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Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

Whirling Dervishes in Konya, Central Anatolia, Turkey - “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” Rumi

Turkish whirling dervishes of Mevlevi Order, bowing in unison during the Sema ceremony.jpg

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The amazing Sufi dance "Mawlaweya" , originally invented by the very famous turkish Sufi scholar " Mawlana Jalal Al-Din Al-Rumi "

"Mawlaweya Dance" by Abdelrahman Elwassimy on - The amazing Sufi dance "Mawlaweya", originally invented by the very famous turkish Sufi scholar, "Mawiana Jalal Al-Din Al-Rumi".

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From Where the term "Whirling Dervish" came. Dervish dancer, Konya, Turkey 19 September 2008 by Ezequiel Scagnetti.

Dervish, "We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust." ~Rumi~

"Your love should never be offered to the mouth of a stranger; only to someone who has the valor and daring to cut pieces of their soul off with a knife, then weave them into a blanket to protect you.

Female whirling dervish

A Female Whirling Dervish In Capadocia, Turkey. Women could not whirl in front of an audience to join the Sufi ‘Sema’ Ceremony until about 10 years ago as it was considered a sin; today more than 20 female dervishes whirl with men.

Dance du derviche tourneur

Red dervish Whirling Dervishes, Performing the Sema Ceremony, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish Sema Dance

Turkish Sema Dance