Saturday, January 3, 2009
Allama Iqbal's Mausoleum
This is the mausoleum of Allama Sir Muhammed Iqbal who provided the vision of Pakistan as a separate state for the Muslims of the Indian sub continent. Famous all over the world as the poet of the East his works have been translated into several languages and are studied and taught all over the world. The mausoleum is located in a courtyard between the Lahore fort and the Shahi Masjid in Lahore.
If freedom depends on belief's bargain,
In any such deal not an iota you gain,
The soul and the body here face a great clash,
Modern culture has made of us beats most rash.