Tag: Mowlana

Turkey Claiming Possession of Rumi with Hollywood’s Help

In an interview with Sobh-e Now, the Iranian director Shahram Asadi talks about Turkey’s plans to claim possession of famous Persian poet, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, including their ongoing plan to produce a film about his life with Hollywood’s help.

1000 Poets Object to Iran-Turkey’s Joint UNESCO Submission of Rumi’s Masnavi

1000 Persian-speaking poets and literati signed a statement, entitled “Rumi Is a Poet from Balkh to Konya”, to voice their objection to a recent move by Iran and Turkey to jointly register the book Masnavi by the renowned poet Rumi in UNESCO, ignoring his birthplace Afghanistan.

Proposed Iran-Turkey joint project to make a movie on Rumi

The film is estimated to carry a cost of $5-6 million. Turkey says it can cover $3-4 million of the project and expects the Iranian side to pick up the rest of the tab.

An interview with Shahram Nazeri about Mawlana and Iranian society

Artists should make the most of the trust that people have placed in them, said Shahram Nazeri.

To be good humans, we need to render grudges a thing of the past

Seyyed Hassan Khomeini says the first thing society can do to march toward goodness is to let go of grudges.

France to release Ali Reza Qorbani’s album

Lost in Love, a new album by Iranian vocalist Ali Reza Qorbani, which has been recorded by the French company Accords Croisés, is slated to be released in Paris.

On Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi with Brad Gooch

In an interview Brad Gooch, an American biographer, weighs in on his latest project on Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi.
Mowlana Rumi and Salafism

Salafis, Yesterday and Today

An expert sheds light on why Salafis are called what they are called and what Salafism meant to Mowlana.

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