CLOSING OF THE KIZILDELI SULTAN LODGE (1826) AND ACTIVITIES BEGINNING AGAIN


Maden F.

TURK KULTURU VE HACI BEKTAS VELI-ARASTIRMA DERGISI, no.53, pp.115-126, 2010 (AHCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: TURK KULTURU VE HACI BEKTAS VELI-ARASTIRMA DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-126
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Kizildeli Sultan dervish lodge XV. Century, the Cebel town of Dimetoka was founded. Meanwhile, the lodge in the villages and hamlets around a foundation established whether mounted there enriched the lodge. Over time more of the foundation issues on the agenda of the activities of the lodge was proceeding normally until 1826. The year 1826 became a turning point for the Bektashi order and the lodges. In that year the Yeniceri corps were abolished and the lodges of the order, in order to eradicate the relation between the corps and the order, were closed down. Therefore, The Kizildeli Sultan lodge also closed and dervishes were exile. The main building was converted into a mosque. Other add-ons have been sold and whether the assets be confiscated. Thus, an end to activities remained closed for a while the lodge. However, the activity continued to be re-opened in the period of Sultan Abdul Aziz said. In the region and has kept its importance within the Bektashi sect.