Explanation of Mirza Ghalib Poetry:
Mirza Abdullah Khan also known as Mirza Ghalib. He was born on 27 December 1997 in Kala Mahal and died on 15 February 1869 at the age of seventy-one. His resting place is Mazar-e-Ghalib near Nizamuddin Dargah in Delhi.
Mirza Abdullah Baig was the father of Mirza Ghalib and Izzat-ul-Nisa was the mother of Mirza Ghalib. Mirza Ghalib’s father died in a battle in 1803 and was buried at Rajgarh. At this time Ghalib was a little over 5 years old. His uncle Mirza Nasrullah Baigh khan upraised him.
At the age of thirteen years, Mirza Ghalib was married to Umrao Begum who was the daughter of Nawab Elahi Bakhsh.
Ghalib started composing poetry at the age of eleven years.
The first language of Ghalib was Urdu but Persian and Turkish languages were also spoken at home.
He got an education in Persian and Arabic in his teenage years. His “Takhallus” (pen name) was Asad which means lion. It is derived from his given name Asadullah khan.
In his poetic career, he also decided to acquire the pen name Ghalib.
Mirza Ghalib is one of the most favored and dominant poets and writers of the Urdu language.
Mirza Ghalib wrote poetry in Urdu as well as in Persian. Mirza Ghalib poetry in Urdu has a great impact on the readers.
Mirza Ghalib poetry in Urdu is very famous among people who love to read good poems.
Mirza Ghalib poetry in Urdu motivated a new generation in Urdu verse, which became easy and more praised by the stack yet often with deeper meaning.
Diwan-e-Ghalib remains the best cluster of the Urdu era. Ghalib’s best poems were written in three categories: “Ghazal””Masnavi” and “Qaseedah”.
Mirza Ghalib took the idea of ghazals and switched them from an appearance of distress in love to the ideology of life.
Here you can read some famous Mirza Ghalib poetry:
واہ غالب تیرے عشق کے فتوے “
“وہ دیکھیں تو ادا ہم دیکھیں توگناہ
“Ghalib considered himself a Questioner and taunted the customs of the
Era, that if they gaze it’s their feat but if we see it’s a sin!?
वाह, तुम्हारे पराक्रमी प्यार के फतवे
वो देखेंगे तो हम देखेंगे
Wow, your fatwas of love are mighty.”
“If they see it, we will see it
The recital of the above can be as Ghalib is taunting the customs of the society that why men have always been considered sinful of every evil deed.