Whirling Dervish Art, ORIGINAL Canvas Art Blue, Islamic Art Oil Painting Framed, Large Wall Art, Islamic Canvas Wall Decor, Islamic Gifts
* This artwork is the original hand-painting! * Materials used: oil paints and canvas * Framed size: 21" x 25" (54 cm x 64 cm) * Canvas framed in the new frame (no glass) * Ready to hang! The painting will be shipped framed as shown on the photo
Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning) is a form of physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order. It is a meditation practice performed within the worship ceremony, through which dervishes (also called semazen, from Persian) aim to reach the source of all perfection. This is sought through abandoning one's nafs, egos or personal desires, by listening to the music, focusing on God, and spinning one's body in repetitive circles, which has been seen as a symbolic imitation of planets in the Solar System orbiting the sun.