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Sufi Whirling Dervishes: Faith Through Dance

Sufism is the mystical branch of Islam; it emphasizes universal love, peace, acceptance of diverse spiritual paths and mystical union with the divine. In a 2-minute news video prepared for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, a source for cutting-edge reporting and analysis of religion news, Manjula Kumar, a program manager at the Smithsonian Institution, explains the traditional Sufi spiritual practice of twirling and explores the origins of Sufi’s whirling dervishes and the role of twirling in Sufi spirituality.

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