Tekke


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Tekke

 

a dervish monastery in Turkey. Tekkes were hotbeds of fanaticism and superstition. During the Kemalist Revolution (1919–23) and in the first years of the bourgeois Republic of Turkey, they became centers for reactionary conspiracy. With the abolition of dervish orders in Turkey in 1925, the tekkes were closed and their property was confiscated. Afterward, however, some tekkes were restored.

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Hidden in the depths of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Blagaj Tekke is a monastery built for Dervish cults with the striking Buna River in its backdrop.
To this date 9,500 pilgrims have been able to cross and pray at Hala Sultan Tekke through this special arrangement.
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These orders meet for spiritual sessions (majalis) in meeting places known as zawiyahs, khanqahs, or tekke.
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Up to one thousand Turkish Cypriots from the north will take part in a special pilgrimage to Hala Sultan Tekke at 1pm on Wednesday.
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