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

"I once had a thousand desires, but in my one desire to know You, all else melted away." ~ Rumi

You drew me so close to you, until I thought you are me.'' (Mustafa al-Hallaj Sufi poet century) Mansur al Hallaj was a Persian mystic, revolutionary writer and teacher of Sufism

“ Make me sweet again Fragrant, fresh, wild And thankful for any small event Rumi

Dance yourself dizzy on the streets of Konya… The Whirling Dervishes Festival is one of the world’s most intriguing sights, a mesmerising spectacle of dizzy twirling. The ritual whirling is an act of love and a performance of faith for the Sufi

Whirling Dervish

If you’ve ever wanted to witness the Whirling Dervishes, this is your opportunity. The ceremony of the Whirling Dervishes is an 800 year tradition in Turkey,