The great sufi scholar and poet Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi died in 1273 in Konya, Turkey. This year marks the 848th death anniversary, which followers call his “union with God” (vuslat).
In recent years, many have attempted to correct the skewed Rumi that the West has been presented with. ‘Rumi: The Musical’ was meant to be one of those attempts, but it failed.
Authorities will begin rebuilding a learning complex believed to be the home of the famous 13th century Sufi poet.
Turkey, a country with many rich offerings - from its natural beauty, gastronomy, history and the arts - wants tourists to continue coming to its highly unique and distinctive regions.
Imran Khan's first official visit to Turkey since taking office of the prime minister last August comes at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The great sufi scholar and poet Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi died in 1273 in Konya, Turkey. This year marks the 845th death anniversary, which was marked with ceremonies in Konya and Istanbul.
A group of people came together to support each other to find their place in society with the Dervish dance known as Sema. They all have various disabilities and that's why they named the group "Wings of Hope."
There has been a lot of talk lately surrounding a possible movie which will tell the life story of 13th century Turkish-Persian mystic Rumi. But who exactly was the enigmatic poet?
#RumiWasntWhite explodes on social media as Oscar-winning screenwriter David Franzoni and producer Stephen Joel Brown draw fierce criticism from all circles for floating Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr as Rumi, Shams of Tabriz.
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