ روئے او بودم اسیر روئے او بودم
    غبارِ کوئے او بودم نمی دانم کُجا رفتم

    I am the slave of that beauteous face
    I am the prisoner of those long tresses.
    I am like the dust swirling around my beloved’s street
    I know not where I am going.

    بہ عام آشنا گشم زجان و دل فدا گشتم
    فنا گشتم فنا گشتم نمی دانم کُجا رفتم

    I am known by my relationship to my beloved where ever I roam
    I have sacrificed my heart and soul for my love.
    I have been destroyed, lo I have been destroyed
    I know not where I am going.

    قلندر بو علی ہستم بنام دوست سر مستم
    دل اندر عشق او بستم  نمی دانم کُجا رفتم

    I am Bu Ali Qalandar
    My beloved’s name has intoxicated me.
    Inside my heart resides my love
    I know not where I am going.

    شیخ شرف الدین بو علی قلندر پانی پتی

    (1209-1324)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bu_Ali_Shah_Qalandar

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