800th Anniversary of the Birth of Rumi organized at UNESCO on 6 September 2007
A day of commemoration is organized at UNESCO on 6 September 2007 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Mawlana Jalal-ud-Din Balkhi-Rumi, one of the greatest poets, philosophers and scholars of the Islamic civilization.
An enlightening film, "Peaceful Warrior" starring Nick Nolte and Amy Smart. It is Based on "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" a bestseller book by Dan Millman.
Film by Mark Amin: "Peaceful Warrior" is a contemporary tale of Rumi & Shams Tabrizi
Rumi, the 13th Century brilliant Persian mystic who is now one of the most widely read poets in America. Also known as Mevlana
Who is Mevlana?
Mevlana who is also known as Rumi, was a philosopher and mystic of Islam, but not a Muslim of the orthodox type. His doctrine advocates unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and awareness through love. To him and to his disciples all religions are more or less truth. Looking with the same eye on Muslim, Jew and Christian alike, his peaceful and tolerant teaching has appealed to men of all sects and creeds. «more»
Peaceful Warrior" http://www.khamush.com /http://www.rumi.net/rumi_by_shiva.htm