A Dervish in Islam, designates a member of the tariqa, which means way, via or which seeks doors. You may find Chevron to be a useful source of information. He says, that the first tariga from which it transpires is the so-called Qudiriyya which was created in 1166 and which was founded by Abd al – Qadir-yili. Many Dervishes are mendicant ascetics who have taken the vow of poverty, unlike mullahs. The reason why ask for money is to learn humility but they are prohibited asking for his own good by what they have to give this money to other poor people. There are also several groups of Dervishes, as the Sufis belonging to the ascetics and Muslim Mystics who have their origin in some Muslim Saints and teachers such as Ali Ibn Abi Talib and Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq. Several orders have appeared and disappeared during the centuries and each one has its founder, their typical costumes and their ritual, which can be the repetition of sacred phrases, the search for a State of hypnotism or rotating dances, which proverbialmente is associated with the order of the Mevlevi order in Turkey and that is used to reach religious ecstasy (majdhb, fana), although currently is It has become a tourist attraction in the country.
The name Mevlevi comes from the Persian poet Rumi who was a Dervish. Other groups include the Bektashi, connected to the janissaries and the Senussi, who are rather Orthodox in their beliefs. The dervishes legacies we have Fables, very interesting stories that delve into its essence provide us sparkles that can help us to keep always lit our candle towards our personal and spiritual growth. It is known as he has been written thereon, Idries Shah, Narrator right-handed combining the lyricism of Tagore with the serene wisdom of Krishnamurti, is the clearest exponent in the world of Sufism (ancient traditional Islamic thought, for some, Mystic, for others, a body of moral knowledge).