SHRINES: AN IMPORTANT CREATIVE IMPULSE OF IQBAL'S POETRY
Allama Mohammad Iqbal visited many shrines in his life and wrote poems of appreciation for the personalities buried there. These were great poets, spiritual personalities, military commanders as well as warlords. Iqbal visited many shrines but of Hazrat Mahboob-e-Ilahi, Mirza Ghalib, Dara Shikoh, Napoleon, Mahmood Ghaznavi, Ahmad Shah Abdali, Sanai Ghaznavi, Sheikh Ahmad Sarhandi are prominent. He praised not only their dynamic personalities but also the creative qualities of their leadership. He was great admirer of classical writers of Persian and Urdu. He visited the shrines of Mirza Ghalib and Sanai Ghaznavi and wrote very impressive poems. It can be said that the shrines were creative impulse of Iqbal’s poetry.