Sufi Dervish Zikr

October 16, 2008




I took these photos last Friday evening in Khartoum, Sudan. The Sufi Dervishes meet outside at sunset in a cemetery with a small weathered and ancient mosque. It was an exhilarating experience. The fast rhythmic drumming, chanting and dancing is hypnotic and trance inducing with a powerful sense of joy.


One Response to “Sufi Dervish Zikr”

  1. […] Below is a photo of a Sufi Mosquie near Khartoum that I attended a while back during a trip to Sudan. Actually, I joined a Friday sunset Zikr at the graveyard next  to the Mosque. See the photos here […]

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