Cappadocia Whirling Dervish Show
The whirling dance or Sufi whirling is a component of a proper ceremony referred to as Sema. it’s its origin within the inspiration of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi (1207 – 1273) WHO was a dervish himself. The ceremony is performed to do to succeed in spiritual ecstasy and it symbolizes the various meanings of a mystic cycle to perfection (from Ascension to Mirac).
The Whirling Dervishes ceremonies square measure performed in Sarihan caravansary nightly beginning at 21:00. the entire ceremony takes regarding one hour and once the ceremony you’re offered ‘Şerbet’, a spiritual drink. we tend to decide you up from your hotel half an hour earlier, that ought to offer you enough time to seem around within the previous caravanserai before the ceremony starts.
Contemporary science positively confirms that the elemental condition of our existence is to revolve. there’s no object, no being that doesn’t revolve. Everything whirls and man, a whirling dervish, carries on his life, his terribly existence by means that of the revolution within the atoms, structural components in his body, by the circulation of his blood, by his returning from the world and returning thereto, by his revolving with the world itself.
The Sema (Whirling Dervishes) ceremony represents a mystical journey of man’s religious ascent through love, finding the reality and inbound to perfection. Then he returns from this religious journey as a man WHO has reached maturity and a bigger perfection, thus on love and to be of service to the complete creation, to any or all creatures while not discriminating regarding belief, class, or race.
The dervish together with his hat (his ego’s tombstone), and his white skirt (his ego’s shroud) is spiritually born to the reality. once he removes his black cloak, he travels and reaches religious maturity through the stages of the Sema. At the start of every stage of the Sema once holding his arms crosswise, he represents most wanted, and testifies to God’s unity.
While whirling his arms square measure open, his hand directed to the sky able to receive God’s beneficence, his mitt turned toward the world for giving what he has received to the poor, he turns from right to left, turning round the heart. this is often his approach of conveyance God’s religious gift to the individuals upon whom God appearance with a divine watchfulness. Revolving round the heart, from right to left, he embraces all humanity, all the creation with warmheartedness and love.