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Taking Issue and Allah's Answer: Shikwa & Jawaab-e-Shikwa (Modern Classics)

By: Iqbal (Author) & Mustansir Dalvi (Tr.)

Price: $7.74

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037662

ISBN: 0143416855

Condition: New


"When Muhammad Iqbal first recited Shikwa (Taking Issue) in 1909, his audience was enraged by his effrontery. Iqbal, in his lament, took issue with Allah directly, audaciously implicating Him for the sorry state of Muslims worldwide and ruing the lost glory of Islam. In recompense, Iqbal composed Jawaab-e-Shikwa (Allah’s Answer) in 1913. Here, Allah responds to the poet, first berating his community, then offering hope for Islam in the world. Iqbal’s mellifluous words greatly assuaged those angered earlier. Over time, the poems have found their place in the canon of South Asian literat... View more info

The Romance of the Red Stone: An Appreciation of Ornament on Islamic Architecture in India

By: Mustansir Dalvi

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Super Book House: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033003

ISBN: 8190080946

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 256 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info