A splendidly extensive and detailed bibliography of Iqbal and Iqbal studies is appended to A. Schimmel, Gabriel’s Wing (Leiden, 1963) and to this the student may confidently turn. The list below represents a selection of works bearing more particularly on the translation and interpretation of the Javid Nama.


IQBAL, Javid-nama. Lahore, 1932. With Persian-Urdu glossary, Hyderabad (Deccan), 194.6.


A. BAUSANI, Il Poema Celeste. Rome, 1952.

A. SCHIMMEL, Buch der Ewigkeit. Munich, 1957.

MAHMUD AHMAD, The Pilgrimage of Eternity. Lahore, 1961.

F. MEYEROVITCH and MOHAMMED MOKRI, Le Livre de l'Éternité. Paris, 1962.


A. ANWAR BEG, The Poet of the East. Lahore, 1939.

IQBAL SINGH, The Ardent Pilgrim. London, 1951.


Aspects of Iqbal (various authors). Lahore, 1938.

B. A. DAR, A Study in Iqbal's Philosophy. Lahore, 1944

I. H. ENVER, The Metaphysics of Iqbal, Lahore, 1944.

S. A. VAHID, Iqbal, his Art and Thought. Lahore, 1944 (enlarged edition, London, 1959).

Iqbal as a Thinker (various authors). Lahore, 1945.

K. G. SAIYIDAIN, Iqbal's Educational Philosophy. Lahore, 194

S. SINHA, Iqbal, the Poet and his Message. Allahabad, 1947.

A. SCHIMMEL, Gabriel’s Wing. Leiden, 1963


R. A. NICHOLSON, Secrets of the Self. London, 1920.

A. J. ARBERRY, Tulip of Sinai. London, 1947.

V. G. KIERNAN, Poems from Iqbal. Bombay, 1947 (new edition, London, 1955)

A. J. ARBERRY, Persian Psalms. Lahore, 1948.

A. J. ARBERRY, Mysteries of Senselessness. London, 1953