Whirling Dervish ORIGINAL INK DRAWING, Sufi Prayer, Turkish Mevlana Dancer, Islam Painting Wall Decor, Talisman Art, Religious framed art

  • $100.00


* Subject: whirling dervish
* Materials used: inks and drawing paper
* Framed format: 12.2" x 14" (31cm x 35.5cm)
* Framed in the double bronze frame with green velvet passepartout

READY TO HANG! The painting will be shipped with the frame as shown on the photo.

Sufi whirling (or whirling dervish) (turkish: Semazen) is a form of physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order and other orders such as the Rifa'i-Marufi. It is a customary meditation practice performed within the Sema, or worship ceremony, through which dervishes (also called semazens, 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.

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