Personally I believe that complete secularization of education has not produced good results anywhere especially in Muslim lands. Nor is there any absolute system of education. Each country has its own needs and its educational problems must be discussed and solved in the light of those needs.
Millions upon millions of men and women in Europe are anxious to know what Islam and its cultural ideals are. The sooner the younger generation of Muslims realizes this fact the better. European Muslims have already realized it.
I may mention that while I was in England, an English friend of mine told me that our way of cooking food was unnatural so much so that the original flavor of the food was entirely lost in the act of cooking it He praised the Western way of cooking food. Thereupon I told him that what we did with our food, the Westerners did with their medicines
Let us therefore begin the New Year with the prayer that God Almighty may grant humanity to those who are in places of power and government and teach them to cherish mankind.
“I have no doubt in my mind that the Ahmadis are traitors both to Islam and to India.”, writes Iqbal to Pandit Nehru
A critical essay by Katherine Schimmel Baki on the great poet Philosopher
Iqbal’s preface to Payam-e-Mashreq. My readers will by themselves appreciate that the main purpose underlying it is to bring out moral, religious and social truths bearing on the inner development of individuals and nations
Wrote Iqbal, ‘It is impossible for me to forget your beautiful country where I have learned so much. My stay in Heidelberg is nothing now but a beautiful dream. How I’d wish I could repeat it!’
In order to maintain the flavor of faith in Prophet’s teachings, one may resort to three ways… Allama iqbal
Speech by Mohammed Zaheeruddin, President, Iqbal Academy Hyderabad, given during his visit to Sharjah