Do you know what Sema is? Sema is letting go completely of your existence and tasting eternity in non-existence. Sema is hearing affirmation sound of separating from self, and reaching God, whirling. ... Sema is struggling hard with your carnal soul, your own ego, and throwing it to the ground like a half-slain beast. Sema is opening the heart like Shams of Tabriz, and clearly seeing the Divine Light within.

✿ ❤ “You soak up my soul and mingle me. Each drop of my blood cries out to the earth. We are partners, blended as one.

Vav dervis sufi

Şems-Tebrizi-kalenderi At the beginning of the Sema, by holding his arms crosswise, the semazen appears to represent the number one, thus testifying to God's unity.

Rumi Sufi

“Soul receives from soul that knowledge, therefore not by book nor from tongue. If knowledge of mysteries come after emptiness of mind, that is illumination of heart.

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Dervish ,oil on canvas / By Gülcan Karadağ

"Beyond what we wish and what we fear may happen, we have another life as clear and free as a mountain stream." —Rumi (Art: Dervish, oil on canvas by Gülcan Karadağ)

Rumi Sufi

I never understood the dances of the Dervish, the sufism, until I knew Rumi through his wisdom, peaceful heart & mind .

I have lived upon the lip of insanity, Wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens, I've been knocking from the inside. -Maulana Rumi

I have lived upon the lip of insanity, Wanting to know reasons, knocking on a…


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