RR Cover


Republic of Rumi: A Novel of Reality (2007) was first published by Iqbal Academy Pakistan in 2007, and has been reprinted since then.

Cover design by Kanwar Schahzeb.

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Khurram Ali Shafique
Khurram Ali ShafiquePresidential Iqbal Award
Khurram Ali Shafique is the author of several books on Iqbal, including “Iqbal: an Illustrated Biography”, for which he received Presidential Iqbal Award, and the recently published “Iqbal: His Life and Our Times”. He has vast experience as an educationist. He is the founder of Marghdeen Learning Centre and is the pioneer of online courses in Iqbal Studies, which he has been conducting since May 2011.

About the book

Inside the Garden a secret as old as life itself has been lying undetected for the last hundred years but you must leave everything outside—even your previous knowledge.

Here is the irony of a man who was the greatest living poet of two languages but the secret he had to tell had no name in any language of the world.


How to purchase

The book is available on bookstores in Pakistan. For further inquiries, please email marghdeen@gmail.com


This book marked a significant breakthrough in Iqbal Studies, as it revealed the internal coherence in the works of Iqbal.