There is also a note in it that the book is transferred as a waqf (values intended for charity or for religious purposes - ed.) Momin Ded from the Bektashi Order.
The manuscript demonstrates that Nasimi was respected by representatives of the Bektashi order, his poems were read with love in this environment.
As part of the most recent Alevi initiative, the name of NevE-ehir University was changed to Hacy BektaE- Veli -- a beloved figure for Alevis who established the Bektashi order
of dervishes, which is central to the Alevi faith and practices -- and Tunceli University will be given the name of Pir Sultan Abdal, a legendary Turkish Alevi folk poet who lived in the 16th century.
(1937) The Bektashi Order
of Dervishes (Hartford: Hartford Deminary Press).
The origin of the Bektashi order of dervishes belongs to the many Sufi movements of Islam that developed in the Middle East from the eleventh and twelfth centuries onwards.
The considerable number of doctrines and practices supposed to lay at the heterogeneous origins of Bektashism has lead to heated disputes between specialists over the prevalence of one or another influence and finally to claim that the Bektashi Order did not have a well defined theology, that it could accommodate much local influence, and that its fundamental character is an all-encompassing syncretism.
Once again according to the legend, in the early sixteenth century, Sultan Bayezid II (1481-1512) invited Balim Sultan, the Bektashi leader at the time, to be his guest, and the Sultan himself with high officials of the court joined the Bektashi order. (41)
(27) Belief in the transmigration of souls is firmly rooted among the Alevis and the Sufis from the Bektashi order
. The former, for example, maintain that after they die individuals will take on a human form if they have done good during their lives; if the opposite is true, they will be reincarnated as animals.
Birge, The Bektashi Order
of Dervishes, Luzac's Oriental Religions Series, vol.
That unusual combination of meditation and dynamism persisted into the early 20th century, when Albania unexpectedly became the world headquarters of the Bektashi order
Sultan yshak, the leading figure of the Kakai tradition, was the predecessor of Hacy Bektash Veli, founder of the Bektashi order
. However, the Iraqi and Iranian Bektashi tradition began to decline after the establishment of the republican regime in Turkey in 1923 because of the country's deteriorating relations with the Middle East.
In line with the newly passed legislation the name of NevE-ehir University has been changed to Hacy BektaE- Veli -- a beloved figure for Alevis who established the Bektashi order
of dervishes, central to Alevi faith and practices -- and the name of Siirt's Aydynlar district has now become the Kurdish word "Tillo."