Jalaluddin RumiHis importance transcends national, religious, and ethnic borders. His poems are recited in churches, synagogues, and Zen monasteries. He is one of the greatest guides to spiritual growth. The journey of Rumi’s life spreads across 4,000 kilometers. But it is in Konya, Turkey that he lived the last 45 years of his life, built the philosophy of Sufism, and went to his last resting place.