Travel and Culture..
- Profile of the largest Turkish city, Istanbul.
Istanbul 2007 - November 2007 - The second annual contemporary
art fair in Istanbul will be held from the 29th of November
through to the 2nd of December, 2007.
Artist Charged for Insulting Turkishness - The English
collage artist Michael Dickinson had been accused of insulting
the prime minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He was
held by Turkish police for ten days after exhibiting works
which included one where Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip
Erdogan was depicted as a pet dog being patted by president
- I am
God's Lion, not the lion of passion. I have no longing except
for the One. When a wind of personal reaction comes, I do
not go along with it. There are many winds full of anger,
and lust and greed. They move the rubbish around, but the
solid mountain of our true nature stays where it's always
has a hundred forms of pride and disdain, and is gained by
a hundred means of persuasion. Since Love is loyal, it purchases
one who is loyal: it has no interest in a disloyal companion.
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