Sufi whirling, Konya, Turkey
"Have you ever heard of the story of the one who is present and absent at the same time? I am in the middle of the crowd and my heart is somewhere else." - Sa'adī
Dance yourself dizzy on the streets of Konya… The Whirling Dervishes Festival is one of the world’s most intriguing sights, a mesmerising spectacle of dizzy twirling. The ritual whirling is an act of love and a performance of faith for the Sufi
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Whirling dervishes. Islamic Sufi mysticism.
Cahil kimsenin yanında kitap gibi sessiz ol. With an uneducated person be silent as a book.
Beautiful painting by Iraqi artist ALI NEMAH ,that shows the whirling dervishes, the followers of Mevlânâ Jalāl ad-Dīn Rūmī. (poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic)
Hossein Irandoust / Darvish series from the 'Spirituality in Motion' / Courtesy of Pro Art Gallery and the Artist
Islamic mysticism. Whirling dervish. Carol Bostan