Friday, November 26, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Saadi

Saadi was an important Persian poet and a sufi (mystic) who lived in Persia in 13. century. His well known works are Bostan (The Orchard) and Gulistan (The Rose Garden). Many figurative stories were told by him about Islamic and universal virtues in his works. These two works of him were taught as lessons in the schools of Ottoman Empire for many centuries.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Conference of the Birds

Many people know Rumi and his famous work Masnavi. But only a few of them know Farid ud-Din Attar and his masterpiece "The Conference of the Birds"

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Osman Şahin

Today I read Osman Şahin's "Mahşer(Last Judgement)." It is a story book. There are two short and one long story that includes 8 sub-stories.