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Kosovo dervishes, adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that... Nieuwsfoto'sBidden,Ceremonie,Dansen,Deelnemer,Fantasie,Geduld,Geloof,Horizontaal,Islam,Kosovo,Overeenkomst,Predikant,Raadsel,Religieus feest,Servië,Soefisme,Stadje,ZoekenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPKosovo dervishes, adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that preaches tolerance and a search for understanding, take part in a ceremony in the prayer room in the town of Gjakova on March 21, 2013. The Kosovo dervish community carries on centuries-old mystical practices, such as self-piercing with needles and knives as a way to earn salvation and find the path to God. AFP PHOTO /ARMEND NIMANI (Photo credit should read ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)