March 10, 2017 6 min read 1 Comment
Feelings and emotions are best expressed in a language as beautiful and eloquent as Urdu. So at the Woodgeek Store, we've decided to help you express your love with the best Urdu shayaris from Mirza Ghalib, Ale Ahmad Suroor and Javed Akhtar engraved on our wooden notebooks. These wooden notebooks comes with a wooden pen, which can both be customized with a name.
Haathon ki lakeeron pay mat ja ae ghalib,
Naseeb unke bhi hote hain jinkey haath nahi hote.
Engrave your wooden notebook with one of Mirza Ghalib's most famous shayaris. It literally translates to 'Don’t go by the lines on the palm of your hand Ghalib, luck is bestowed even on those who don’t have hands.' We make our own destiny. The future is not written in the creases of our palms. It is ours to create. This Mirza Ghalib bamboo wood notebook is perfect for those who want to take the future into their own hands.
Unko uljha ke kuch sawalo me,
Humne jee bhar ke dekh liya unko.
Love is magical. It makes us do crazy things just for a glimpse of that special person even if it involves confusing them in a web of unnecessary questions to look at their face for five more minutes. Perfect personalized love journal for a crazy-in-love lover.
Hum jis ke ho gae woh hamara na ho saka
Yun bhi hua hisab barabar kabhi kabhi
This wood journal engraved with a line from Ale Ahmad Suroor's Jisne kiye hai phul nichhawar kabhi kabhi talks about balance in life. Sometimes we fall in love with people who cannot love us back and sometimes they love people who do not reciprocate their feelings. It is the law of the universe to balance everything out. Love is the highest form of energy. It cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed from one form to another.
Kuch hosh nahi rehta,
Kuch dhyaan nahi rehta,
Insaan mohabbat mein,
insaan nahi rehta.
Love is all-consuming. It has the power to change us completely, so intense is this beautiful feeling. It feels like flying, so lovely, and at the same time, so dire, so extreme, so unlikely. You lose awareness of your surroundings. Nothing and no one matters more than this special person. Love becomes God and heaven exists in your lover. Love changes us to the point of no recognition. This wood journal engraved with this Hindi love quote from the movie Sarfarosh is perfect for all those couples crazy in love.
Kyun dare zindagi me kya hoga,
Kuch na hoga toh tazruba hoga.
Be fearless. Be bold. Nothing in life goes in vain. Every moment is an experience gained. You gain strength, courage and confidence every time you overcome your fear. Get this wooden notebook engraved with Javed Akhtar's inspiring lyrics to remind you to never fear in life. If nothing else, you gain experience.
Ek itvaar hi hai jo rishto ko sambhalta hai,
Baaki din to kishto ko samhalne me kharch ho jaate hai
We get so bogged down by the drudgery of everyday life that we do not find the time to nurture the relationships that mean the most to us. We get carried away with our own idea of success and happiness and forget what matters the most are our relationships. We work hard to make life more comfortable and stress all week about work. But we're not robots; everybody needs a breather to recharge and to relax. That is what Sundays are for. It is the day to refuel your soul and be grateful for your blessings, to take a deep breath and enjoy your family and friends. A well-spent Sunday with loved ones will give a week on contentment. Know somebody that needs reminding of this simple thought? Gift them our bamboo notebook engraved with this beautiful shayari.
Om Bhur Bhuvah Svah Tat Savitur Vareniyam
Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi Dhiyo Yo Nah Prachodayat
Gayatri Mantra is a universal prayer enshrined in the Rigveda (Mandala 3.62.10). It is a prayer to the Sun Deity. In the mantra, the Divine (Sun deity) is praised, and then meditated upon in reverence and finally an appeal is made to awaken and strengthen the intellect, the discriminating faculty of man, as the Sun enlightens all realms (physical, mental and spiritual). The Gayatri is considered the essence of the Vedas. She bestows pure thoughts on anyone who worships Her. She is the embodiment of all Goddesses. Mother Gayatri nourishes and protects every being and channelizes our senses in the proper direction. Thus, Gayatri Mantra is a complete prayer for protection, nourishment and finally, liberation.
Most Bengalis grow up with Rabindranath Tagore ingrained in them, reciting his poems or singing his famous Rabindra Sangeet. Rabindra Sangeet is an integral part of the Bengali culture even today, decades after they were written. Taking this Bengali love for Tagore into consideration, we have launched wooden notebooks engraved with extracts from his most famous songs. These wooden journals come with a wooden pen, which can both be customized with a name.
Dariye aachho tumi aamar gaaner o pare,
Amar surguli paay choron, ami pai ne tomare.
Batash bohe mori mori, ar bendhe rekho na tori
Esho esho paar hoye, mor hridoy maajhare.
Tomar sathe ganer khela durer khela je,
Bedonate banshi baajay shokol bela je.
Kobe niye amar banshi bajabe go apni aashi
Anondomoy nirob raater nibir andhare.
Rabindranath Tagore describes the pain of love and distance in this song. He talks about being inspired to write a song for his lover even though she isn't beside him. He sings awaiting for her to accompany him in his song. There is a special kind of soul in the songs by Rabindranath Tagore. Impress your Tagore-obsessed parents or relatives with this wood journal engraved with Tagore's famous song in Bengali.
Premer joware bhaasabe dohare – Bnaadhon khule daao daao daao daao |
Bhulibo bhaabona pichhone chaabona, Paal tule daao daao daao daao.
This is a part of the lyrics of a love song written by Rabindranath Tagore. Tagore welcomes the tide of love in this Rabindra Sangeet. Love is the most beautiful feeling in the world. This Rabindra Sangeet asks you to plunge into love and let go of your fears. Don't look back, forget everything and surrender to the purity of love.
Greet love with a bamboo wood notebook engraved with this romantic Rabindra Sangeet. Trying to romance a Bengali, maybe this is where you should start. Gift him/her a wood notebook engraved with a love song by Tagore.
Jodi tor dak shune keu na ashe tobe ekla cholo re
Ekla cholo, ekla cholo, ekla cholo re.
'If they answer not to thy call, Walk alone.' This popular Rabindra Sangeet urges you to never quit and walk alone if need be, to continue your journey despite abandonment or lack of support from others. When they desert you in adversity, don't give up. Follow your heart and chase your dreams. Believe in yourself when no one else does. You are all you need. Keep yourself inspired with this wooden notebook engraved in Bengali with Rabindranath Tagore's popular song.
Aamar raat pohalo shaarod prate.
Basi, tomaya die jabo kaharo haate.
Tomaro buke bajlo dhoni
Bidaygatha aagomoni kato je
Phalgune srabone kato prabhate rate.
Je katha raya pranero bhitoro agochare
Gaane gaane niechile churi kore.
Samayo je taar halo gato
Nisiseser taarar mato
Ses kore dao siuliphuler maron sathe.
A very essential part of Tagore's collection of songs, Gitabitan, are his Songs of Nature. Rabindra Sangeet is deeply rooted in Nature as most of Tagore's songs mention the beauty of every season. He uses the inherent characteristics of the six seasons to describe the myriad human emotions and moods. This song is a farewell to Sharod (Autumn). If you are a Tagore fan or know a Tagore fan, this wooden notebook is for you!
This Tagore song is about nostalgia and days gone by. He sings about the unforgettable memories made with friends - the glimpse of each other, spirited chatting. Celebrate the good old days with this wood journal.
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