Circle is an ancient form connecting us with another. Frame drum is also a circle form where there is no beginning or end. Where there is no superiority or inferiority. Playing frame-drum in circles has both in one. That is its alchemy with unique magnetic experience.
Why Frame Drum Circles?
Playing frame drums is a part of my healing journey. When i was a kid and suffering from epilepsy attacks, playing frame drum soothed me and healed my epilepsy completely at the age of 13.
While holding a rhythmical space; the conscious mind is occupied with securing that space while higher consciousness and subconscious mind can communicate directly. It is a true blessing. Maybe that is the reason frame-drum is so ancient. It is a shamanic vehicle for entering different realms. Circle is a sacred form that reminds us we are all ONE. Circle of frame drum and circle of us human coming together is true sacred experience for me.
I am hosting frame drum (bendir) and singing circles with invocation, meditation, voice discovery and songs from sufi or/and indigenous cultures.
I am also contributing other circles with my frame drum. I hope we meet in some of these circles one day.
Circle Contributions Archive
Here you may find media archive of circles that I’ve contributed…
22 May ’19 | Banafsheh | Dance of Oneness https://banafsheh.org/
Sufi whirling circle (Dance of Oneness) | Banafsheh is holding a sacred space for humans that want to grow into oneness by whirling. The gathering took place in Yalova/2019 . I held the frame drum and daf and sang with my fellow musician friends Seda Seyrek (kopuz,vocals) and Aslı Büyükköksal (violin, vocals)
21 June ’18 | Solstice Circle | Karakaya Retreat
This is a solstice circle that took place in solstice in Karakaya Retreat. We are greatful for Feride Gürsoy inviting us over. A powerful one with lots of drums, rattles and leaves… Mantras and songs from Astec, Sufi and Yogi worlds. This is only the sufi part of it.