The effect of Nabi's Tuhfetu'l-Harameyn to Natik of Edirne's Tuhfetu'l-Harameyn: Stories, Traditions, Believes. . .

Aksoyak I. H.

MILLI FOLKLOR, no.95, pp.9-22, 2012 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 95
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : MILLI FOLKLOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-22


There are a lot of writings about hajj and holy places to visit as performing hajj, which is one of the pillars of Islam. This kind of writings involve the descriptions of the road to holy lands, the difficulties during the journey and how to perform the rituals of hajj. These books are mainly known as hajj travel journals. One of the most famous books of this kind is Nabi's Tuhfetu'l-Harameyn. This article examines Nabi's book and Natik of Edirne's book of the same kind, which is stated that it was written under the influence of Nabi in the 18th century. In this regard in order to find out the influences of Nabi and the originality of Natik these two books are compared with respect to the route to holy lands, the places described and ways of description, narrations and quotes that were mentioned.