ساقیِ با وفا منم، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

شمس الدین تبریزی

ساقیِ با وفا منم، دم ہمہ دم علی علی
صوفیء با صفا منم، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

عاشقِ مرتضیٰ ؑمنم، دم ہمہ دم علی علی
مطربِ خشبو منم، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

آدمِؑ با صفا توئ، یوسفِؑ مہ لقا توئ
خضرِؑ راہِ خدا توئ، دم دمہ دم علی علی

عیسیٰؑ مریمی توئ، احمد ؐہاشمی توئ
شیرِ نرِ خدا توئ، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

شاہِ شریعتم توئ، پیرِ طریقتم توئ
حق بہ حقیقتم توئ، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

شمس توئ قمر توئ، بحر توئ و بر توئ
مالک ِ خشک و تر توئ، دم دمہ دم علی علی

ہمدمِ سیدؑ البشر ، راجع شمس و القمر
بابِ شبیرؑ و ہم شبّرؑ، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

سیدِ سرورؐکرم، گفتہ بہ تو اے ابنِ عم
لحمک لحمی، دمکُ دم، دم ہمہ دم علی علی

آیہء اِنّما برت، تاج ز لا فتیٰ سرت
شمس غلامُِ قنبرت،دم ہمہ دم علی علی

 

English Rendition by Arif Babul

 

Saki e ba wafa manam,               

dam hame dam Ali Ali

 

A humble poet, I am

Let me be your muse

Drink of me

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Sufi e ba safa manam,               

dam hame dam Ali Ali

 

A Sufi, I am

Pure of heart

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Ashike Murtaza manam,               

dam hame dam Ali Ali 

 

A lover, I am

Of Murtaza Ali

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Mutribe khushnava manam,            

dam hame dam Ali Ali

 

My joy uncontained

I am in song

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

 Adam ba safa tueen,                 

 Yusufe mah laka tueen

 

Adam the Pure be you

Yusuf the Beautiful too

 

Khidhre rahe khuda tueen,           

dam hame dam Ali Ali

 

Tis you who’s Khidr’s guide

His teacher, his inspiration

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Shahe shariyatam tueen,             

pire tariqotam tueen  

 

Lord, Lawgiver, Teacher, True Guide

 

Haq ba hakikatam tueen,

dam hame dam Ali Ali      

 

Truth be, you are the Truth; the Absolute

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Ham dame sayeedul basher,           

raj e shamshul qamar 

 

Faithful Companion, in virtue incomparable

In whose company pales even the Sun, the moon

 

Babe shabirro ham shabbar,          

dam hame dam Ali Ali    

 

Oh, Father of Hassan, Hussein

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Sayeede sarware karam,              

goft bato ay ibne am

 

Declared the Prophet, the Most Generous of generous

My cousin, the son of my uncle

 

Lahamak lahmi  dammak dammi,        

dam hame dam Ali Ali

 

My flesh is your flesh, my blood your blood

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

Ayah e Innama barat,             

taje la fata sarat

 

You are the Guardian, the Master of believers

That the Holy Quran makes clear

Garbed, Crowned, Invincible, Unvanquished

 

Shamsh gulame Kambarat,             

dam hame dam Ali Ali

 

I Shams, your humble servant

your Kambar Gulam, I am

In rapture, my very being cries out: Ali Ali

 

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