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    Can We Let Jinnah Speak for Himself?
    By - August 11th, 2020

    For over 70 years, the vision of the founding father Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah has been a matter of intellectual debate, where points and counterpoints are made by writers in order to prove validity of their own personal views and vision of Pakistan. Dialogue, discussion and even debate always helps in at least understanding the […]

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‘At Basel, I founded the Jewish State. If I said it out loud today, I would be answered by universal ...

featuredimage Khadijah – The Beloved of The Prophet Muhammad (SAW)
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He was young, handsome, of noble lineage and of impeccable character. He was known as “The Truthful” and “The Trustworthy”. ...

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“Apart from what theologians have taught you what do you know of God yourself?” asked a new found friend. I ...

Fall of Granada and the Plight of Morisco
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  My friends, say farewell to her as a noble place, or else entrust her to whomever her affairs [will] belong to [i.e. God] We have neglected the rights of the Lord so he has allowed us to perish, all but a few of the bonds of Islam have been broken. Our Muslim community has […]

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Final Thoughts on Junaid Jamshed
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I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore, When he beats his bars and would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart’s deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he […]

Dr Muhammad Iqbal’s Political Philosophy in the light of his poem, The Advisory Council of Satan (Iblees ki Majlis-i-Shura) – (1936)
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 1. Introduction ‘Muhammad Iqbal – lawyer, jurist, and poet – rests in a simple tomb just outside the main entrance to the Badshahi mosque in Lahore. That simple tomb is a place of pilgrimage to me. For Iqbal was a man who belonged to all races; his concepts had universal appeal. He spoke to the […]

Love Conquers The World
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Love Conquers The World (محبت فاتح عالم) I thought of contemporary love as a feeling of deception that you have for somebody, enslaving you to inferior desires. It was not until I read عشق کے پانچ درجے1 by Khurram Ali Shafique and discovered Iqbal through his Marghdeen2. This change introduced me to that powerful love […]

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