December 17, 2023 “Risk Everything for Love! Celebrating Rumi,” Rev. Dr. Mellen Kennedy

Around the world, people of all faiths and cultures who are lovers of Jelaluddin Rumi gather today on Rumi’s Urs, the day of his death, in 1273 in Konya (now in Turkey). He was a renowned scholar and mystic and would recite ecstatic poems while whirling in grief and joy. This practice evolved into what we now call the whirling dervishes. Come join in a time of song, mediation, poetry and story as we celebrate one of the greatest mystics of all times.

 

 

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