“Whirling Dervishes of Rumi”: Fethullah Gülen and Muslim infiltration of South Carolina

by 1389 on February 21, 2013

in 1389 (blog admin), American South, education, Islamic infiltration, Turkey

University of South Carolina Interfaith Initiatives: Whirling Dervishes to Visit Columbia

Intercultural Dialogue, a Carolina student organization, is promoting the appearance of The Whirling Dervishes in Columbia on  March 11, 2013.

The Whirling Dervishes are followers of the 13th century poet, Islamic jurist, and theologian, Mawlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi, who lived in Konya, Turkey. He represents the mainstream Islamic philosophy driven by the Quran and the Prophet Mohammed. The Whirling Dervishes are known for their famous practice of whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of God). The rituals of the Whirling Dervishes are among the most enduring as well as the most exquisite ceremonies of spirituality. The universal values of love, respect, self-discipline and responsibility shared by all Sufis are very much relevant to the individual and social issues of today.

For detailed information, You may visit their webpage: www.scdialogue.org/rumi.
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This link leads to a page on the SC Dialogue Foundation website featuring a laudatory description of Sufism by Fethullah Gülen. Many westerners think that Sufis are a more benign offshoot of Islam, which is not so. Don’t be fooled. This is yet another vehicle for Islamic infiltration into our educational system under the guise of “tolerance” and “interfaith dialogue.” That’s what Fethullah Gülen and his movement are all about.

Events will be held in Columbia, Charleston, and Greenville SC. The Columbia event is being held at the W. J. Keenan High School. I can imagine the brouhaha if a high-profile Christian event were being held in a public high school!

Fethullah Gülen is a dangerous man who leads a dangerous movement.

More about him here, here, and here.


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1 guest February 21, 2013 at 9:03 am

The only people who think Sufis are that great unicorn, the moderate/peaceful Moslem, are people who’ve never read any history of Islam: the Sufis formed the backbone of most of the conquering Islamic armies in the Middle East/Asia for centuries. As for the ‘poet’, Rumi, he wrote plenty of verses in favor of Jihad (and no, there is no ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ jihad, that’s just Taqiyya, from a book published in 1905 by a Sufi Moslem in Britain who was hoping to recruit British converts to Islam (he invented the supposed hadith about lesser/greater jihad, there’s no chain of transmission to it)

As to Gulen, he’s been working away, very quietly, on the American front for decades with his schools and encouraging his followers to wheedle their way into the highest echelons of power; I would imagine that, despite his personal wealth, he probably has plenty of quiet support from the Turkish government which has been staunchly islamic for a decade (the Turks have also been working away at their own system of anchor babies in America, financing Turkish women to travel to the US months before giving birth, to stay at private hotels, usually in border States, and then by giving birth in the US, they obtain citizenship for their kids. I read there were over 19,000 Turkish births in the US via this ploy in the past few years. The Moslems are thinking long-term: when those kids are older, they’ll be back in the US, and be bringing their ‘extended families’ with them. This is actually conquest, and genocide, without even the ‘need’ for full Jihad.

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