Urdu Naats Shayari - Structure, History, Famous Poets of Urdu Naats Poetry

Urdu Naat Poetry is a famous type of Urdu Poetry used to praise Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). All the Urdu Poets want to write Urdu Naat Shayari once in their career. There are many Urdu Poets that have written famous Urdu Naats Poetry of all times. You can read all the famous Urdu Naats Shayari and the latest Urdu Naats at UrduPoint, as the updated Urdu Naat Poetry collection is available here.

نعتِ رسول مقبول ﷺ

Dr Hammad Ahmad Bhatti - ڈاکٹر حماد احمد بھٹی

Naat Rasool Maqbool Saw

Dr Hammad Ahmad Bhatti Urdu Poetry

نعتِ شریف

Abdul Salam Bengluri - عبدالسلام بنگلوری

Naat Sharif

Abdul Salam Bengluri Urdu Poetry


syed Iqbal Rizvi Sharib - سید اقبال رضوی شارب


Syed Iqbal Rizvi Sharib Urdu Poetry


Sheba Taraz - شبہ طراز


Sheba Taraz Urdu Poetry


Sheba Taraz - شبہ طراز


Sheba Taraz Urdu Poetry

نعت رسول مقبول ﷺ

Iram Saba - ارم صباء

Naat Rasool Maqbool Saw

نعت رسول ﷺ

Hayat Abdullah - حیات عبداللہ

Naat Rasool Saw

نعتِ رسول ﷺ

Hayat Abdullah - حیات عبداللہ

Naat E Rasool Saw


Sardar Zubair Ahmed - سردار زبیر احمد


Sardar Zubair Ahmed Urdu Poetry

درود شریف ہی تو لبوں پہ آتا ہے

Nasreen Minhas - نسرین منہاس

Durood Shareef Hi To Labon Pay Aata Hai

Nasreen Minhas Urdu Poetry

بڑی ہی عالی شان ہے میرے اللہ میرے حبیب محمد کی

Nasreen Minhas - نسرین منہاس

Barri Hi Aali Shaan Hai Mere Allah Mere Habib Mohammad Ki

Nasreen Minhas Urdu Poetry

چار حرفوں کی یہ ابجد حمد بھی ھے نعت بھی

Rehman Faris - رحمان فارس

Char Harfoon Ki Yeh Abjad Hamd Bhi Hai Naat Bhi

Rehman Faris Urdu Poetry

یہی دُعا ھے یہی نعت بس، زیادہ نہ کم

Rehman Faris - رحمان فارس

Yehi Dua Hai Yehi Naat Bass Ziada Na Kaam

Rehman Faris Urdu Poetry

نعتِ رسول صلی اللہ علیہ و سلم

Azeez Belgaumi - عزیز بلگامی

Naat Rasool

نعت رسول مقبول صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم

Iftikhar Arif - افتخار عارف

Naat Rasool E Maqbool Saw

Iftikhar Arif Urdu Poetry

نعت ِ رسول ِ کریم صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم

Afzal Gohar Rao - افضل گوہر راؤ

Naat E Rasool E Kareem Saw

Afzal Gohar Rao Urdu Poetry

نعت پاک ۔۔ بحضور سرورِ کائنات ﷺ

Nasreen Syed - نسرین سید

Naat E Pak

Nasreen Syed Urdu Poetry

نعتِ رسولِ مقبول

Shaista Sehar - شائستہ سحر

Naat E Rasool Saw

Shaista Sehar Urdu Poetry

نعت رسول مقبول صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم

Daniyal Tareer - دانیال طریر

Naat Rasool Maqbool Saw

Daniyal Tareer Urdu Poetry

اب کے میں روضۂ سرکار سے ہو آیا ہوں

Salman Basit - سلمان باسط

Ab K Main Roza E Sarkar Saw Se Ho Aya Hoon

Salman Basit Urdu Poetry

نعت ِ رسول ِ کریم صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم

Salman Basit - سلمان باسط

Naat E Rasool Kareem Saw

Salman Basit Urdu Poetry

نعتِ رسولِ مقبول صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم

Umair Najmi - عمیر نجمی

Naat E Raseel Maqbool Saw

Umair Najmi Urdu Poetry

میرے آقا، مرے خاتم المرسالین ﷺ

Naheed Virk - ناہید ورک

Mere Aqa Mere Khatam Ul Mursaleen Saw

Naheed Virk Urdu Poetry

ہر نگر ہر فضا میں مکیں آپﷺ ہیں

Naheed Virk - ناہید ورک

Har Nagar Har Fizza Main Makeen Ap Saw Hain

Naheed Virk Urdu Poetry

سارے اوتار سب انبیاء اک طرف

Saeed Khan - سعید خان

Sare Ovtaar Sab Anbiya Aik Taraf

Saeed Khan Urdu Poetry

وہ ایک دن سوئے طیبہ جو میرا دل گیا تھا

Arshad Malik - ارشد ملک

Wo Aik Din Soye Tayyiba Ju Mera Dil Giya Tha

Arshad Malik Urdu Poetry

رحمت اللعالمین

Qamar Raza Shahzad - قمر رضا شہزاد

Rehmatul Lil Almeen

Qamar Raza Shahzad Urdu Poetry

اے حبیبِ خدا کوئی نہیں آپ ؐ سا

Ch Muhammad Atif Arain - چوہدری محمد عاطف آرائیں

Ay Habib Khuda Koi Nahi Ap Sa

Ch Muhammad Atif Arain Urdu Poetry

ام شب رسولِ پاک کی کچھ گفتگو کریں

syed Iqbal Rizvi Sharib - سید اقبال رضوی شارب

Umm Shab Rasolِ Pak Ki Kuch Guftagu Karain

Syed Iqbal Rizvi Sharib Urdu Poetry

حضور !! ہم وہ سیہ بخت ہیں ، پئے توبہ

Jawad sheikh - جواد شیخ

Hazoor Hum Wo Seena Bakht Hain Piye Toba

Jawad Sheikh Urdu Poetry

سیَّدُ الاَنبیا، سیَّدُ المُرسلیں

Jabbar Wasif - جبار واصف

Syed Ul Ambiya Syed Ul Mursaleen

Jabbar Wasif Urdu Poetry

کرم کیجے ذرا سا یامحمد

Aftab Ahmad Shah - آفتاب احمد شاہ

Karam Keejay Zara Sa Ya Muhammad

Aftab Ahmad Shah Urdu Poetry

Naat is an Arabic word that means praise and admiration. In the Urdu language, Naat is a term that means praise or admiration of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It is considered a traditional way to show our love, respect, and admiration for the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Many Arabic poets have written Naats in Arabic, but we always needed Urdu poets to write Urdu Naats Poetry. In Arabic traditional poetry, a genre about this topic is there, but it is called 'madh' or 'Madeeh' rather than Naat. The beginning of Arabic Naat was probably during the reign of the Holy Prophet(PBUH). From Arabic, it became popular in Persian, Urdu, Turkish, Punjabi, and Sindhi literature. Naat is recited with great joy and love of the Prophet (PBUH). In earlier times, it was considered a form of art.  

History of Naat

We have seen many examples of Urdu poets composing at least a few lines in praise of the Prophet (peace be upon him), so the history of Urdu Naat Shayari lies within the roots of Urdu poetry. For centuries, the Arabic scholars and poets continued using Naat, referring to the great deeds, character, appearance, and life history of Hazrat Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Islam was introduced to Roman, Persian, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Qibti, and Turkish with time. So we can say that praise of Almighty Allah and Holy Prophet (PBUH) was made orally or written in these languages initially. Tala' al Badru ‘Alayna is one of the earliest Naats in traditional Islamic Naat, as it was recited to Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) when he completed his journey to Madina.

Poets of Urdu Naat

Many Urdu poets such as Qulli Qutub Shah, Vali Dakani, Mirza Sauda, Mir Taqi Mir, Maumin, Karamat Ali Shaheedi, and Ghalib wrote verses praising Hazrat Muhammad(PBUH). But we can credit Maulana Kifayat Ali Kaafi for making Naat a distinct and significant genre.

Another poet who played a huge part in making Urdu Naat popular was Maulana Ghulam Imam Shaheed, and then Hafiz Lutf Barelvi made Naats more approachable. After that, Mohsin Kakorvi and Ameer Mermaid popularized Urdu Naats in the late 19th century. Afterward, Altaf Hussain Haali, Shibli Nomani, Maulana Zafar Ali Khan, and Allama Iqbal led Urdu Naat poetry. Another famous poet famous for Urdu Naat is Maulana Ahmad Raza Khan Barelvi.

Structure of Urdu Naat

Naat is supposedly the praise of Hazrat Mohammad(PBUH), and it usually contains praise of characteristics, good deeds, teachings, lifestyle, and physical attributes of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). Naat Consist of two-lined verses with the same rhyming scheme, or it can be a couplet with a rhyme scheme of AA, BB. Traditional Naats were very long as compared to the modern ones. In recent times there were special booklets for Urdu Naats Shayari.


What does Naat mean?

Naat is originated from Arabic and it means to praise or admiration. In literary words, Naat is the praise of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), his teaching, lifestyle, appearance, and personality in poetic words.

How is a Naat different from a Hamd?

Hamd is subjectively different from a Naat as in Hamd, we talk about characteristics of Allah, the creator, while in Naat, we praise Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) for the sake of our love. The pattern is somewhat the same for both.

Where does Naat originate?

Naats were more specifically recited in Arab as most ancient Naats are in Arabic and Persian, so it will not be true to name a specific place or time. Even in the times of Hazrat Muhammad(PBUH), Naats were recited.

How do I write a Naat?

Naat is said to be the praise of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) so it will be perfect to write about the theme. Not using heavy words is the key to writing something effectively. Literary understanding is far more important in Urdu poetry and literature.