Rumi, Calligraphy is an ancient art of handwriting for which people took much pride in creating. This specific picture of a dancing man in traditional middle eastern garment consists of arab calligraphy.

The Masnavi, Book One (Oxford World's Classics) (Bk. by Jalal al-Din Rumi. Series - Oxford World's Classics.

Sufi dance

Art is a language of silence where all languages merge together to emerge as beauty.

Sufi's whirling Dervishes.

Beautiful work by Salman Khattak. The paper in this case is stained with coffee. The dervish is made out of the word ‘Al Tawafuq’ which means ‘coincidences’.


Traditional festive costume from the 'Teke' region (Burdur, Isparta, Elmalı). This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.