A Bektashi Dervish Lodge in Kerkuk-Dakuk: Dede Cafer Dervish Lodge and its Rituals


Bayatli N. Y.

TURK KULTURU VE HACI BEKTAS VELI-ARASTIRMA DERGISI, no.47, pp.137-159, 2008 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 47
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : TURK KULTURU VE HACI BEKTAS VELI-ARASTIRMA DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-159

Abstract

Dede Cafer Dervish lodge, which belongs to Bektashis takes place in Dakuk, Kerkuk, which was taken from Turkish world. This dervish lodge that has special applications because of the environment it has has still kept the Bektashi culture alive. In this study, dervish lodge will be introduced, and the rituals emerged in dervish lodge will be mentioned. Furthermore, the text of style of speech and poem which are read in this dervish lodge and written in Arabic will be given in Latin. Our study will be supported by photographs