ASRAR-I KHUDI (). Introduction Considered by many to be Iqbal’s best book of poetry, Asrar-i Khudi is concerned with the philosophy of religion. In a letter. Asrar E Khudi By Allama Muhammad Iqbal Urdu Translation Asrar Khudi by Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Lahori (Siyalkoti)Persian Text and English translation by Reynold A. Nicholsonاسرار خودي از دکتور محمد.

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The Secrets of the Self – Wikipedia

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Dictionary of Istar Literature. Nicholson Javid Iqbal Muhammad Munawwar more.

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Asrar Khudi Poem By Dr Muhammad Persian Text And English Translation By Reynold A Nicholson

Many die along the way, incomplete. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat In the same way, to reach one’s khudi or rooh one needs to go through multiple stages which Iqbal himself went through, spiritual path which he encourages others to travel.

He charts isear stages through which the “Self” has to pass before finally arriving at its point of perfection, enabling the knower of the “Self” to become the vicegerent of God.

Finally reaching its pinnacle by attaining the fragrance that was hidden within it.

In the same way, only few people could climb this Israt Everest of spirituality, most get consumed along the way by materialism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Every seed has the potential for fragrance within it.


Retrieved from ” https: Introduction Prologue Showing that the system of the universe originates in the Selfand that the continuation of the life of all individuals dependents on strengthening the Self Showing that the life of the Self comes from forming desires and bringing them to birth Showing that the Self is strengthened by Love Showing that the Self is weakened by asking Showing that when the Self is strengthened by Love its gains dominion over the outward and inward forces of the universe A tale of which the moral is that negation of the Self is a doctrine invented by the subject races of mankind in order that by this means they may sap and weaken the character of their roles To the effect that Platowhose thought has deeply influenced the mysticism and literature of Islamfollowed the sheep’s doctrine, and that we must be on our guard against his theories Concerning the true nature of poetry and the reform of Islamic literature Showing that the education of the self has three stages: Nicholsonwho translated the Asrar as The Secrets of the Selfsays it caught the attention of young Muslims as soon as it was printed.

The poems emphasise the spirit and self from a religious, spiritual perspective. Many critics have called this Iqbal’s finest poetic work [4]. For him, the aim of life is self-realization and self-knowledge. Considered by many to be Iqbal’s best book of poetry, it is concerned with the philosophy of religion. Who is generally known as Baba Sahr’ai Time is a sword An invocation [6].


Inhe published his first collection of poetry, the Asrar-e-Khudi Secrets of the Self in Persian. He notes that not all seeds reach the level of fragrance.

But to reach its fragrance the seed must go through all the different changes and stages. First breaking out of its shell. Iqbal proves by various means that the whole universe obeys the will of isrwr “Self. Articles containing Persian-language text. Then fighting against the elements to develop leaves and flowers.

Iqbal wrote this in Persian because he felt the language was well-suited for istar expression of these ideas. However, one has to make a great journey of transformation to realize that divine spark which Iqbal calls “Khudi”. In a letter to the poet Ghulam Qadir Girami d.

Allama Iqbal Poetry کلام علامہ محمد اقبال: (Asrar-e-KhudiBook-Complete) Dua

This book deals mainly with the individualwhile his second book Rumuz-i-Bekhudi discusses the interaction between the individual and society. A similitude israrr this journey could be understood by the relationship of fragrance and seed.

Iqbal’s letter to The Times of London writersblocktgh.