Voice of the East (A Prologue to Iqbal's Life and Thought)

Tahi, Ali Raza
December 2012
Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Dec2012, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p817
Academic Journal
Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal(1877-1938) is awell known thinker of modern Muslim world. Although, Sub-Continent was his homeland but his thought crossed all the barriers of space and time. He thought about the betterment of whole humankind. We find a blend of religion and science, spiritual and material, and the wisdom of East and West in his thought. He was a true representative of Pan-Humanism without any discrimination. In these days humanity is under the threats of terrorism, fundamentalism, extremism, political dominances, hunger and nuclear wars. We may secure the future of humankind to promote the thoughts of such thinkers from all over the world. It will be a real service of humankind in this age of uncertainty. Some well known Pakistani scholars like Dr. Riffat Hassan and Mr. Mustansir Mir have written beautiful books in English to introduce Iqbal's personality in West. In these lines I have tried to present a prelude to Iqbal's personality and thought.


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