Whirling Dervish Ceremony (Istanbul Daily Tours)
Tour Type.: Whirling Dervish Ceremony Show is one of 1 Hour Regular Group Istanbul Daily Tours
Tour Meeting Point.: Hodja Pasha Cultural Centre.
Tour Pick Up Time At.: 19:00 (approx.)
Tour Finishes at.: 20:00 (approx.)
Tour Duration.: 1 hrs.
Tour Available.: 365 days all year round.
19:00 AM Whirling Dervish Ceremony will be started.
(Istanbul is a huge city and there is no pick up service for this activity, please be ready at the 18:30 PM).
Whirling Dervish Ceremony starts with the classical turkish music concert performed by a traditional orchestra for 15 minutes. After the classic turkish music concert, the amazing show will be started about 45 minutes under the amazing lighting and mystic atmosphere of Cultural Center, whirling dervishes will show the performance. 20:30 the ceremony will be ended.
Sema (Whirling Dervishes Performing) will be started at 19:00
The Whirling dervishes ceremony is the inspiration of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi (1207 - 1273) as well as part of the Turkish culture, belief and history in Konya. It symbolizes the different meanings of a mystic cycle to perfection. The ceremony represents all a mystical journey of man's spiritual ascent through love, finding the truth and arriving to the "Perfect". Then he returns from this spiritual journeys as a man who reached maturity and a greater 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.
20:00 PM At the end of the tour, return to hotel. Arrival will be the end of the tour.
(Istanbul is a huge city and there is no drop off service for this activity).