After going to Rumi's museum and learning about him, I came to Sems, who is Rumi's teacher. It is nothing significant but you might as well come. It is a small mosque in a park and it is free. Beware the begging children outside.
While the Mevlana Museum is large and ornate, the Shams Tebrizi tomb and mosque is understated and simple, which was very nice to see. There is a wonderful calm and tranquility about the place. We just sat there for a while and soaked in the atmosphere and meditated. Left with a lighter heart.
❤️Shams of Tabrez❤️ His place is just like him; A mystry that never cared for this world to unravel before. While Mevlana's shrine still draws crowds, Shams RA's (said) place is aloof and self assured in its own way. Perfect if you really want to spend some time with him.
If you appreciate Sufism then most definitely this place is worth visiting. Spend a few minutes in the mosque and feel a very calm and spiritual energy making your holiday different from the other usual holidays.
Visit Shams I Tebrizi as well if you are in Konya for visiting Mawlana Celaleddin Rumi. He was Rumis teacher and soulmate. I found great peace visiting his tomb. If it is a prayer time it is a problem. Either wait or try to go in and stay at the back. Women can go up and look down on the... 更多
Sems tomb should be visited if you are coming to Konya to pay attribute to Mavlana Alrumi. However you to know that there is a huge doubt that this is his true tomb. The tomb is located inside a small mosque that is nicely preserved
Very peaceful atmosphere, people go and pray 2 rakat upon entering the mosque, read surah fatiha next to the tomb and go back to the mosque to read Quran.
Shams was Rumi's guru. So, according to custom, one should call on his grave before Rumi's. It is about ten minutes walk from Rumi's tomb. The exterior of Sham's tomb is simple. Inside is a small hall. Women sit on the first floor. If a prayer meeting is in progress, sit quietly among the other worshippers. Sham's grave is on... 更多