Wednesday 29th June at Rumi’s Cave
FREE ADMISSION: Talk&Iftar
TITLE: THE FRIENDS AND FOES OF ADAM’S CHILDREN IN THE TEACHINGS OF RUMI
Come for Ramadan reflections @ 7:30pm to be enlightened by the legacy of Rumi. A Talk will be given by Dr.Muhammad Isa Waley covering key aspects with specialist knowledge. This will be a rare treat this Ramadan.
About Guest Speaker:
Curator for Persian & Turkish, Asian and African Studies at British Library
Expertise: Persian, Turkish and Arabic manuscripts: palaeography, codicology, illumination, illustration, cataloguing etc.
Dr Waley is a Member of the Islamic Manuscript Association. Dr Waley co-authored a recent (2014) publication The Mughals: Life, Art and Culture: Mughal Manuscripts and Paintings in the British Library. The publication showcases an extensive collection of illustrated manuscripts and paintings that depict the splendour and vibrant colour of Mughal life. From scenes of country life, including lively hunting parties and formal portraits of emperors, to illustrations of works of literature which manage to convey complex storylines in a single image, many of these works have never been published.
Iftar will be served after the talk. Please join us on Wednesday evening to be able to entre the world of Jalaluddin Rumi through an authentic knowledge and understanding of Islam.
Don’t miss out!