Raqib Brian Burke

Hailing from Vancouver, Raqib has over 40 years of education and experience in Sufi Whirling and Sema. He performed in the first ever Sema Ceremony by North American dervishes in Konya, Turkey, at the tomb of M. Jalaluddin Rumi. Having attended many Sama ceremonies all around the world, Raqib is a Semazanbashi (master) of Sema (Sufi Whirling Dance Meditation), and he has trained many students such as Mira and Farzad.