Persian dervish. Iran sufi costume.

Persian dervish clothing. Tariqa darvīsh درویش, Muslim ascetic costume.

Persian dervish.

Persian dervish. Iran sufi costume in 1840.

Derviche persan.

The term dervish designates especially in European languages a Sufi, a member of a Muslim ascetic religious congregation (tariqa), which is generally known for their modesty and discipline.

Dervishes Practice Sufism and are a source of wisdom, healing arts, poetry, enlightenment and wisdom. For example Nasreddin was not only for Muslims become a legend in the Orient.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.