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Allama Iqbal (علامہ اقبال): Articles, Poems and Iqbaliat.

Allama Iqbal letter to Atiya Faizi [Atiya Fyzee-Rahamin]

  Excerpted and translated from: 101 Masterpieces of Allama Iqbal’s Letters. (Allama Iqbal kay 101 Shahkaar Khatoot); Compiled by Abdul Rabb Qurayshi [Beacon Books, Lahore, 2006]. [1] Makhzan was an Urdu periodical. [2] This was a Persian hemistich. Allama letters and diary ‘Stray Reflection‘ are in Public Domain.    17th...

Mevlana Rumi Shrine, Konya [Turkey]

Rumi’s Shrine [Mevlana Museum] in Konya, Turkey.

  Allama Iqbal expressed his gratitude and reverence for Mevlana Rumi, in many places, which includes his Poem ‘Letter from Europe’ about Rumi from Baal-e-Jibreel. يورپ سے ايک خط ہم خوگر محسوس ہيں ساحل کے خريدار اک بحر پر آشوب و پر اسرار ہے رومي تو بھي ہے اسي قافلہء...

Allama Iqbal’s Javed Nama in Arabic

  Allama Iqbal’s Javed Nama is considered the Big 4 of Persian mystic Literature, the other three being Hafiz’s Diwan, Saadi’s Gulistan, and Rumi’s Masnavi Maanvi. Iqbal holds a unique position in this league since his mother native language was not Persian. Javed Nama tells about Iqbal spiritual visitor as...

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Alexander the Great: In Kalam-e-Iqbal

Alexander the Great was born in Macedon in Greece in 356 B.C. On the death of his father Philip he came to the throne of Macedon at a young age. Soon after he embarked on a career of conquest. He marched to Egypt where he razed Thebes to the ground,...

Dr. Javed Iqbal and Muneera Iqbal over the years

Academics agree that to comprehend Rumi’s life, it is key to refer to his son Sultan Walad’s writings. In the same vein, to understand Allama Iqbal, it is imperative to look at his life from the eyes of his Son, Dr. Javed Iqbal, whose biography of Allama remains one of the...

Allama Iqbal - Dr. Annemarie Schimmel

Aristotle: In Kalam of Allama Iqbal

    Aristotle was born in Stagira in Greece in 384 B.C. At the age of eighteen he went to Athens to study in Plato’s Academy where he re­mained for twenty years. Then he moved to Macedon where he became tutor to Alexander, who later became Alexander the Great. When...

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Socrates: In Kalam of Allama Iqbal

  Socrates was born in 469 BC and lived through the golden age of Athens. In the early years he saw military service, but then he took to the philosophical and mystical way. He adopted the dialectic way of teaching. In his talks with the people he would ask simple...

Allama Iqbal - Dr. Annemarie Schimmel

Buddha: In Kalam of Dr. Muhammad Iqbal – By Prof. M. Hassan

  The original name of Buddha was Siddharta Gautama. He was a prince who renounced luxury and took to asceticism. After contemplation for several years, he found enlightenment, and came to be called Buddha (enlightenment). Thereafter the rest of his life was devoted to teaching of path to enlightenment. Buddhism stands...

Portrait of Allama Iqbal at National Portrait Gallery London

  National Portrait Gallery London is regarded as the world’s greatest Museum dedicated to Portraits. It hosts a wide range of artifacts, from portraits of Royal Family to digital drawings by Julian Opie. The Gallery also hosts BP Portrait Award which is considered the most revered annual portraiture competition.   The above...

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Moses: As in Kalam of Allama Iqbal

Moses led his people, the Israelis from Egypt to the Promised Land. As narrated in Quran, Israelists were able to cross the Red Sea, but the forces of the Pharaoh which pursued them were drowned in the sea. In the valley of Sinai, Moses had a vision of God and he...