ASRAR-I-KHUDI (The Secrets of the Self). Dr. Muhammad Iqbal. Translated from the original Persian with introduction and notes by. Reynold A. Nicholson. Asrar e Khudi (Urdu Manzoom Tarjumah) by Allama Muhammad Iqbal (r.a) – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Asrar e Khudi by Dr. Allama Iqbal – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File . txt) or read online for free. Free Download Asraar-e-Khudi by Dr. Allama.
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Considered by many to be Iqbal’s best book of poetry, it is concerned with the philosophy of religion. He proves by various means that the whole universe obeys the will of the “Self”.
Text taken from Asrar-e-Khudi by Allama Mohammad Iqbal
Same way to reach one’s khudi or rooh one needs to go through multiple stages which Iqbal himself went through and encourages other to travel this spiritual path. From his lips the nightingale hath learned her song, And his rouge hath brightened the cheek of the rose.
Ere tulips blossomed in his brain There was heard no note of joy or grief. With his song he enchants the pilot And casts the ship to the bottom of the sea. Finally reaching its pinnacle by attaining the fragrance that was hidden within it. However, one has to make a great journey of transformation to realize that divine xllama which Iqbal calls iiqbal.
His nightingale hath played a tune And laid a plot to beguile us. Iqbbal we go, like raw novices, Stumbling on the way to the goal. He charts the 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 viceregent of God. For a long time thou hast turned about on a bed of silk: Iqbal wrote this in Persian because he felt the language was well-suited for the expression of these ideas.
Our fire was quenched by his breath.
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He bereaves the cypress of delight in its beauty, His cold breath makes a pheasant of the male falcon. Like not all seeds reach the level of fragrance, many die along the way incomplete.
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First breaking out of its shell. Finally reaching its pinnacle by attaining the fragrance that was hidden within it. Nicholson, who translated the Asrar as The Secrets of the Self, says it caught the attention of young Indian Muslims as soon as it was printed.
All things that exist are made more living by his tears.
Alas for a love whose fire is extinct, A love that was born in the Holy Place and died in the house of idols! 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. Yield thy body awhile to its scorching wind!
Who is generally known as Baba Sahr’ai Time is a sword An invocation . 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 die along the way, incomplete. How long wilt thou fain lament like the nightingale? He invites the whole world to his table; He lavishes his fire as though it were cheap as air. Now taste a little of the heat of the desert, Drink the old wine of the date! Retrieved from ” https: In Asrar, Iqbal has explained his philosophy of “Self”. Newer Post Older Post Home. Oh, if thou hast the coin of poesy in thy purse, Rub it on the touchstone of Life!
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: He charts the 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 Allah on earth.
He proves by various means that the whole universe obeys the will of the “Self. But to reach its fragrance the seed must go through all the different changes and stages.