World Bulletin / News Desk
A huge number of Turkish and Austrians attended the event in Wien.
“Despite the centuries that have passed, Rumi is still one of the most widely read Sufis today in the world. It only can be explained by his teachings’ influence on people’s hearts,” YEE Wien Manager Ayse Yorulmaz said at the opening ceremony.
“Mevlana is recognized as "Rumi" in the west and his works are all over the world,” said Prof. Mahmut Erol Kilic, an academician at Istanbul based Marmara University.
Poet, scholar and Sufi mystic Rumi is one of the most widely read philosophers across the world, whose teachings have transcended boundaries of race, color and religion.
Rumi, fondly known by his followers in Turkey as Mevlana which means a scholar, was a 13th-century Muslim poet, Sufi mystic and philosopher born in present-day Afghanistan.
He is buried in Turkey's central province of Konya, where his followers flock to his mausoleum, especially on his death anniversary.
Rumi's Masnavi poem, with its more than 50,000 verses, is considered the most influential work in Sufism and has been translated into 25 languages.
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Russian State Library has over 35,000 books and other printed material in Turkish language collected since 1828
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Istanbul hosts Turkey’s most visited museums with over 2 million visitors in first 4 months of 2018
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