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Mevlevi

The Mevlevi Order or the Mevleviye are a Sufi order founded in Turkey. They are also known as the Whirling Dervishes due to their famous practice of whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of God).

 

Part of my Studies in Istanbul project

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Taken on March 28, 2009