The ancient practice of whirling in trance to connect with the highest energy, derived from Persia. The so called Sufis established a school of wisdom, where whirling was part of their tradition. They had to flee and went to Konya in Turkey in the 13th century. One of their teacher was #Rumi, an enlightened poet, who is still worshipped worldwide by spiritual people, independent from religion or philosophy, because of his universal truth. Visit a perfomance in Konya, where you can meet these whirling dervishes and feel their ecstasis.