Chaotically hypnotizing Sufi dance Zikr in Chechnya

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+26 1. MrG commented 7 years ago

Mosh pit! To bad that they stop running, they should continue for a while, that part is cool. :)
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+35 3. h8isgr8 commented 7 years ago

Oompa Loompa! Oompa Loompa! Oompa Loompa! Oompa Loompa! Oompa Loompa! Oompa Loompa!
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-4 4. Oddi commented 7 years ago

som1 should add this as audio.. ..much better
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+6 5. Dmitry commented 7 years ago

Wow, my brain feels numb! And I only watched for 2 minutes.
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+3 6. samxgx commented 7 years ago

Sufi gangam style?
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+2 7. stretchpadawan commented 7 years ago

Geez. If one went ass up when they were running thered be a massive pile up. Thongs beards and sandals everywhere.. think of the carnage
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-10 8. Unknown commented 7 years ago

Idiots running around, and come nowhere!
The lost energy, had better used for other necessary things. :P
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+3 9. MajorIdea commented 7 years ago

Doing Drum&Bass before it was cool. 8-)
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+7 10. Gattaiolato commented 7 years ago

A politically correct rave party! :)
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+2 11. darkmas commented 7 years ago

they also smoke narghilea, lots of smoke.
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+3 12. Teqskater commented 7 years ago

Hey, looks impressive. Does somebody have a story about this? Is it a tradition or something?
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+22 13. s1lent commented 7 years ago

say what you like, it looks like a way cooler tradition to be proud of than the beer guzzling we do out here in the west. i'd join in that any day.
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+2 14. mohdb commented 7 years ago

and they call it hadrah.
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+2 15. loadrunner commented 7 years ago

They seem to move very fast :D
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+3 16. archis commented 7 years ago

Reminds me a lot a scene from one of the most mind blowing movies(documentry)
Pritty sure Cameron stole this scene for Avatar
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+5 17. LobsterKing commented 7 years ago

I would hate to be on the outside of the circe when they start the rotation, seems a bit harder to keep up with the inner circle.
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-1 18. moese commented 7 years ago

like a rollercoaster to heaven!
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+4 19. Dimitros commented 7 years ago

hey, I droped my phone
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+2 20. sidewinder commented 7 years ago

They are doing something with the merkaba.
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+1 21. dragonon commented 7 years ago

I'm connected to it in some kind of vague way, and to me, its ridiculous, I may be insulting it but I have yet to hear acts like these from respected scholars. Because people innovate lots of ridiculous things which end up being in the CHECK-List of Ways of Religion.

#12, Its more of a tradition thing there then religion based.
#20, Murakba or Merkaba isn't done in this way as i have not seen anyone of High status doing that.

Murakba is all about MIND and THOUGHTS about GOD, but by moving here and there in circle, it contradicts the point of thinking or focusing about GOD.

As for as i have been told and felt right is that, its all about sitting or standing still or just NOT MOVING, and thinking about GOD , not even moving the tongue. JUST THINKING.
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0 22. peacinu commented 7 years ago

#16 Stole the scene? More like was inspired by that scene. Looks like you need to open the dictionary (if you know what that is) and look for "steal" THEN look for "inspiration" and after that do the math.
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+3 23. MrG commented 7 years ago

It's a little bit later, I'm a lot more drunk since post #1. But wow, I love this sound. I wish more people could gather around like this, making the music all by our self and the' :D

I'm playing the song in the background now, I love it. It's 1000 times better than Justin Bieber.

And you atheisms like me...wouldn't this be a cool religion? Dancing around all day,,, ;)
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+1 24. snotraddict commented 7 years ago

The BO under that tent must be brutal!

Notice old guys in the middle, young guys on the outside.

Ant Death Circle?
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-1 25. Unknown commented 7 years ago

It is incomprehensible that some a comment with a wink
so negative rate( #8 ) I have the link of this video sent with the
following text: people walking around, and get nowhere.
This energy would have been better used for the infrastructure in the region.
And there is positive response! ;)
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+4 26. Noobeater commented 7 years ago

Its better than the Macarena, thats for sure.
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-1 27. Pizzaface1951 commented 7 years ago

Auditions for The Wicked Witch of the west's honour guard