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Whirling Dervishes

A public reenactment of the Whirling Dervish ceremony.

The Mevlevi Order or the Mevleviye are a Sufi order founded by the followers of Jalal al-Din MuhammadRumi in 1273 in Konya. They are also known as the Whirling Dervishes due to their famous practice of whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of Allah).

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