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Mansoor Akbar Kundi



Democracy, a parliament and a woman in hijab...

Mansoor Akbar Kundi

Jumada' al-Akhirah 06, 14201999-09-16

Sister Safa Merve Kavakci’s hijab battle dominated the political debate in Turkey about the functioning of democratic norms and secularism until it was buried by the August earthquake. While the secular Kemalist government got egg on its face for its poor handling of the rescue efforts, the hijab issue is still being debated.


Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi’s message of balanced spirituality

Mansoor Akbar Kundi

Jumada' al-Akhirah 21, 14201999-08-01

There is only one Maulana in Turkey - Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, known as one of the greatest mystic poets of Islam. In Turkey, he is known simply as ‘Mevlana,’ and his followers go by the title of ‘Mevlevi.’

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