A Dedication & Joint Celebration of Mevlana Celaleddin RUMI's 800th Birthday in conjunction with his “Seb’i Arus” & Sir Arthur C. CLARKE’s 90th Birthday. Presented by Bircan ÜNVER on December 5, 2007 at Graduate Center/CUNY. Organized by Light Millennium.
>“To Unite: That is why we came.
To Divide: That is not our aim.”
-Mevlana Celaleddin RUMI
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.."
- Arthur C. CLARKE
From the presentation:
"Mevlana Celaleddin RUMI and
Arthur C. CLARKE: TWO UNIVERSAL MEN
who have made it their lives’ purpose to illuminate the Earth's past, present, and future universal values.
These Two Universal Men, who will light the way for all time, have something in common:
Mevlana Celaleddin RUMI (1207 - 1273) left this worldon December 17, 1273, which He defined as his “Wedding Night” with God, also known as "Seb'i Arus” in Persian.“Seb’i Arus” has been celebrated in the Middle East for centuries, in particular, in Konya, Turkey, where RUMI’s museum and mausoleum are also located.
And Arthur C. CLARKE was born on December 16, 1917, during WWI, and just a day before RUMI's passing!"
Key words: Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium, Two Universal Men, 90th Birthday of Sir Arthur
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