Results for: Dervish

In Kurdish Language and Culture

Who are the dervishes of kurdistan?

Kurdistan does not have dervishes; you are likely thinking of Turkey proper. The Whirling Dervishes are a Sufi Order (specifically the Mevlevi Order) who believe that through (MORE)
In Sufism

What is a whirling dervish?

In the realm of religious fanaticism a whirling Dervish was somebody who spun round and round until they got so dizzy they entered a prophetic state. It is interesting to note (MORE)
In Sufism

What is a dervish?

A Dervish is someone treading a Sufi Muslim ascetic path. It is not an animal.
In Sufism

What is dervish?

Dervish is a Sufi which meditates while spinning round and round (kind of a Turkish dance) the following picture shows that
In Sufism

What are Dervishes?

Darvesh or Dervish ( Persian: درویش ), as it is known in European languages, refers to members of Sufi Muslim ascetic religious Tariqah, known for their extreme (MORE)
In Skateboarding

Is the loaded dervish a good longboard?

The thing with longboarding is more about preference over anything. The quality of the board is good but I personally would go with a cheaper board that is just as good or eve (MORE)
In Sufism

How do you use dervish in a sentence?

In the dictionary dervish is described as a member of one of the muslim frarertnity......or to profess poverty and lead an austere life. so it would depend what you were talki (MORE)
In Sufism

What does dervishes mean?

\n. Dervishes are a sect within the Islamic Sufi movement, a kind of mystic. They are often called "whirling Dervishes" because they use twirling dances to work themselves in (MORE)
In Sufism

What is meant by the saying whirling dervish?

Dervishes are the Muslim equivalent of Buddhist or Christian monks. They take a vow of poverty and beg or work in order to give to the poor. One meditation practiced by dervis (MORE)