Allama Iqbal in the eyes of Prof. Dr. Annemarie Schimmel

Dr. Annemarie Schimmel was an internationally acclaimed scholar, who dedicated more than fifty years of her life, to explain Islam to the West. She was a seeker of the truth. She traveled all over Muslim world, especially to Turkey, Pakistan and India to understand Muslims and Islam and the messages of mystical poetry of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai, Lal Shah Baz Qalander, Sachal Sarmast, Rahman Baba, Khushal Khan Khattak, Baba Farid, Allama Iqbal and other poets. Her scholarship served as a bridge between East and West, cultures and religions. In these video clips Dr. Schimmel reflects on Allama Iqbal’s poetry.

Published in: on July 13, 2009 at 1:17 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. MashaAllah, Her journey sounds amazing! I’d love to read her books.

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