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Konya Turkey, Site of Mevlana Rumi Museum (Shrine)

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Early Life of Mevlana Rumi

Rumi was born on September 30, 1207 at Balkh, in the Iranian region of Khorasan,  part of the current territory of Afghanistan.   Rumi’s father was Bahauddin Walad, son of  Husayn Khatibi. He was...

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Urs/Uroos of Mevlana Rumi (Konya, Turkey)

  Whirling Dervishes is perhaps the most recognized ritual of Sufism popular all over the world. The whirling called Sema, while may seem a form of dance, is actually a deeply spiritual exercise usually...