Monthly Archives: October 2011

visitors at Suleymaniye Mosque

Suleymaniye Camii, Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Suleymaniye Camii, Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Bozdogan Kemeri

Bozdogan Kemeri, Valens Adequette, Istanbul-Aksaray, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Bozdogan Kemeri, Valens Adequette, Istanbul-Aksaray, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Safe Passing

Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

sunny building

Balat-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Balat-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

with unfamiliar shape

Safer harbor for birds “Alman Cesmesi”

Alman Çeşmesi, German Fountain, Sultanahmet-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Alman Çeşmesi, German Fountain, Sultanahmet-Istanbul, pentax k10d, 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,
did not descend from Adam and Eve or any origin story. Continue reading

Back To School “Hirami Ahmet Pasa Camii”

Hirami Ahmet Paşa Camii, Hirami Ahmet Pasa Mosque , Fatih-Balat, Istanbul, pentax kx , by ozgur ozkok

Hirami Ahmet Paşa Camii, Hirami Ahmet Pasa Mosque , Fatih-Balat, Istanbul, pentax kx , by ozgur ozkok

Young woman in black is walking her girl

Toy seller “heart to heart”

Toy seller, Oyuncak satıcısı, Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Toy seller, Oyuncak satıcısı, Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

They say there is a doorway from heart to heart. What is the use of a door when there are no walls?

Mevlana Rumi

Your heart is the size of an ocean “Balat Park”

Balat, Istanbul, pentax k10d by ozgur ozkok

Balat, Istanbul, pentax k10d by ozgur ozkok

Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths!
Mevlana

The ghosts of Hagia Sophia “Ayasofya muzesi”

Ayasofya Muzesi, Hagia Sophia Museum, pentax kx , Istanbul by ozgur ozkok

Ayasofya Muzesi, Hagia Sophia Museum, pentax kx , Istanbul by ozgur ozkok

some frames from Hagia Sophia museum

Ayasofya Muzesi, Hagia Sophia Museum, pentax kx , Istanbul by ozgur ozkok

Ayasofya Muzesi, Hagia Sophia Museum, pentax kx , Istanbul by ozgur ozkok