My Favourite and Some Famous Verses of Allama Iqbal

Allama Iqbal, the famous urdu poet was born on November 9, 1877, in Sialkot, present day Pakistan. He was a philosopher, academic, barrister and politician. He is one of the founding fathers of Pakistan. His poetry is famous in urdu language speakers around the world. His writing is deep and profound. Summarizing his work in one post is impossible. Sharing some of my favourite and famous verses of Allama Iqbal.

famous verses of Allama Iqbal

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Shoes Inside the House: Yes, Maybe or Never?

In almost all cultures around the world, having guests over is a matter of honour and pride. Especially in the desi/southasian/brown culture, guests are considered a blessing. The etiquettes of hospitality in our culture require making the guests feel comfortable and welcomed. This might bring a few house rules in conflict with the requirements of hospitality and the one I would like to discuss today is: do you allow shoes inside the house?

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Recommending Some Great Urdu Cartoons for Kids

One of the great tools to teach children urdu are good quality cartoons and shows in the language. Sharing a list of urdu cartoons for kids, that will be appealing for them, along with links. You can watch these with your children to improve their vocabulary and interest in urdu. This has been one of the questions I’m asked the most on the blog along with recommendations for urdu books for children so I’m happy to answer it today.

Urdu Cartoons for Kids

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Halloween Survival Guide for Mom

Halloween is upon us and this is a busy time for families. There are costumes to be arranged and house decorations to be done along with errands, family schedules and responsibilities. Sharing a Halloween survival guide for mom to make it through the season with flying colours and a sane mind. Before we start, here are the costumes we are all doing this year!

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10 Reasons Why I Love Yakeen Ka Safar

Yakeen Ka Safar is the latest Pakistani drama airing on HUM TV that’s gaining popularity around the world and being discussed in everyone’s living rooms. I started watching the drama a little late and caught up on all the episodes two weeks back. Like countless ones before me, I’m also hooked now. Here are all reasons why I’m loving Yakeen Ka Safar. Spoiler Alert if you haven’t watched all the episodes.

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Urdu Song for Children about Autumn

Call it Fall or Autumn, I love the season when the leaves change colour and the weather cools down a bit. Ofcourse this is a great opportunity to talk about seasons and learn the urdu words for various colours. Zeynab and I shared this Urdu song for children about Autumn in our Urdu story time this week and the children loved it.So we are sharing the lyrics and tune with you all here. Enjoy singing and learning!

Urdu Song for Children

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