aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair

jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere


Shayari Image on Saqi

The figure of saqi is

an alien one in today’s world as he has been replaced by the bartender in a bar. In the olden days, saqi was the one who epitomised the institution of tavern and his eyes were more intoxicating than the glasses full of wine. In the classical poetry he represented a tradition and an institution. This selection will introduce you to the most interesting figure of saqi as represented in Urdu poetry.

asar na puchhiye saqi ki mast aankhon ka

pita hun jitni utni hi baDhti hai tishnagi

pita hun jitni utni hi baDhti hai tishnagi

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 2-3-4 December 2022 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate, New Delhi

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