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The 741st anniversary of Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi

Denizli Metropolitan Municipality has organized a commemoration program on the occasion of 741st anniversary of the death of the great scholar of Sufism philosophy, Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi. Thousands of Denizli people came to watch the Whirling Dervish show and the Sufi music concerts.

Denizli metropolitan Municipality held the commemoration program on the occasion of 741st anniversary of the death of the great scholar of Sufism philosophy, Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi at Pamukkale University Arena Sports Hall. Denizli Governor Sükrü Kocatepe and his wife Sultan Kocatepe, Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan and his wife Berrin Zolan, Pamukkale University Rector Hüseyin Bağcı, guests and thousands of citizens attended the memorial program called the ''Wedding Night''. Mayor Zolan, ''Starting his work thousand years ago on the Anatolian motherland territory, he ensured the strengthening of our spirituality, spiritual leader and our culture. We came here together today to commemorate the 741st anniversary of the death of the great scholar of Sufism philosophy, Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi. He was understanding death as a wedding night. He was always said: 'World is a transit place, we are not here to stay.' This is why we should leave away the beauties and look for our soul, ''he said. 

 
''The most important love is love to Allah''


Mayor Zolan spoke as follows: ''In Denizli we have many our elder beauties. Starting with the first Denizli commander Server Gazi 800 years ago to Fatma Yıldız and İnanç Bey, we have a lot of heroes in Denizli. But we also also spiritual leaders in Denizli. Oane of them is Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi, the great scholar of Sufism philosophy.'' Remembering the words of Mevlana, wich say the 'World is a transit place, we are not here to stay', Mayor Zolan said: ''The most important love, beauty is the love of Allah. Mevlana is a symbol of love, peace, brotherhood and tolerance. Mevlana was accepted the day of death as the day of rebirth, the day when will go to Allah.''