Muslim Sufi Whirling Dervishes

"We can't find the truth listening to our own voice's echo. We can find ourselves only in someone's mirror" RUMI

Sufi sema

The Mevlevi Order or the Mevleviye are a Sufi order founded in Turkey. They are also known as the Whirling Dervishes due to their famous practice of whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of God). Part of my Studies in Istanbul project

Mevlana

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

"Drum sound rises on the air, its throb, my heart. A voice inside the beat says, I know you're tired, but come. This is the way." ~ Rumi

"Drum sound rises in the air and my heart throbs. A voice inside the beat says, 'I know you are tired' but come.

ربما كفاك الله شيئًا تحبه كي لا يمسك ضر.. اطمئن

ربما كفاك الله شيئًا تحبه كي لا يمسك ضر.. اطمئن

By the end of your life you will look back, and ask yourself: what difference did it make? Being close to the void that devours anything changeable, when both joy and grieve are memories, the core question is: did all these circles make any lasting change? Was this life worth living, or is it going to vanish into the mist of time, just as it had first started, like it had never been? We- the believers- don't panic, this moment is far into the future, but one day the future becomes the…

By the end of your life you will look back, and ask yourself: what difference did it make? Being close to the void that devours anything changeable, when both joy and grieve are memories, the core question is: did all these circles make any lasting change? Was this life worth living, or is it going to vanish into the mist of time, just as it had first started, like it had never been? We- the believers- don't panic, this moment is far into the future, but one day the future becomes the…

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