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the act of rotating in a circle or spiral

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Suddenly, my attention was caught by a graceful yet stunning painting of a man wearing a tall conical hat, which appeared to be whirling in a radiant circle as derived from the raising and flailing of his long white robes.
Egypt Today speaks to Turkish Sufi dancer Ziya Azazi who reveals a world of liberty by whirling and spinning.
ISLAMABAD -- The mesmerizing ritual dance of the whirling dervishes from Turkey and singing of the patriotic songs by Pakistani singers left the audience spellbound at a show held at the President House.
While not harmful to humans, whirling disease can severely affect juvenile trout and whitefish populations.
When he starts to see their mesmerising qualities through the eyes of his young daughter, together they set the last few remaining seed heads free to journey, spinning, twisting, whirling, turning and twirling out of their garden and across the countryside.
These ideas have inspired a practice of Sufi whirling, best known among adherents of the Mawlawiyya order.
These multiple images are caused by the black hole dragging space into a whirling motion and stretching the caustics around itself many times.
In the case of gliders, their small scale means they're always in a flurry of whirling winds.
Lupita feels exactly like a brilliant butterfly dancing and whirling in her new costume.
com)-- Kultur is proud to announce the DVD release of Konya and the Whirling Dervishes the newest addition in the acclaimed series, Sites of the World's Cultures, available April 30, 2013.
It means one's whirling upon being overwhelmed with musical tunes.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Whirling dervishes, also known as "semazens," and a reed flute called the ney bring a more mystical atmosphere to Ramadan, a holy period which is already endowed with a spiritual ambiance.
January 17, 2012 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majles) of Iran, Ali Larijani, visited the Mevlana Museum in the central Anatolian province of Konya on Friday where they also watched a performance of the Whirling Dervishes.
Talking about the inspiration behind his artwork, Shafique said that the whirling dervish dance is a dance of unity and a form of meditation.
The line of thread whirling 12 form insert cutter rings deliver thread whirling of long threaded forms and bone screw thread profiles available for Swiss-turning machines.