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Zikr

A Sufi term meaning "remembrance," indicating the constant awareness of divine consciousness in humanity. In Sufism, Zikr takes the form of a specific ritual to bring individuals into a higher state of consciousness. The practice of zikr varies considerably from group to group, but its most famous form, as practiced by some Turkish Sufis, involves circular movements of the group members who came to be known as whirling dervishes.

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Zikr

Zikr (remembrance of God): see DHIKR.

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