things to do in istanbul
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Dervis Evi Whirling Dervishes (Goreme) - 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - Tripadvisor
Dervis Evi Whirling Dervishes, Goreme: See 257 reviews, articles, and 101 photos of Dervis Evi Whirling Dervishes on TripAdvisor.
Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning), (Arabic: رقص سماع), is a twirling meditation that originated among Sufis, which is still practiced by the Dervishes of the Mevlevi order. It is a symbolic ritual through which dervishes (also called semazens) aim to reach the "perfect" (kemal). They try to desert their nafs, egos or personal [bad] desires by listening [to their master and Sufi music], thinking [about God] and whirling which, resembles the rotation of other beings such as electrons and…
The Conference of the Birds Review and Book Extensions - Jump Into a Book
The Conference of the Birds re-tales the 800 year old sufi Persian poem where the birds of the world gather to decide who is to be their new king. .
Blue mosque, Istanbul
Buy this photo on Getty Images : Getty Images The Blue mosque in Istanbul. The ship between the minarets is the cruiseliner Star Flyer, built in 1991 after a 19th century clipper. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the…