INDIA: holy man in meditative reading. against the beauty of Indian tapestry.

Sufi dancer

Jalaluddin Rumi Sufi Dervish A painting of Rumi Rumi in thoughts! Jalalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, commonly known as Rumi, was a Century mystic in Persia. A lawyer by profession, Rumi was a mystic at heart.

Sufi Dance

Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving, & be silent.

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natgeoyourshot: “ Top Shot: Dancing in the Light Top Shot features the photo with the most votes from the previous day’s Daily Dozen. The Daily Dozen is 12 photos chosen by the Your Shot editors each.

Whirling dervish Are follow Sufi faith. As they spin, they pray.

Whirling dervishes perform, Sufi Muslims who dance as a part of their mysticism.

Islamic mysticism. Sufi whirling dervish.

Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning) is a form of Sama or physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order.

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

"When Your image dances into my heart How many drunken images seethe along with it! They whirl around Your image, Your moon-like splendor whirling at the center. When an image brushes against You, it returns the sun's rays like a mirror.