Mullah Nasrudin brief Biography
Nasrudin lived in Anatolia, Turkey; he was born in Hortu Village in Sivrihisar, Eskişehir in the 13th century, then settled in Akşehir, and later in Konya, where he died (probably born in 1209 CE and died 1275/6 or 1285/6 CE).
Mulla Nasruddin was a Sufi visionary who lived during the 13th century in the Middle East. Roaming around the deserts of Arabia, this mystic jester brought humor to the Sufi tradition and life to stoicism. His stories appear in literature and oral traditions from nations in the Middle East to China. Most of them claim this lovable son of the soil to be their own native.
As generations went by, new stories were added, others were
modified, and the character and his tales spread to other regions. The themes in
the tales have become part of the folklore of a number of nations and express
the national imaginations of a variety of cultures