Qaum ne paiġhām-e-gautam kī zarā parvā na kī
The nation could not care less about Gautama’s message—
qadr pahchānī na apne gauhar-e-yak-dāna kī
It did not know the price of its unique pearl!
aah bad-qismat rahe āvāz-e-haq se be-ḳhabar
Poor wretches! They never heard the voice of truth: