A New Mecmua Pertaining to Bektashism: Mecmu’atü’r-Resâ’il

  • Tuncay Bülbül Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University
  • Şerife Ördek Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University
Keywords: Bektashism, Mecmua, On İki İmam, On Dört Masûm-ı Pâk


It is known that religious teachings and traditions of Bektashi communities have been passed over from generation to generation in written and spoken form. The main theme in this study is to create a mecmua about “Mecmu’atü’r-Resâil” which is registered in the number of BEL-Yz-K 725 in Istanbul Ataturk Library. In this study, after the steps of the ritual which is an important practice in Bektashi belief system, with a few incompleteness are told; the biographies of On İki İmam and On Dört Masûm-ı Pâk are presented. After these biographies, twelve duty posts in saints square and which prophets and ehl-i beyt are represented as the letters in The Qur’An under the title of “Haza Noktatü’l-Beyân Ma-Hurûfât” are mentioned.


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Bülbül, T. and Ördek, Şerife 2017. A New Mecmua Pertaining to Bektashism: Mecmu’atü’r-Resâ’il. Journal of Alevism-Bektashism Studies. 16 (Dec. 2017), 1-42. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24082/2017.abked.5.