The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi

FREE tickets for KU Students now available at Lied Center Ticket Office. Must show KU ID with ticket for admission at performance. Limit one ticket per KU ID. — Supported by KU Student Senate.

A spectacular once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the magical, mystical and sacred performance dervishes of Rumi

Mawlana Jalaladdeen Rumi, or Rumi for short, a spiritual master and poet of the late 13th century, has enjoyed enormous popularity in the U.S. recently. This site brings you information about the performances of the Whirling Dervishes from Konya, Turkey, organized by local and national non-profit organizations.

The evening will include:

  • The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi
  • Traditional Sufi Music
  • Presentation about Sufism by world renowned scholar,
    Ori Soltes, PhD

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proudly presents:

The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi

“Come, come, whoever you are.

Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving — it doesn’t matter,

Ours is not a caravan of despair.
Come, even if you have broken your vow a hundred times,
Come, come again, come.”


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1600 Stewart Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Ticket Office
Weekdays: Noon–5:30 pm

Performance Day
Open at least one hour prior to all ticketed performances.

Administrative Office
Weekdays, 8 am–5 pm


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