China heaven to describe the United States, for example, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou, under heaven. “in the Middle East, some people use it to describe the ancient city of Damascus, Syria Millennium, this person was a saint, the founder of Islam Muhammad Mohammed.
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said that Muhammad was once far from overlooking Damascus city, but refused to town, he told his men: “Damascus is the beautiful kingdom of heaven, life can only go in once, so I can only choose to enter after death. “
thousands of years, no one doubts the beauty of the paradise of Damascus. In 2008, when I walked in Damascus, the ancient city of the ancient scene of the “Arabian Nights” as described in the memory of blowing: the constant pounding of narrow streets, jewelry workshops and bronze shop, life of the streets, The smell of roast lamb floating in the air. The magnificent temples, churches and castles … just living Syrians living in the old house Shenxiang baths Chasi, markets and shops, in the hearts of everyone wiping down the thick and mysterious Arab colors.
October 2011, one day, I received an email from the monastery of Mar Musa, Mr. Paul, he invited me to attend the Christmas mass prayer ceremony monastery organizations. Mar Musa, monastery 40 km distance from Damascus in the Syrian desert hinterland, where I once spent a brief but pleasant retreat time. Perhaps Paul Dean to all guests stay in the monastery made to this important message.
car slowly moved away from the Damascus airport to the city, at first glance, the front of the ancient city of Enron, such as old people spread out in the bakery next to a stone hot roast Nang. Because no skyscrapers, the line of sight on the streets of Great. The city orderly, old people sitting in the coffee shop, pumping smoke talk big day, people in the car patiently waiting for a red light, the human face is calm and peaceful, they can see the speed of the stranger face surfaced smile, almost synchronization with your eyes.