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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:redirect hatnote|redirect}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Sama (Turkish: Sema{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Persian and Arabic: سَمَاع‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}} - samā‘un) is a Sufi ceremony performed as dhikr. Sama means "listening", while dhikr means "remembrance".<ref name="During, J. 2010">During, J., and R. Sellheim. "Sama" Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition. Ed. P. Bearman, T. Bianquis, C. E. Bosworth, E. Van Donzel and W. P. Heinrichs. Brill Online, 2010.</ref> These rituals often includes singing, playing instruments, dancing, recitation of poetry and prayers, wearing symbolic attire, and other rituals. It is a particularly popular form of worship in the Chishti order of the Indian subcontinent.

In 2008, UNESCO confirmed the "The Mevlevi Sama Ceremony" of Turkey as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.<ref>The Mevlevi Sama Ceremony UNESCO.</ref>


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:redirect hatnote|redirect}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Sama (Turkish: Sema{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Persian and Arabic: سَمَاع‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}} - samā‘un) is a Sufi ceremony performed as dhikr. Sama means "listening", while dhikr means "remembrance".<ref name="During, J. 2010">During, J., and R. Sellheim. "Sama" Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition. Ed. P. Bearman, T. Bianquis, C. E. Bosworth, E. Van Donzel and W. P. Heinrichs. Brill Online, 2010.</ref> These rituals often includes singing, playing instruments, dancing, recitation of poetry and prayers, wearing symbolic attire, and other rituals. It is a particularly popular form of worship in the Chishti order of the Indian subcontinent.

In 2008, UNESCO confirmed the "The Mevlevi Sama Ceremony" of Turkey as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.<ref>The Mevlevi Sama Ceremony UNESCO.</ref>


Sama (Sufism) sections
Intro  Etymology  Origin  Symbolism  Components  Purpose  Etiquette  Controversy  In Practice  See also  Notes  External links  

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