Shikwah and Jawab-e-Shikwah
This new contemporary translation has taken more than a year to complete and a lot of thought has gone into retaining the poetic rhythm and nuances of the Urdu. This paperback volume has been hand-bound and includes a limited edition bookmark.
The book contains both the original Urdu transliterated into the Roman alphabet and a modern English translation. The translation is by the renowned scholar of Iqbal, Professor M. S. Baqa.
Forewords to this new translations have been provided by Dr. Javed Iqbal, former Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and son of the poet, Imran Khan, former cricketer turned politician, Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University, Washington, DC, and Katherine Schimmel, niece of the late famous Urdu scholar, Anne-Marie Schimmel and Director of Global Partnerships.