Whirling Dervishes

Whirling Dervishes Ceremony

Sema is one of the inspirations of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, as well as Turkish custom, beliefs, history and culture. Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, (1207-1273) is among Islam’s greatest poets and mystic philosophers.

Whirling Dervishes Ceremony in Istanbul

The Sema ceremony represents a mystical journey of a man’s spiritual ascent through love. Then he returns from his spiritual journeys as a man who reached his maturity and a great perfection, so as to love and to be of service to the whole creation, to all creatures without discriminating in regard to belief, class or race.
Pick up From your hotel and drop off back to your hotel after the show.