Orboot Earth by PlayShifu (App Based): Interactive AR Globe For Kids

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रास्ते में रुक के दम लूँ,ये मेरी आदत नहीं..लौट कर वापस चला जाऊँ,मेरी फ़ितरत नहीं..और कोई हमनवा मिल जाये,ये क़िस्मत नहीं..ऐ ग़म-ए-दिल क्या करूँ,ऐ वहशत-ए-दिल क्या करूँ..

Majaz is One of my beloved poet. I love his poetry. On his birthday I am sharing true gems from his ‘Kalaam”

Hindi Transcript of Complete Nazm of Majaz Titled “nazr-e-aligarh”- Later Abridged and Adopted as AMU Tarana

ये मेरा चमन है मेरा चमन, मैं अपने चमन का बुलबुल हूँ
सरशार-ए-निगाह-ए-नरगिस हूँ, पा-बास्ता-ए-गेसू-संबल हूँ

हर आन यहाँ सेहबा-ए-कुहन एक साघर-ए-नौ में ढलती है
कलियों से हुस्न टपकता है, फूलों से जवानी उबलती है

जो ताक-ए-हरम में रोशन है, वो शमा यहाँ भी जलती है
इस दश्त के गोशे-गोशे से, एक जू-ए-हयात उबलती है

इसलाम के इस बुत-खाने में अस्नाम भी हैं और आज़ार भी
तहज़ीब के इस मै-खाने में शमशीर भी है और साघार भी

याँ हुस्न की बर्क चमकती है, याँ नूर की बारिश होती है
हर आह यहाँ एक नग्मा है, हर अश्क यहाँ एक मोती है

हर शाम है शाम-ए-मिस्र यहाँ, हर शब है शब-ए-शीराज़ यहाँ
है सारे जहाँ का सोज़ यहाँ और सारे जहाँ का साज़ यहाँ

ये दश्त-ए-जुनूँ दीवानों का, ये बज़्म-ए-वफा परवानों की
ये शहर-ए-तरब रूमानों का, ये खुल्द-ए-बरीं अरमानों की

फितरत ने सिखाई है हम को, उफ्ताद यहाँ परवाज़ यहाँ
गाये हैं वफा के गीत यहाँ, चेहरा है जुनूँ का साज़ यहाँ

इस फर्श से हमने उड़ उड़ कर अफ्लाक के तारे तोड़े हैं
नहीद से की है सरगोशी, परवीन से रिश्ते जोडें हैं

इस बज़्म में तेघें खेंचीं हैं, इस बज़्म में साघर तोड़े हैं
इस बज़्म में आँख बिछाई है, इस बज़्म में दिल तक जोड़े हैं

इस बज़्म में नेज़े खेंचे हैं, इस बज़्म में खंजर चूमे हैं
इस बज़्म में गिर-गिर तड़पे हैं, इस बज़्म में पी कर झूमे हैं

आ आ कर हजारों बार यहाँ खुद आग भी हमने लगाई है
फिर सारे जहाँ ने देखा है येह आग हमीं ने बुझाई है

यहाँ हम ने कमनदेँ डाली हैं, यहाँ हमने शब-खूँ मारे हैं
यहाँ हम ने कबायें नोची हैं, यहाँ हमने ताज़ उतारे हैं

हर आह है खुद तासीर यहाँ, हर ख़्वाब है खुद ताबीर यहाँ
तदबीर के पा-ए-संगीं पर झुक जाती है तकदीर यहाँ

ज़र्रात का बोसा लेने को, सौ बार झुका आकाश यहाँ
खुद आँख से हम ने देखी है, बातिल की शिकस्त-ए-फाश यहाँ

इस गुल-कदह पारीना में फिर आग भड़कने वाली है
फिर अब्र गरजने वाले हैं, फिर बर्क कड़कने वाली है

जो अब्र यहाँ से उट्ठेगा, वो सारे जहाँ पर बरसेगा
हर जू-ए-रवान पर बरसेगा, हर को-ए-गराँ पर बरसेगा

हर सर्द-ओ-समन पर बरसेगा, हर दश्त-ओ-दमन पर बरसेगा
खुद अपने चमन पर बरसेगा, गैरों के चमन पर बरसेगा

हर शहर-ए-तरब पर गुजरेगा, हर कसर-ए-तरब पर कड़केगा
ये अब्र हमेशा बरसा है, ये अब्र हमेशा बरसेगा

A Video Recitation

Complete Nazm of Majaz Titled “nazr-e-aligarh”- Abridged and Adopted as AMU Tarana

ye mera chaman hai mera chaman, main apne chaman ka bulbul hun
sarshaar-e-nigaah-e-nargis hun, paa-bastaa-e-gesu-e-sumbul hun
(chaman : garden; bulbul : nightingale; sarshaar : overflowing, soaked; nigaah : sight; nargis :flower, narcissus; paa-bastaa : embedded; gesuu : tresses; sumbul : a plant of sweet odor)

har aan yahan sehbaa-e-kuhan ek saaghar-e-nau men dhalti hai

kalion se husn tapaktaa hai, phoolon se javaani ubalti hai
(sehbaa-e-kuhan : old wine; saaghar-e-nau : new goblet)

jo taaq-e-haram men roshan hai, vo shamaa yahaan bhi jalti hai

is dasht ke goshe-goshe se, ek joo-e-hayaat ubalti hai
(taaq-e-haram : vault in the sacred territory of mecca; roshan : glowing; shamaa : flame; dasht : wilderness, desert; goshaa : corner; juu-e-hayaat : stream of life)

islam ke is but-khaane men asnaam bhi hain aur aazaar bhi

tahzib ke is mai-khaane men shamshir bhi hai aur saaghar bhi
(but-khaanaa : temple; asnaam : idols; aazaar : abraham’s father, an idol-worshipper; tahziib : culture; shamshiir : sword; saaghar : wine goblet)

yaan husn ki barq chamakti hai, yaan noor ki baarish hoti hai

har aah yahaan ek naghmaa hai, har ashk yahaan ek moti hai
(barq : lightening; nuur : light)

har shaam hai shaam-e-misr yahaan, har shab hai shab-e-sheeraz yahaan

hai saare jahaan ka soz yahaan aur saare jahaan kaa saaz yahaan
(shaam-e-misr : evenings of egpyt; shab-e-sheeraz : nights of sheeraz, a famous city of iran; soz : pain)

ye dasht-e-junun deevanon kaa, ye bazm-e-vafa parvaanon ki
ye shahr-e-tarab roomaanon kaa, ye khuld-e-bareen armanon ki
(dasht : desert, wilderness; junuun : frenzy; bazm : gathering; vafaa : faithfulness; shahr-e-tarab : city of mirth; khuld-e-bariin : sublime paradise; armaan : hope)
fitrat ne sikhaee hai ham ko, uftaad yahaan parvaaz yahaangaaye hain vafaa ke geet yahaan, chheraa hai junun kaa saaz yahaan
(fitrat : nature; uftaad : beginning of life; parvaaz : flight; saaz : song on an instrument)
is farsh se hamne ud ud kar aflaak ke taare tode hainnaheed se ki hai sargoshi, parveen se rishte jore hain
(farsh : base; aflaak : heavens; nahiid : venus; parviin : 
pleiades)

is bazm men teghen khencheen hain, is bazm men saghar tode hain

is bazm men aankh bichaa’ee hai, is bazm men dil tak jore hain
(tegh : swords; saghar : goblet)

is bazm men neze khenche hain, is bazm men khanjar choome hain
is bazm men gir-gir tadpe hain, is bazm men pee kar jhoome hain(neze : spears; khanjar : dagger; bazm : gathering)

aa aa kar hazaaron baar yahaan khud aag bhi hamne lagaayee hai
phir saare jahaan ne dekhaa hai ye aag hameen ne bujha’ee haiyaan ham ne kamanden daali hain, yaan hamne shab-khoon maare hain
yaan ham ne qabaayen nochee hain, yaan hamne taaj utaare hain
(kamand : a noose; shab-khoon : night raids; qabaayen : dress)

har aah hai khud taaseer yahaan, har khvaab hai khud taabeer yahaan
tadbeer ke paa-e-sangin per jhuk jaati hai taqdeer yahaan
(aah : sigh; taaeer : effect; taabeer : interpretation; tadbeer : forethought; paa-e-sangiin : firm footing; taqdeer : destiny)

zarraat kaa bosaa lene ko, sau baar jhukaa aakaash yahaan

khud aankh se ham ne dekhi hai, baatil ki shikast-e-faash yahaan
(zarraat : dust; bosaa : kiss; baatil : evil; shikast-e-faash: clear defeat)
is gul-kadah paarinaa men phir aag bharakne vaali haiphir abr garajne vaale hain, phir barq karakne vaali hai
(gul-kadah : garden; pariinaa : ancient; abr : cloud; barq : lightening)

jo abr yahaan se uththega, vo saare jahaan par barsegaa
har juu-e-ravaan par barsegaa, har koh-e-garaan par barsegaa
(abr : cloud; juu-e-ravaan : flowing streams; koh-e-garaan : big mountains)

har sard-o-saman par barsegaa, har dasht-o-daman par barsegaa
khud apne chaman par barsegaa, ghairon ke chaman par barsegaa
(sard-o-saman : open and shelter; dasht-o-daman : wild and subdued; qasr-e-tarab : citadel of joy)

har shahr-e-tarab par garjegaa, har qasr-e-tarab par kadkegaa

ye abr hameshaa barsaa hai, ye abr hameshaa barsegaa

Story Behind Aligarh Tarana

Keats of Indian Poetry .Asrar-ul-Haq Majaz, attended the University between 1930 and 1936. It was 1936 when he penned his famous poem Nazr-e-Aligarh. Majaz first recited it the same year in the Union Hall, in the presence of the Pro-Vice Chancellor (PVC) A.B. Ahmed Haleem. Haleem stopped the recital when Majaz reached the lines “YahaaN ham ne kamandeN daalii haiN, Yahan hum ney shabkhooN (night raids) maaray haiN; YahaN hum nay qabaayeN nochii haiN, yahan hum nay taaj utaarey haiN” (Trans: We have scaled buildings here and ambushed here, We have torn garments here and removed crowns here), and walked out. The huge gathering of students asked him to continue but Majaz did not. He had to relent later, and completed it in the Union Hall’s lawns (between Morrison court and Union building).

Although Majaz left the university campus, his poetry continued to influence students. Ishtiaque Ahmad Khan, a student of BEd (1954-55) was also one such person. An address by the VC, Dr Zakir Husain, to the final year students inspired Khan to do something long-lasting for the university. He thought of putting Majaz’s Nazr-e-Aligarh to tune and was confident of it becoming the university song.

Khan created the tune in the last week of September, 1954, and requested the President of the Union, Ahmad Saeed, for his permission to present it to the University. He refused angrily on hearing the poet’s name – Majaz being a progressive writer. But, the VC agreed and even acknowledged that it was one of Majaz’s better work.

It was October 17th, 1954, when Istiaque Ahmad Khan walked to the dais in the Stretchy Hall along with his troupe (Saleh Naiyyar, Ghulam Haider Ejaz and Fasih). Izzat Yaar Khan, Secretary of SS Hall Music Club, started the tune on the harmonium and soon the hall was reverberating with the sound of “Ye mera chaman…” The VC was impressed. Even Saeed appreciated the poem and apologised to Ishtiaque about his stand earlier.

And so the Aligarh tarana came into being. Majaz died a year after it was first played. A poetic justice indeed!

And to Top it All

इस महफ़िल-ए-कैफ़-ओ-मस्ती में,
इस अंजुमन-ए-इरफ़ानी में ।
सब जाम-ब-कफ़ बैठे ही रहे,
हम पी भी गए छलका भी गए।

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Sufi love poetry is in vogue, but few grasp its radical meaning

On My RADAR by Dhananjay Parkhe º

Consider it a gift from God that you have experienced afflictions in love’s quarters!
– fromKulliyyat-i Shams (Divan-i Kabir)by Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-73)

Catchy poetic quotationsfrom the ecstatic love poetry of Rumi – purportedly, the bestselling poet of recent decades in the United States – are everywhere these days. They pepper speeches at weddings, are tattooed across the bodies of celebrities, and adorn greeting cards and the walls of retreat centres, providing comfort to brokenhearted lovers and spiritual seekers alike. Contemporary readers often misunderstand Rumi’s poetry and the Islamic spiritual context from which it emerged due to a potent mixture of highly problematic translations of his poems (the one above, and those that follow, are my own work) and the seemingly endlessappropriationof his image in the modern ‘mystical marketplace’. Equally serious, though, are the misinterpretations (committed by fans and scholars alike) of the animating force…

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UN biodiversity meeting a new threat to liberty

Iowa Climate Science Education

Last week, the UN convened a major summit on the issue of biodiversity ? officially named the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15). CFACT is a recognized participant and took part in the proceedings which took place in Kumning, China.

COP 15?s mission was to highlight humanity?s ?pressing? need to address how biodiversity and species preservation factors into the broader UN climate agenda. Attendees largely participated virtually, though some of the key individuals met in China. The choice of China to host a key environmental meeting was surprising given it boasts the world?s largest output of greenhouse gas emissions.

According to the New York Times, the document released by the summit?s founders called for a 21-point plan of action to reduce ?biodiversity loss.?

Among other things, it calls for increased regulation of the hunting industry as well as for increased regulation of water…

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