Dance dervishes

Dance dervishes

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 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.

Allah sadece kalbi verir, içini sen doldurursun. // Şems

Allah sadece kalbi verir, içini sen doldurursun. // Şems

My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there. Rumi

My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there. Rumi

Hossein Irandoust (Iranian b 1978) ''Darvish 1''

Hossein Irandoust (Iranian b 1978) ''Darvish 1''

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Islamic mysticism. Whirling dervish and Arabic calligraphy.

Islamic mysticism. Whirling dervish and Arabic calligraphy.

(O Allah!) You alone do we worship and to You alone do we look for help.

(O Allah!) You alone do we worship and to You alone do we look for help.

Hossein Irandoust / Darvish series from the 'Spirituality in Motion' / Courtesy of Pro Art Gallery and the Artist

Hossein Irandoust / Darvish series from the 'Spirituality in Motion' / Courtesy of Pro Art Gallery and the Artist

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