Civilization of Paradise is both a collection of Qur’an inspired poetry and a fascinating record of intimate dialogs with a Sufi master in Damascus. Poetry, in the case of Asad Ali, is a way of life and prayer.
Iqbal's poems established him as a rising poet on the literary horizon of the subcontinent. His brilliance later dazzled the eyes of people living in distant countries and won for him an honourable place amongst the immortal poets of the world.
A compilation of two poems that delve into the question of how Muslims collectively entered into a situation where they are cut off from the tradition that made them great and provides solutions regarding what they will need in order to reclaim what once made them one of the greatest, religious, spiritual, and cultural groups in the history of mankind.