The Gravestones in Uzbekistan and Their Reflections to the National Identity: The Taskent City Sample

Acik F.

MILLI FOLKLOR, no.90, pp.176-184, 2011 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 90
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : MILLI FOLKLOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.176-184


Various mausoleum and burial ceremony has been appeared among Turkish community during historical times. Those cults were adjusted with new religion and kept alive. The reflection of Mausoleum cults of old Turkish habits could be seen in modern life of present time in general for Turkish nations. Although the idea of Mausoleum is not in agreement with Islamic belief, the build of mausoleum were carried out after accepting Islam among Turks. Tombs of Turkmenistan were replaced with Turbeh after accepting Islam.