The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

Architecture and decoration
 


My heart can take on any form:

A meadow for gazelles, a cloister for monks.

A sacred ground for idols, the Kaaba for the circling pilgrim,

The scrolls of the Torah, the book of the Qur’an.

It professes Love; wherever its caravan turns along the way,

Love is my law and love is my religion.

-Ibn Arabi, Islamic mystic poet (1165-1240)

 

 

 

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