The Secrets of the Self

Muhammad Iqbal

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The Secrets of the Self (Asrar-i-Khudi) is a philosophical poetry book written by the renowned philosopher and poet Muhammad Iqbal. It was first published in 1915 and is considered one of Iqbal's most important works. The book focuses on the theme of self-discovery and the awakening of the individual self. Iqbal explores the idea that the individual has the potential to reach a state of consciousness in which they can connect with their inner self, and in turn, with the divine. He encourages readers to break free from the constraints of tradition and to seek a more authentic and fulfilling existence.

This book has 19,961 words, 58 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1915. This translation by Reynold A. Nicholson was first published in 1920.

Production notes: This ebook of The Secrets of the Self was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 10th February 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'Sufi Saints Seated around Holy Scriptures' - by an anonymous Indian painter.

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