“You think of yourself as a citizen of the universe. You think you belong to this world of dust and matter. Out of this dust you have created a personal image, and have forgotten about the essence of your true origin” ― Rumi, Hush, Don't Say Anything to God: Passionate Poems of Rumi
Symbolism of the Sema ritual > the Semazen's camel hair hat (sikke) represents the tombstone of the ego; his wide, white skirt (tennure) represents the ego's shroud; and by removing his black cloak (hırka), he is spiritually reborn to the truth.
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