Yeah, the dizziness contributes to achieving a mystical ecstasy like the
exercises of yoga or Tai Chi. I'm sure there is a famous poem about
dervishes but I can't remember the title (I'm guessing it was by Emerson).
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Subject: OT dervishes
I've been told that the dance is
actually religious (and cosmological),