The Tomb of Baba Yadgar, in Nineveh province of northern Iraq, is their holy place, a goal for pilgrimage.Painting of female musicians from Hasht Behesht Palace in IsfahanIt was in the light of the tree recurring connection with psychogeography that I entertained the thought that the Bard may have had an interest in Sufism, after I discovered that the mulberry tree reputedly planted by Shakespeare in his garden was the earliest known point of pilgrimage for tourists drawn to Stratford. I was astounded to find that it has indeed been proposed that Shakespeare did have an interest in Sufism, a proposition based on an interpretation of his plays by respected Shakespeare scholar and Sufi mystic, Martin Lings (see here), following a line of evidence entirely independent of my arboreal train of thought.I conclude with the story of a mulberry tree that grew in the walled garden of an ancient Sufi lodge, which features in a childhood memory related by the Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz, recalled in his book, Fountain and Tomb; he describes amounted to a mystical vision of the lodge shaykh, who declaimed a cryptic line of Persian, then vanished (Hathaway 2003: 138).There, under the central mulberry tree, stands a man, a dervish unlike those I seen before. He is great with age but extremely tall, his face a pool of glowing light.
And as I was doing that, I was seeing references to certain names of stories that I’ve never heard of before. And at first I thought it was more misinformation, something that was misattributed to him or perhaps a parody that people mistook for being a real Dr. Seuss thing.
“We still see huge opportunity for companies in the North East to use the public markets and equity finance to scale up,” says Marcus. “Prior to the financial crisis people tended to view different forms of finance in isolation. Bank money was seen as totally separate to venture capital money, which was totally removed again from the public markets.
3pm: Manchester is surrounded by some of the UK’s favourite stately homes. Tatton Hall or Lyme Park make perfect detours. If you prefer your landscape rugged, head for the Pennine village of Saddleworth, just a dozen miles away. Prime lending rate is the interest rate charged by banks to their most credit worthy customers. Adequate capital helps financial intermediaries to survive even during substantial losses. It gives time to re establish the business and avoid any break in operations.
The current Ohio State roster includes three former Black Hawks forwards. Sophomore John Wiitala spent three seasons in Waterloo and was a member of the Hawks’ 2013/14 Anderson Cup Championship team. Freshman Ronnie Hein was Waterloo’s captain last winner.