Allama Iqbal, life and thoughts in 2 parts. Part 1 by Anna Marie Schimmel.

Dr Mohammed Iqbal (1877-1938), life and thoughts in 2 parts. Part 1 by by Anna Marie Schimmel, a link. Part 2 by Sohail Hashmi to follow as post 215. Anna Marie Scimmel died in 2003 at the age of 81.

Dr. Mohammed Iqbal by Anna Marie Schimmel

Here is a link to a lecture by Professor Annemarie Schimmel  “The Work of Muhammad Iqbal”. Allama Iqbal was a philosopher, a scholar , a mystic and a renown poet. He was born in 1877 in Sialkot, Pakistan and died in in Lahore in 1938. He

Annemarie Schimmel (1923-2003) was a highly respected German scholar who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism and taught in many universities of the world including Harvard.  A link to her  talk..