Zia is the originator of Sufi Splendour ™ a sacred and spectacular presentation of dance forms.
Zia has been involved in these dances since the past 18 years and actively teaches in Mumbai and around the country. Zia has performed the show Sufi Splendour™ at several prestigious events and cultural festivals around the country and continues to promote the awareness and appreciation of these ancient sacred dances forms.
Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning) is a form of Sama or physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced .
It is a customary dance performed within the Sema, or worship ceremony, through which dervishes (also called semazens) aim to reach the source of all perfection, or kemal. This is sought through abandoning one's nafs, egos or personal desires, by listening to the music, focusing on God, and spinning one's body in repetitive circles, which has been seen as a symbolic imitation of planets in the Solar System orbiting the sun.
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