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The Rod of Moses

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Originally published  1936
Author  Muhammad Iqbal
Similar  Works by Muhammad Iqbal, Other books

Zarb-i-Kalim ضربِ کلیم (or The Rod of Moses) is a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal in Urdu, a poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinent. It was published in 1936, two years before his death.

Contents

Introduction

This is third collection of Allama Sir Muhammad Iqbal's poetry, which described as his political manifesto. It was published with the subtitle "A Declaration of War Against the Present Times." Muhammad Iqbal who also known as "Poet of the East" argues that modern problems are due to the godlessness, materialism and injustice of modern civilisation, which feeds on the subjugation and exploitation of weak nations, especially the Indian Muslims.

Editions

Its first edition published in 1935 i.e. just three years before death of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, after that various editions published from Pakistan and India but most authentic edition is of Iqbal Academy Pakistan which published in 2002 from Lahore.

References

The Rod of Moses Wikipedia


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