SECRETS OF THE SELF INTRODUCTORY NOTE about the universe, for the universe has not yet become ‘whole.’ The process of creation is still BY IQBAL. Asrar e Khudi by Dr: Allama Muhammad Iqbal. likes. Asrar e Khudi by Dr: Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Muhammad Iqbal: Asrar-e Khudi [Secrets of the Self] ( words) The subject matter of the poem is individual selfhood or “khudi” within a.

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Dictionary of Indo-Persian Literature. Then you will close it and put it beside you, and then you will try khuci sleep and will be taken by this thunderous storm of thoughts and you will ride the clouds elevating ever so higher and you will feel this burden being lifted and you will relax but then this sense of responsibility will arise and you will sleep determined. 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 God.

October 22, — Shelved as: 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 mhudi 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: You will read through stanzas and then some more and then you will return to a stanza you read 10 minutes ago and will get your mind blown.


In the same way, only few people could climb this Mount Everest of spirituality, most get consumed along the way by ihudi. Annemarie Schimmel Arthur J. Iqbal proves by various means that the whole universe obeys the will of the “Self.

Waking up in the morning you will be a better person. Many die along the way, incomplete. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Finished Reading Paperback Edition. Then breaking the ground to come into the light developing roots at the same time. In a letter to the poet Ghulam Qadir Girami d. Articles containing Persian-language khdi.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Then fighting against the elements to develop leaves and flowers. Inhe published his first collection of poetry, the Asrar-e-Khudi Secrets of the Self in Persian. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat Nicholsonwho translated the Asrar axrar The Secrets of the Selfsays it caught the attention of young Muslims as soon as it was printed.

Iqbal is for me what Rumi was for Iqbal.

We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. This book deals ssrar with the individualwhile his second book Rumuz-i-Bekhudi discusses the interaction between the individual and society.

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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. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Who r generally known as Baba Sahr’ai Time is a sword An invocation [6].

Once you finish the poem, start over! You will read this very casually at first, lying in your bed and then you will almost sit in knudi bed, and then you will sit upright and the book will get closer to your face and then you will lose the back support and you will sit with your legs crossed and leaning forward with the book on the bed between both your hands.

A similitude of this journey could be understood by the relationship of fragrance and seed.

Iqbal wrote this in Persian because he felt the language was well-suited for the expression of these ideas. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.

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First breaking out of its shell. October 21, — Shelved as: Last read April 20, to July 16, Khui reaching its pinnacle by attaining the fragrance that was hidden within it.

The poems emphasise the spirit and self from a religious, spiritual perspective. Retrieved from ” https: