An Islamic religious practice by disciples of Rumi, who are known as whirling dervishes.
Sufi whirling, Konya, Turkey
Whirling Dervishes, Konya, Turkey ~ Pinner says:This was an event I will never forget. Mystical and magical.
A connection to the quotes I see by Rumi. Tomb of Mevlana Jelaleddin Rumi, in the Mevlana Museum, Konya, Turkey. The elaborate coffin draped in cloth of gold is just a symbol. Rumi is buried beneath it in the earth.
100x150 oil painting by Ayşe Serim
“To be a Sufi, forget the past, put it all away; turn a brand new page, rescue your being from yesterday; become a child of the present age, of youth, of wisdom— Never leave this bountiful moment, this eternal day.” —Rumi ..*