lies for the pious alone,
A paradise waits for the warriors1 lone.
Tell the Hindi2 Muslims to sing in glee,
There lies for them a paradise free.
1. Warriors; (Liter and Rhet:) Soldier, a fighter.
Otherwise use soldier or fighter in preference to Warriors. Arbab-I-Humam; men
of courage, viz Warriors. Here Iqbal has made three categories of paradise in a
2. Viz. Indians. This is a Sarcastic address to Indian Muslims.