Sema Ceremony

Everything in the universe, from atoms to the solar system and to the blood which circulates in the body, revolves. Sema is a ritual, a spiritual journey which the soul makes to God as it becomes mature and attains unity. After this journey, it returns to its life and to serve humankind again. In dervish…

The Mevlevi Order

Mainly accepted to be the mystical dimension of Islam, Sufism has been defined as a means by which a person makes his personality free from bad habits, cleanses his soul and attains maturity with his love for God. Sufism is a lifestyle; it is a different attitude to life. On the other hand, order is…

Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi

Hz. Mevlana was born in 30 September 1207 in the city of Balkh of Horasan, where Turkish tribes lived (today Balkh is within the boundaries of Afghanistan). His mother was Mumine Hatun, who was the daughter of Rukneddin, the emir of Balkh and his father was Bahaeddin Veled, who was called as Sultan-i Ulema (the…