Popular legend assigns Yunus Emre to the Bektasi
order of dervishes, which was established in the thirteenth century (a few years before his birth), under the leadership of Haci Bekta?
(2) Department of Nursing, Nevsehir Haci Bektasi
Veli University School of Health, Nevsehir, Turkey
The liberal Bektasi
sect (or more specifically, sufi taruq), an urban edition of Alevism, had also appealed to much of the local Christian population on account of its syncretism.
Atribuirles a los mandstas leninistas turcos un origen bektasi
(12) y a esta orden a su vez una procedencia hurufi parece responder al mismo patron que Borges utuiza en el cuento que acabamos de mencionar.
For example, the Alevite traditions and the Bektasi
culture have been tolerated since they have been seen as forces preserving Turkish language and culture from demise and stressing equal status of women in the society (7) and exclusion of religion from the state rule.
For example, the Alevi Bektasi
Federation (the ABF) is against the very existence of the Diyanet, various religious courses, and salaries for the Alevi dedes, (20) whereas the CEM (Cumhuriyetci Egitim ve Kultur Merkezi Vakft, or the Republican Education and Culture Center) and the Ehl-i Beyt Foundation want a special directorate for Alevis, similar to the Diyanet, or representation of Alevis within the Diyanet.
Katilimcilarin sadece % 56,9'u kendilerine Alevi derken geri kalan kisim kendilerini AleviBektasi, Kizilbas, Caferi, Bektasi
ve Sii diye tanimlamistir (Massicard, 2007: 120).
The history of the Bektasi
order can also be integrated into this historical path.
Menakibnamelerinde islam Oncesi inanc Motifleri, istanbul.
(2.) Ahmet Yasar Ocak, Alevi ve Bektasi
tnanclarinin Islam Oncesi Temelleri (Istanbul: Iletisim, 2000).
Summary: IZMIR/ISTANBUL(Cihan/TZ)- In a demonstration organized by the Alevi Bektasi
Federation (ABF), the Pir Sultan Abdal Cultural Association and the Alevi Cultural Association in western Turkish city of Izmir on Sunday, thousands of Alevis came together to repeat their demands for the same rights as the Sunni majority.