TRACES OF ANCIENT TURKISH BLIEFS ABOUT THE "HOLY-PLACES" IN THE PROUNING DIYALE AND ITS DISTRICT "HANEKIN" IN IRAK


Bayatli N. Y.

TURK KULTURU VE HACI BEKTAS VELI-ARASTIRMA DERGISI, sa.56, ss.109-118, 2010 (AHCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 56
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: TURK KULTURU VE HACI BEKTAS VELI-ARASTIRMA DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.109-118

Özet

The goegraphy of Irak built up one of the important part of Turkish States in the history. It was established on that geography (region) six big states, which were called: Abbasiler, Ilhanlilar, Celayirliler, Karakoyunlular, Akkoyunlular and Osmanlilar. Iraqi Turkmens, who located far from Turkiye since the I. World War, and whose population is estimated as 2 and 2.5 million lives today mainly in Kerkuk and different Iraqi geography. And one of those places of settlement is the district Hanekin joined to the proving Diyale. In that district "Hanekin" there are some saints and as well as holy places, which are visited by the people living around this region, by means of being accepted their wishes (by God). The visitors, who come to these holy-places, where the gravey ards of saints, od sahabe, leaders of Islam-religion are usually located, do some kind of religious practice, like immoloting of a sheep as a sacrifice, applying henna, putting a lock and soon. All of these above mentioned actions are actually arising from the ancient turkish beliefs, but today, it seems that these traditional, rituells and beliefs are mostly adorned whit the Islamic Religion-Motives and let live forever.