Iqbal Academy Pakistan's latest publication "The Message of Iqbal" by Dr. Maqsood Jafari

Iqbal Academy Pakistan's latest publication "The Message of Iqbal" has come to light. In this book written in English with 97 pages and 15 chapters, the author Dr. Maqsood Jafari has discussed Iqbal's concept of self with a new meaning of higher consciousness of the self as opposed to the general concept. Reading this book not only strengthens the positive thinking in the individual but it also creates positive social and political effects. He portrays Iqbal as a reformer who calls for awakening of the Muslim world. The comprehensiveness of Dr. Maqsood Jafari's writings is evident from the chapters he has written on Iqbal's concept of self, Iqbal's philosophy of Education, Indian Muslims, Culture, Independence, Kashmir, Islamic democracy, Sufism and Islamic State. Dr. Jafari expresses deep thought and clarity in each chapter.
 Dr. Maqsood Jafari has an excellent understanding of Iqbal's works in Persian, Urdu and English. He understands the Eastern tradition and the thinking of the modern West. He reaches the core of Iqbal's philosophy by exposing the reality of the self. This metaphysical concept expands the whole book into various aspects of the self. Dr. Maqsood Jafari, who is well versed in philosophy and literature, is sincerely trying home and abroad to make people listen to Iqbal's words as a ray of hope in times of despair filled with truth, beauty and love.
He sees Iqbal as the "poet of tomorrow" with the ability and power to revolutionize the world. Dr. Maqsood Jafari's book on Iqbal is a creative addition to the field of Iqbal Studies. It gives the reader a new insight into different aspects of Iqbal's thought which is important to meet the needs of humanity.