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They will ask you what you have produced

Kalenderhane Camii, Kalenderhane Mosque, Beyazid-İstanbul, Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Kalenderhane Camii, Kalenderhane Mosque, Beyazid-İstanbul, Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

They will ask you what you have produced. Say to them, except for Love,
what else can a Lover produce?
Mevlana Rumi

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work has been put in every heart

Kalenderhane Camii, Kalenderhane Mosque, Beyazid-İstanbul, Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Kalenderhane Camii, Kalenderhane Mosque, Beyazid-İstanbul, Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Mevlana Rumi

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your mirror will be polished

Sultanahmet Camii, Blue Mosque, İstanbul-Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Sultanahmet Camii, Blue Mosque, İstanbul-Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?
Mevlana Rumi

Last laundry days of winter

Galata-Istanbul,  pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Galata-Istanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

first, last, outer, inner, only that breath breathing human being.

Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

“Not Christian or Jew or Muslim, not Hindu
Buddhist, Sufi, or zen. Not any religion
or cultural system.

I am not from the East or the West,
not out of the ocean or up from the ground,
not natural or ethereal, not
composed of elements at all.

I do not exist, am not an entity in this world or in the next,
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Uskudar, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque

Mihrimah Sultan Camii, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, Üsküdar-İstanbul, pentax kx, by ozgur ozkok

Mihrimah Sultan Camii, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, Üsküdar-İstanbul, pentax kx, by ozgur ozkok

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streets of Assos-Behramkale, Canakkale

Assos-Behramkale, Canakkale, Turkey-Turkiye , pentax kx, by ozgur  ozkok

Assos-Behramkale, Canakkale, Turkey-Turkiye , pentax kx, by ozgur ozkok

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Buyukada, An hour away but it is a part of paradise

Büyükada, Adalar-İstanbul, prince's islands , by ozgur ozkok, pentax k10d

Büyükada, Adalar-İstanbul, prince's islands , by ozgur ozkok, pentax k10d

Touring by fayton is not enough if you really want to explore Büyükada. You have to walk to catch for hidden corners …

Büyükada, Adalar-İstanbul, prince's islands , by ozgur ozkok, pentax k10d

Büyükada, Adalar-İstanbul, prince's islands , by ozgur ozkok, pentax k10d

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Uskudar, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque

Mihrimah Sultan Camii, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, Üsküdar, İstanbul,  pentax kx

Mihrimah Sultan Camii, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, Üsküdar, İstanbul, pentax kx

The Mihrimah Sultan is one of Sinan’s early mosques, where he made a structural experiment, choosing to flank the main dome on three sides with three half-domes.

Mihrimah Sultan Camii, Üsküdar-İstanbul

Mihrimah Sultan Camii, Üsküdar-İstanbul


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Nurbanu Sultan Valide-i Atik Camii

Nurbanu Sultan Valide-i Atik Camii, Üsküdar-İstanbul,  pentax kx

Nurbanu Sultan Valide-i Atik Camii, Üsküdar-İstanbul, pentax kx