Dervishes

Some articles on dervishes:

Northern Somali Sultanates
... convening in Bander Kasim, agreed to act jointly in combating Sayyid Muhammed Abdullah and his Dervishes..The Mijertain--Warsangali Accord led to a common offensive against the Mullah, whose ... (Hess, 427) In 1920, the Dervishes unexpectedly captured Badhan and besieged Las Khorey ... bombarded Badhan, Jidali and Talex never did considerable harm to the Dervishes, the Dervishes were still powerful but disorganized and dispersed into unknown areas ...
Darawish - Other Historical Uses - Mahdists
... In such cases, the term "Dervishes" may have been used as a generic (and often pejorative) term for the opposing Islamic entity and all members of its ... of the fighting in Sudan was entitled "The defeat of the Dervishes at Toski" (see History of Sudan (1884–1898)#British response) ...
Mevlevi Order - Sama
... the samahane (ritual hall) according to a precisely prescribed symbolic ritual with the dervishes whirling in a circle around their sheikh, who is the only one whirling around his axis ... The dervishes wear a white gown (symbol of death), a wide black cloak (hırka) (symbol of the grave) and a tall brown hat (kûlah or sikke), symbol of the tombstone ... - During the following Devr-i Veled, the dervishes bow to each other and make a stately procession in single file around the hall ...
Persian Surgery Dervishes
... Persian Surgery Dervishes is a recording of two live solo electric organ concerts, the first held in Los Angeles on 18 April 1971 and the second in Paris on 24 May 1972, by avant-garde minimalist composer Terry ... performances of the same composition "Persian Surgery Dervishes" are meant to show the importance of improvisation in Riley's music ...
Mohammed Abdullah Hassan - In Popular Culture
... Law Order Criminal Intent episode Loyalty, references are made to the Dervishes and their leader ... minute Indian-produced epic film by filmmaker Salah Ahmed entitled the Somalia Dervishes went into production ... the protagonist travels to the Horn of Africa during the Dervishes' battle against the British, and witnesses the former power storm a British fort ...