Seb-i Arus Program held by Ümraniye Municipality for the 741st Reunion Anniversary of Hz. Mevlana took place in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Atakent Cultural Center with the great amount of interest from the public.
Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi’s Seb-i Arus program was made with the attendance of a big audience under the hosting of Mehmet Fatih Çıtlak. Ümraniye Mayor Hasan Can, Justice and Development Party Ümraniye County President Av. Enver Sedat Çakıroğlu, Ümraniye Police Chief of the District Hüseyin Göllüce, Justice and Development Party Ümraniye County Women’s Branch President Mukaddes Tosun, Deputy Mayors Av. Mahmut Eminmollaoğlu, Mustafa Küçükkapdan, Maliki Ejder Batur, Türkan Öztürk, members of the city council, headmen, non-governmental organization managements, municipality unit managers and many citizens attended to the program held at Istanbul Metropolitan Cultural Center.
In the night Mevlana, who named the night of his death as “Coming together with the lover, wedding night”, was remembered with Whirling Dervishes, emotional moments were lived.
MAYOR HASAN CAN; “HZ.MEVLANA IS JUST A MONUMENT OF OUR BELIEF SYSTEM’’
Indicating that Hz. Mevlana’s love was not for only Islam world; it was for all humanity instead, Ümraniye Mayor Hasan Can said in his speech: “Hz. Mevlana is a thinker for all humanity and a man of heart with his life and words.” Mayor Hasan Can also said: “Hz. Mevlana is a sea of love, a wave of sympathy and is the monument of our belief system. He is a man of heart accepting the night he would die as Seb-i Aruz, which means “The Wedding Night.” How does a human spend his life to accept his night of dead as a wedding night? This perception is related with the understanding of life, sympathy and love.”
After that, Seb-i Arus program, which the reunion day of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi, ended with the prayers for Hz. Mevlana.
Date: December 20, 2014