The conference will focus on peaceful coexistence between Shams and Mowlana’s views and analysis of Shams’ articles from linguistic, literary, historical, cultural, sociological and psychological aspects, reported

Mowlana and Shams in oral culture of Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey as well as various narratives of Shams and Mowlana’s meeting in historical texts, travelogues, and memoirs will be also discussed in the confab.

The deadline for submitting the abstracts and full texts of the articles will be August 6.

Persian poet, jurist, theologian and Sufi mystic, Jalaleddin Mohammad Balkhi, better known as Maulavi, Mowlana, or Rumi is one of the most famous Iranian poets.

Rumi’s influence extends beyond national borders and ethnic divisions. Iranians, Tajiks, Turks, Greeks, Pashtuns, other Central Asian and Southeast Asian Muslims have been heavily influenced by the Persian poet’s spiritual heritage over the past centuries.

Rumi made one or two journeys to Syria, during one of which he met his mentor Shams.


Source: Iran Daily