Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) was an eminent Muslim poet-philosopher of the Subcontinent.He wrote his philosophical poetry in both Urdu and Persian. After getting his master’s degree inphilosophy from Government College Lahore in 1899, he proceeded to Cambridge for furthereducation (in law) and then obtained his Ph.D. from Munich University, Germany in 1907. Thetitle of his dissertation was “The Development of Metaphysics in Persia.” Iqbal’s range of interests includes religion, philosophy, science, art, politics, economics, nationalism, the revival of Muslim life, and universal brotherhood of man. His main philosophical contribution is his famous The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam. This is a collection of seven lectures he delivered between 1929 to 1932, and published in complete form in 1932, only six years before he passed away.