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Tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi in Konya by Jens Helmstedt

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Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, the great islamic mystical philosopher lived and taught in 13th century in the city of Konya in Middle Anatolia, Turkey.

© Photo by Jens Helmstedt

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  • Carla Jensen
    Carla Jensenover 5 years ago

    Another outstanding capture and info here …Jens!! the lighting and colors are fantastic ! wtg

  • Thanks thanks thanks, i´m happy you like my work Carla!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 5 years ago

    very wonderful to see this image!

    I very much admire the work of RUMI, his poetry and philosophy. I am glad to see that today, people are rediscovering one of the world’s greatest poets and philosopher.

    I hope to pay some homage to him by doing some paintings in the future from his writings. He shall never be forgotten.

  • Thanks for your comment Solomon – your words are right! Nice to hear that you like his poetry and philosophy. It is wonderful and timeless!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 5 years ago

    I listen to some of his work in audio, read by Deepak Chopra.

    Very few writers can match anything by Rumi…and that is true for most of the Persian writers as well. Persian writers it seem, mastered the art of writing very early in civilization, and its startling the depth of emotions captured in their verses.

  • You´re right about early persian writers. Rumis work was written in Persian, because the persian language was used for poetry and also official documents during late middle age under the Rum Seljuks in this region.

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • coffeetea
    coffeeteaover 5 years ago

    Arabic are magnificent letters… to my eyes..Spendid atmosphere here. fine photo! Jens.

  • Thank you Susan, have a nice day!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago


  • Thank you so much for your visits and comments Scott!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • S .
    S .over 5 years ago

    great photo jens

  • Thank you very much Shoaib!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvilleover 5 years ago

    very beautiful!!! Love your description as well!

  • Thank you very much for your interest and nice comment!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 5 years ago

    very beautiful Jens! :)

  • Thanks so much for your nice words Karin!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Kasey Cline
    Kasey Clineover 5 years ago

    WOW What a breathtaking image. So much to take in. The info you posted is very interesting and very inspiring to learn more….Beautiful work!

  • Thank you very much Kasey, i´m happy you like this photo and my information. i´m writing stories and books in german, but i try to write now more in english language. So my Redbubble portfolio is also my test field for this :) It´s nice for me, if there is also interest of the visitor about the story behind the photo. Hope you will come back Kasey – have a nice day!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Ming  Myaskovsky
    Ming Myaskovskyalmost 5 years ago

    I love your work… it’s the reflection of interest in multi-cultures spiritual realms and human experience. :D

  • Thank you so much for your wonderful words Ming !!!

    – Jens Helmstedt

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