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ALLAMA IQBAL'S LOVE FOR IMAM ALI (A) IN ASRAR-E-KHUDI
Allama Iqbal was called “The Thinker of Pakistan” as he spear-headed the Muslim Renaissance in British India which ultimately culminated in the creation of Pakistanin 1947.
He obtained his Doctorate from Germany and was a Barrister, the highest law affiliation in England. He was a Sunni Muslim but had a profound love for Prophet (s)’s Progeny.
In one of his Persian books, Asrar-e-Khudi, he had expressed his respectful love and admiration for Imam Ali (a).
Some of its extracts are reproduced below:
Muslim e awwal shahe mardan Ali
Ishq ra sarmaya e iman Ali
Ali (a) is the first Muslim and the king of men, In Love’s eyes, Ali (a) is the
Treasure of the faith.
Az wilae dood manish zinda am
Dar jahan misle guhar tabinda am
Devotion to his family inspires me with life, so that I am shining as a pearl.
Az rukhe uo faal Paighambar grift
Millat e Haq az shikohish far grift
From Ali (a)’s face, the Prophet(s) drew many a fair omen, by his majesty the
true religion is glorified.
Quwwat e deen e mubeen farmudaish
Kainaat aaen pizeer az doodaish
His commandments are the strength of Islam, all things pay allegiance to his House.
Mursal e Haq kard namish Bu Turab
Haq“Yad Allah” khawnad dar Ummul Kitab
The Apostle(s) of God gave him the name Bu Turab, God in the Quran called
him “The Hand of Allah”
Sher e Haq ien khaak ra taskheer kard
Ien gile tareek ra akseer kard
Ali (a), “The Lion of God”subdued the body’s clay and transmuted this dark
Earth to gold.
Mutaza (a) kaz taigh e uo Haq raushan ast
Bu Turab az fathe aqleem e tan ast
Murtaza(a), by whose sword the splendor of truth was revealed, is named
Bu Turab from his conquest of the body (clay).
Hark e dar afaaq gardad Bu Turab
Baaz gardanad za maghrib aftaab
Whosoever in the world become a Bu Turab, turns back the Sun from West.
Zairepaaish ienja shikohe Khyber ast
Dast e uo Unja khaseem e Kauser ast
Here the Might of Khyber is under his feet and in Hereafter his hand will distribute
the water of Kauser.
Az khud aagahi Yadullahi kunad
Az Yadullahi shahinshahi kunad
Through self-knowledge, he acts as God’s Hand and by virtue of being God’s Hand
he reigns over every thing.
Zaat e uo darwaza e shahre uloom
Zair e farmanish Hijaz o Cheen o Room
He is the Gate of the City of Sciences,Arabia, China, and Greece are under
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