Whirling whirling.. always whirling

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

Under the Stars - Konya,  Turkish whirling dervishes of Mevlevi.

Under the Stars - Konya. Turkish whirling dervishes of Mevlevi. The way I understand it is that "Dervishes" practice an esoteric form of trance dance in conjunction with their Sufi beliefs that is meant to increase their connectivity to God.

Dervishes in Egypt. (1870s)

Albumen print showing Dervishes in Egypt. Photographed by Henri or Émile Béchard in the


Keep walking, though there’s no place to get to. Don’t try to see through the distances. That’s not for human beings. Move within, But don’t move the way fear makes you move --Rumi