In Asrar-i-Khudi, Iqbal also speaks of the
intensity of his devotion and loyalty to the Prophet (saw) while discussing the basic constituents of the Muslim Ummah(community),
and the foundations upon which it is built. We will refer to lines below to refer to our point:
In the Muslim’s
heart is the name of Muhammed(salla lahu alayhi wa’ale hi wasallam),
All our glory is from the name of Muhammed(salla lahu alayhi wa’ale hi wasallam).
He slept on a mat of rushes, (stems
But the crown of
Chrosreos (alludes to the defeat of Persian Emperor by Muslims) was under his followers’ feet.
He chose the nightly solitude of Mount Hira,
And he founded a nation, laws and government.
He passed many a night with sleepless eyes,
In order that the Muslims might sleep on Chrosroes’
In the hours of prayer,
tears fell like rain from his eyes.
When he prayed for Divine help, his sword answered “Amen,”
And extirpated the race of kings.
He instituted a new Law in the world,
He brought the empire of antiquity to an end.
With the key of religion he opened the door of this
The womb of the world
never bore his like,
sight high and low were one,
sat with his slave on one table.
daughter of the chieftain of Tai was taken prisoner in battle,
And brought into that exalted presence;
Her feet in chains, her face unveiled,
And her neck bowed with shame.
When the Prophet (saw) saw that the poor girl had no veil,
He covered her face with his own mantle.
He opened the gates of mercy to his enemies,
He gave to Makkah the message; “There’s no blame on you
He burnt clean
the distinctions of birth and race,
fire consumed this trash and rubble.
song of love for him fills my silent reed,
A hundred notes throb in my bosom.