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RELIGION-RAMADAN/
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June 17, 2016
A member of "?Mawlay Ensemble" band and whirling dervish performs a traditional Mawlawi Sufi dance during...
Cairo, Egypt
A member of "?Mawlay Ensemble" band and whirling dervish performs a traditional Mawlawi Sufi dance during...
A member of "?Mawlay Ensemble" band and whirling dervish performs a traditional Mawlawi Sufi dance during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at Cultural Center EL-Raba in Old Cairo, Egypt June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
TURKEY-ANNIVERSARY/
RTX1ZEZM
December 19, 2015
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 742nd...
Istanbul, Turkey
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 742nd...
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 742nd anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, in Istanbul, Turkey, late December 19, 2015. Mevlana was an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the father of the Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
TURKEY-CULTURE/
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December 13, 2014
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 741st...
Istanbul, Turkey
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 741st...
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 741st anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, in Istanbul late December 13, 2014. Mevlana was an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the father of the Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (TURKEY - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SYRIA-CRISIS/
RTR3ZIPL
July 21, 2014
A whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the...
Damascus, Syria
A whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance during Ramadan in Damascus
A whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the Ottoman-era Tekkiye Suleimaniye mosque complex in Damascus July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki (SYRIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
SYRIA-CRISIS/
RTR3ZIOQ
July 21, 2014
A whirling dervish poses inside the Ottoman-era Tekkiye Suleimaniye mosque complex in Damascus July 21,...
Damascus, Syria
A whirling dervish poses inside the Ottoman-era Tekkiye Suleimaniye mosque complex in Damascus
A whirling dervish poses inside the Ottoman-era Tekkiye Suleimaniye mosque complex in Damascus July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki (SYRIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
TURKEY/
RTX16OBA
December 19, 2013
Whirling Dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 740th...
Istanbul, Turkey
Whirling Dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 740th...
Whirling Dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 740th anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, at Yenikapi Mevlevi Temple in Istanbul late December 18, 2013. Mevlana was an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the father of Mevlevi sect. Picture taken December 18, 2013. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (TURKEY - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
KOSOVO/
RTXXUCG
March 23, 2013
A member of the Albanian Dervish community pokes through his flesh with a yatagan, an Ottoman-style sabre,...
GJAKOVICA, Kosovo
A member of the Albanian Dervish community pokes through his flesh with a yatagan during a ritual to...
A member of the Albanian Dervish community pokes through his flesh with a yatagan, an Ottoman-style sabre, during a ritual to celebrate Newroz Day in the town of Djakovica, 90 km (56 miles) west of Kosovo's capital Pristina March 21, 2013. Newroz Day marks the first day of spring and the birth of one of the most revered figures in Shi'ite Islam, Ali. Picture taken March 21, 2013. REUTERS/Hazir Reka (KOSOVO - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
EGYPT
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March 17, 2013
A whirling dervish performs a traditional dance on the famous Al-Moez Street, considered the largest...
Cairo, Egypt
A whirling dervish performs a traditional dance on the famous Al-Moez Street in Cairo
A whirling dervish performs a traditional dance on the famous Al-Moez Street, considered the largest open museum of historical Islamic monuments in Egypt, in Cairo March 16, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: SOCIETY)
BOSNIA
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August 15, 2012
Dervishes perform and pray to God on Laylat al-Qadr during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at Naqshbandiyya...
KACUNI, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dervishes perform and pray to God on Laylat al-Qadr during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at Naqshbandiyya...
Dervishes perform and pray to God on Laylat al-Qadr during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at Naqshbandiyya tekke "Mesudija" in Kacuni, 50 km (31 miles) north from the capital Sarajevo, August 15, 2012. Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Decree, is the night Muslims believe the Koran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by the angel Gabriel. Muslims spend Laylat al-Qadr in worship and devotion, praying for the souls of the dead. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
TURKEY/
RTXVXUE
December 21, 2010
Whirling Dervishes perform during Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary Commemoration Ceremonies in Istanbul...
Istanbul, Turkey
Whirling Dervishes perform during Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary Commemoration Ceremonies in Istanbul...
Whirling Dervishes perform during Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary Commemoration Ceremonies in Istanbul December 21, 2010. Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi is an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the founder of the Whirling Dervish and Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: SOCIETY)
TURKEY/
RTXVII0
December 07, 2010
Whirling Dervishes perform during the Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary International Commemoration...
Konya, Turkey
Whirling Dervishes perform during the Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary International Commemoration...
Whirling Dervishes perform during the Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary International Commemoration Ceremonies in the central Turkish city of Konya, December 7, 2010. Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi is an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the founder of the Whirling Dervish and Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: RELIGION)
TURKEY/
RTXVIGV
December 07, 2010
Whirling Dervishes perform during the commemoration of Mevlana's 737th reunion anniversary in the central...
Konya, Turkey
Whirling Dervishes perform during the commemoration of Mevlana's 737th reunion anniversary in the central...
Whirling Dervishes perform during the commemoration of Mevlana's 737th reunion anniversary in the central Turkish city of Konya, December 7, 2010. Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi is an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the founder of the Whirling Dervish and Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY RELIGION)
TURKEY/
RTXVHWA
December 07, 2010
An apprentice Whirling Dervish performs inside the Mevlana museum, at the tomb of Mevlana Jalaluddin...
Konya, Turkey
An apprentice Whirling Dervish performs inside the Mevlana museum in Konya
An apprentice Whirling Dervish performs inside the Mevlana museum, at the tomb of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi during the opening ceremony of the Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary International Commemoration Ceremonies in the central Turkish city of Konya, December 7, 2010. Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi was an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the founder of the Whirling Dervish and Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
TURKEY/
RTXVHW5
December 07, 2010
Apprentice whirling Dervishes perform inside the Mevlana museum, at the tomb of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi...
Konya, Turkey
Apprentice Whirling Dervishes perform inside the Mevlana museum in Konya
Apprentice whirling Dervishes perform inside the Mevlana museum, at the tomb of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi during the opening ceremony of the Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary International Commemoration Ceremonies in the central Turkish city of Konya, December 7, 2010. Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi was an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the founder of the Whirling Dervish and Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
EGYPT/
RTXRPTY
December 10, 2009
Whirling dervishes perform during an experimental show in Cairo December 10, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih...
Cairo, Egypt
Whirling dervishes perform in Cairo
Whirling dervishes perform during an experimental show in Cairo December 10, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT SOCIETY)
LEBANON/
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August 28, 2009
A Syrian whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan...
Sidon, Lebanon
A Syrian whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan...
A Syrian whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the citadel of Sidon, southern Lebanon August 27, 2009. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. Picture taken August 27, 2009. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho (LEBANON RELIGION SOCIETY)
EGYPT/
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August 27, 2009
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional (Al-Tannoura Egyptian folk dance) Sufi dance during a Ramadan...
Cairo, Egypt
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional (Al-Tannoura Egyptian folk dance) Sufi dance during a Ramadan...
Whirling dervishes perform a traditional (Al-Tannoura Egyptian folk dance) Sufi dance during a Ramadan night show in Old Cairo August 26, 2009. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and conducting sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT SOCIETY RELIGION)
TURKEY
RTXDOCE
April 05, 2009
Whirling dervishes spin during a Sema ceremony in Istanbul, April 5, 2009. Sema, a mystical form of Islamic...
Istanbul, Turkey
Whirling dervishes spin during a Sema ceremony in Istanbul
Whirling dervishes spin during a Sema ceremony in Istanbul, April 5, 2009. Sema, a mystical form of Islamic dance," is a traditional Turkish expression of one's submission to God, during which performers spin repeatedly, representing the journey of spiritual ascent towards perfection. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (TURKEY ENTERTAINMENT RELIGION SOCIETY)
EGYPT/
RTXA1XH
October 30, 2008
A whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance in Old Cairo October 29, 2008. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih...
Cairo, Egypt
A whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance in Old Cairo
A whirling dervish performs a traditional Sufi dance in Old Cairo October 29, 2008. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT)
SYRIA/
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September 14, 2008
A religious dancer performs during the Ramadan Folkloric Festival, as a part of celebrations held by...
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
Religious dancer performs during the Ramadan Folkloric Festival in Damascus
A religious dancer performs during the Ramadan Folkloric Festival, as a part of celebrations held by Spanish cultural center "Cervantes", in Damascus September 14, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA)
EGYPT/
RTX8J9
November 11, 2007
Performers dressed as whirling dervishes perform at the opening ceremony of the Pan Arab Games in Cairo...
Cairo, Egypt
Performers dressed as whirling dervishes perform at the opening ceremony of the Pan Arab Games in Cairo...
Performers dressed as whirling dervishes perform at the opening ceremony of the Pan Arab Games in Cairo November 11 2007. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (EGYPT) also see GF2DWPIJFVAA
GERMANY/
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October 11, 2007
A whirling dervish performs during a ceremony for families at the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan in a tent...
Duisburg, Germany
A whirling dervish performs during a ceremony for families at the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan in a tent...
A whirling dervish performs during a ceremony for families at the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan in a tent in Duisburg September 30, 2007. Ramadan ends this year with the last day on October 12, 2007. Picture taken September 30, 2007. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY)
TURKEY/
RTR1UGF9
September 30, 2007
A Mevlevi sheikh walks to start "sema" ritual performed by whirling dervishes to remember Mevlana Jalaluddin...
Konya, Turkey
A Mevlevi sheikh walks to start "sema" ritual performed by whirling dervishes to remember Mevlana Jalaluddin...
A Mevlevi sheikh walks to start "sema" ritual performed by whirling dervishes to remember Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, founder of Sufi Islam, during a ceremony in central Turkish city of Konya, September 30, 2007. Sunday marks the 800th anniversary of birth of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, Anatolian philosopher, poet and the father of Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Fatih Saribas (TURKEY)
TURKEY/
RTR1UGES
September 30, 2007
Whirling dervishes perform a "sema" ritual to remember Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, founder of Sufi Islam,...
Konya, Turkey
Whirling dervishes perform a "sema" ritual to remember Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, founder of Sufi Islam,...
Whirling dervishes perform a "sema" ritual to remember Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, founder of Sufi Islam, during a ceremony in central Turkish city of Konya, September 30, 2007. Sunday marks the 800th anniversary of birth of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, Anatolian philosopher, poet and the father of Mevlevi sect. REUTERS/Fatih Saribas (TURKEY)
SERBIA/
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March 22, 2007
Albanian Dervish Community members celebrate Newroz Day in the town of Djakovica, 90 km (56 miles) west...
Pristina, Serbia & Montenegro
Albanian Dervish Community members celebrate Newroz Day in the town of Djakovica
Albanian Dervish Community members celebrate Newroz Day in the town of Djakovica, 90 km (56 miles) west of the Kosovo capital Pristina, March 21, 2007. Newroz Day marks the first day of spring. REUTERS/Hazir Reka (SERBIA)
IRAQ
RTROHMO
May 29, 2003
An Iraqi Dervish prays during a gathering outside their Tekiyah, a place of worship, in Baghdad, May...
AN IRAQI DERVISH PRAYS DURING GATHERING OUTSIDE THEIR TEKIYAH IN BAGHDAD.
An Iraqi Dervish prays during a gathering outside their Tekiyah, a place of worship, in Baghdad, May 29, 2003. Swaying gently at first, chanting in monotones, the Dervishes slowly build up to a frenzy of prayers. Dervishes are Sufis, a spiritual offshoot of Islam, who believe their bodies open up to the energy of God when they are in prayer. Pictures of the month May 2003 NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Damir Sagolj PP05080023 JD/CRB
IRAQ
RTRO2GK
May 22, 2003
Iraqi Dervishes pray in the open air at a mosque in Baghdad May 22 2003.
Dervishes are Sufis, a spiritual...
Baghdad, Iraq
IRAQI DERVISHES PRAY IN BAGHDAD.
Iraqi Dervishes pray in the open air at a mosque in Baghdad May 22 2003.
Dervishes are Sufis, a spiritual offshoot of Islam who believe their bodies
open up to the energies of God during prayer. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Kieran
Doherty

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