Arco (TN)

Arco (TN)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Time Glass Challenge - January 13, 2015

Credits: Dancing Leaves

red and gold in the wind
swirling dancing round and round
whirling dervishes

G.s.k. ‘15

Whirling Dervishes from Turkey. They belong to a Sufi Islamic sect called the Mevlevi founded by the famous philosopher Mevlana. Picture was taken from the top viewing gallery. By Cenkko



16 comments:

  1. This is a fascinating dance. The Sufi sect is very mysterious I believe. Enjoyed this one ! I saw a movie ages ago about Sufis called " Hideous Kinky" with Kate Winslet. You might enjoy it.

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    1. I find them fascinating ... thanks for pointing out the film to me. :-)

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  2. Leaves as whirling dervishes is an image I can appreciate!

    The Dance

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  3. Oh, I love the comparison! Very nice!
    Would be awesome to see in person wouldn't it?

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    1. I think it surely would be awesome ...

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    2. I think it surely would be awesome ...

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  4. Interesting twirlers and a lovely haiku..

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  5. Enjoyed learning about the Whirling Dervishes! Nice poetry!


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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed and thanks for stopping by once again! ;-)

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  6. nice image, i'm easily absorbed into this haiku

    much love...

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  7. Gorgeous haiku ah those dervishes I like watching them swirl ... gives me a kind of freedom-feeling ...

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harmonious words ... like crystal clear water ... pure ectasy

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