Chaap Tilak Meaning

Chaap Tilak Meaning: Chaap” (lit.mark) means the “mehraab” a mark on Muslims forehead due to prostrating (sajda) during prayers. And “Tilak” refers to the red mark Hindus use on their forehead as a religious mark.

Here Kusrau was alluding to the fact that he has forgotten his identity in his Master Nizam-ud-Din Auliya.

Chaap Tilak Poetic Meaning:
It’s a poetic symbolism and exaggeration to show his level of devotion, not that he was not a devoted Muslim. Complete devotion is a recurrent theme in Sufi “Tariqat”, in all 12 houses of tariqat, especially the four great sufi houses of Sub-continen.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *