This is an Islamic background theme
page, the design is based on images of Islam...the sunrise over Islam,
dervish and a sacred tile with Allah's name. The whirling
unique to Sufis which are a sect of the Islamic traditions. I
using a light gray colored text as shown.
Above you see a blank
title graphic for you to insert a web page title on. If you
a graphic program capable of doing that,
e-mail me and I will do it for you as time allows.
find the graphic dividers and bullets designed for this page.
designed for this page also are linked for this site so that you can
The word Dervish,
especially in European languages, refers to members of Sufi Muslim
ascetic religious Tarika, known for their extreme poverty and
austerity, similar to mendicant friars.
As Sufi practitioners, dervishes were known as a source of wisdom, medicine, poetry, enlightenment, and witticisms.
The whirling dance
that is proverbially associated with dervishes, is the practice of the
Mevlevi Order in Turkey, and is just one of the physical methods used
to try to reach religious ecstasy (majdhb, fana). The name "Mevlevi"
comes from the Persian poet, Rumi, whose shrine is in Turkey and who
was a Dervish himself.
Various Sufi Orders
chant verses of the Qur'an, play drums or dance vigorously in groups,
all according to their specific traditions. Some practice quiet
meditation, as is the case with most of the Sufi orders in South Asia.
Each Sufi Order uses its own garb and methods of acceptance and
Font used on buttons is called Matura
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