Study of the moon and stars. Ottoman miniature from 17th century. Istanbul.

Emily would love this piece because it is the study of the moon and stars with Ottoman people miniature picture from century. This a type of Istanbul portrait.

Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript.

The Masnavi, Book One (Oxford World's Classics) (Bk. by Jalal al-Din Rumi. Series - Oxford World's Classics.

Nusret Colpan was a Turkish painter, architect and miniaturist, renowned for his paintings in Ottoman miniature style depicting cities around the world, particularly Istanbul.

Nusret Colpan, Turkish painter, architect & miniaturist, renowned for his paintings in Ottoman miniature style depicting cities around the world, particularly Istanbul

"The act of trying to find the way home is what convinces us we are lost. We’re not lost, we’re not alone, and we’ve never even left home." ~Rumi ..*

Sufis kiss the hand of their master/sheikh sufis. Imam Mohamed Abdo, an anti-sufi/salafi, hated that hand-kissing custom.

Mevlana, Dünya ve Kainat

Mevlana, Dünya ve Kainat

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Iskander Encounters Ilyas and Khizr at the Well of Life, Persia, Safavid, Qazvin or Mashhad, 988 AH/1580 AD | Lot | Sotheby's

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Iskander Encounters Ilyas and Khizr at the Well of Life, Persia, Safavid, Qazvin or Mashhad, 988


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