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The Sufi Whirling Dervishes in Istanbul

http://davidsbeenhere.com David's Been Here is in Istanbul, Turkey, exploring all the top sites and cultural attractions of the city. In this video, David presents one of the most popular and interesting parts of the Turkish Culture, the amazing Whirling Dervishes. A Sufi practice, this spinning action is used as a physical form of meditation and worship that dates back over 800 years. A mystical and beautiful site to experience, head to the Galata Museum in Istanbul to see this incredible form of religious worship first hand. Find this and all the top cultural attractions of the city in the David's Been Here Guide to Istanbul, also available for your Kindle.

  • by Davidsbeenhere
  • recorded July 2013
  • uploaded Jun 11, 2014

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