artemisdreaming: Whirling Dervish - Umut Kebabci You think you are alive because you breathe air? Shame on you, that you are alive in such a limited way. Don’t be without Love, so you won’t feel dead. Die in Love and stay alive forever. Rumi
l-etoile-vesper: Semazen Bashi whirling. The semazen bashi or chief Semazen is the sheikh of the whirling dervishes or Semazen Mevlevis. He is the one around whom they whirl.