May 10, 2013

Whirling Dervishes, Pakistan

Photograph by Reza, National Geographic

Whirling dervishes glorify the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a 13th-century Sufi saint who preached peace between Muslims and Hindus. The tomb, located in the city of Sehwan, draws pilgrims, especially around his Urs, or death anniversary.

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