Dervish Mevlevi, 1840, daguerrotype

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Fausto Zonaro

Myth by Fausto Zonaro

Dervish pilgrim  Sufism Islamby Pascal Sebah

An Ottoman Bektashi Dervish who are associated with the Alevites Turkic Shia Muslims who still retain a lot of Shamanist practices

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Dervish, Photographer: Antoin Sevruguin, around 1901

Dervishes were a common subject for foreign photographers of the late Qajar period. These photographs helped to create and fed the stereotypes of exotic Easterners, but nevertheless they are useful historical records of the period.

Portrait of a Mevlevi dervish.  Istanbul, late 19th century.

Portrait of a Mevlevi dervish.

Masts, kashmir

Masts, kashmir

Dervish in Irevan, West-Azerbaijan1916

Dervish in Irevan, West-Azerbaijan 1916

Pir Zia Inayat Khan Chisti  Current Pir & President of Sufi Order International

Sufi Teachers

successor & son of Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan; grandson of Hazrat Inayat Khan, Current Pir & President of Sufi Order International

Yenikapı Mevlevihânesi'nden üç mevlevi dervişi

Three Mevlevi dervishes of the Yenikapı Mevlevihânesi (convent of Yenikapı). Late-Ottoman era, end of century.

::::♡م ♡ ✿⊱╮☼ ☾ PINTEREST.COM christiancross ☀❤•♥•* ✨♀✨ :::: Whirling Dervishes Group, 1870. Photographed by Sheba Pascal

Whirling Dervishes Group, Photographed by Pascal Sebah

A young Persian dervish holding a tabar (axe), by Antoin Sevruguin, 1830-1933.

A young Persian dervish holding a tabar (axe), by Antoin Sevruguin,

OldPhoto of a Bektashi Dervish.  #Ottoman #Sufism

Hermit in the library — An old photo of a bektashi dervish.

Nuri Baba, a Bektashi, Ottoman Empire.

Nuri Baba, a Bektashi (islamic sect/cult), Ottoman Empire.

Being the perfect example of stereotypes of exotic Easterners, dervishes were a common subject for foreign photographers of the late Qajar period.

Dervish, postcard from early

Sûfi Derviş baba- Nevşehir y. 1880 | Sufi Dervish turk from Nev-i-Shehir yr. 1880 Ottoman Turkish Empire

Dervish by Pascal Sebah.

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