Whirling Dervishes

Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

A user friendly and informative Pamphlet with illustrations and photos. Its content is very easy to understand.
Whirling dervishes are members of the Mevlevi order and followers of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi (Jalal al-Din Rumi), a great Turkish poet and mystic. The Mevlevi (Mawlawiyah) brotherhood is based in Konya, Turkey, where its founder is buried. The Mevlevi Sema Ceremony was inscribed on the Representative List of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This pamphlet gives brief information about Rumi’s life, his views, poetry, the Sema Ceremony and the places where Sema rituals can be attended in Turkey. It is also perfect for cruise ship passengers on their shore excursions as they have limited time in Turkey. With this guide, readers can easily understand more about the Turkish culture.

ISBN 9786058762480 Whirling Dervishes of Turkey (English, Turkish)

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