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... the call to prayer has started. The local sheep dogs are baying in haunting accompaniment.
OK… What was I writing about??? Right, so in case you don’t remember (or I didn’t tell you the details last year), I’m on an archaeological project at a site called Boncuklu (the hill of beads) in a small farming village called Hayiroglu that is an hour east of the large city of Konya and located on the Anatolian plains in Turkey. ...
... one of the world's great mystic philosophers. His poetry and religious writings are among the most beloved and respected in the Islamic world. Born in 1207, Rumi later became known as Mevlâna (Our Guide) to his followers. Tolerance is central to Mevlâna's teachings, as in this famous verse:
Come, whoever you may be,
Even if you may be An infidel, a pagan, or a fire-worshipper, come.
Ours is not a brotherhood of ...
... of muslims come here to pray to the Mevlana, but that made it easy for me to figure out where I needed to go as there were big groups of them going there - I just followed them. The museum was amazing, the building itself is where the dervish order lived.
There were also lots of really nice mosques in Konya, as I was on my way to the Mevlevi museum I saw this really cool looking one, and as I was walking over to it a man ...
... veterinarian, messenger, blacksmith, and cook. Stones cut from the
volcanic rock were used in the construction of the caravanserais in the region of Cappadocia.
For defense purposes, their walls were constructed like castle walls. The doors were made of iron.
Caravanserais were built along roads running from Antalya - ...
... sights in Konya, and even though the Turks and I didn't understand each other too well, the Turkish people were patient and would go out of their way to make sure we got to where we needed to go. For instance, we asked a guy at dinner where the dervishes were performing and he hopped in is car and took us there himself! Being in Konya has been a highlight for me. Konya is where the Sufi mystic Rumi ...