Sufi- Sufism is popular in such African countries as Morocco and Senegal, where it is seen as a mystical expression of Islam. Sufism is traditional in Morocco but has seen a growing revival with the renewal of Sufism around contemporary spiritual teachers such as Sidi Hamza al Qadiri al Boutshishi. Mbacke suggests that one reason Sufism has taken hold in Senegal is because it can accommodate local beliefs and customs, which tend toward the mystical.

Sufi- Sufism is popular in such African countries as Morocco and Senegal, where…

Islamic mysticism. Whirling dervish and Arabic calligraphy.

Discover the Top 25 Most Inspiring Rumi Quotes: mystical Rumi quotes on Love, Transformation and Wisdom.

Yenikapı Mevlevihânesi'nden üç mevlevi dervişi

Three Mevlevi dervishes of the Yenikapı Mevlevihânesi (convent of Yenikapı). Late-Ottoman era, end of century.

“ How could the soul not take flight when from the glorious Presence A soft call flows sweet as honey, comes right up to her and whispers, “Rise up now, come away. Rumi

Whirling Dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

Urdu Poetry, Journal, Sufi, Islamic Art, Istanbul, Collages, Turkey, Pastel, Dancing

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