One of the first names that come to mind when Konya is mentioned is Mevlana. Mevlana is one of the most important cultural heritages representing Konya. Mevlana is an important Islamic scholar and thinker for both Konya and Islamic history. Mevlana, whose real name is Muhammed Celaleddin, started to be mentioned with this name meaning 'our master' after he started to give lectures in Konya. Mevlana is also known as Rumi. Rumi literally means Anatolia. He was given this name for living in Konya for many years and being one of the important cultural heritages of Anatolia.

 Mevlana was born on September 30, 1207, in the Khorasan region of Balkh, located on the borders of Afghanistan....

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