TITLE

ES'AD EFENDİ (1847/1931) VE DÎVÂN'INDA SEMBOLİK DİL

AUTHOR(S)
Göktas, Vahit
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2009, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p201
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Es'ad Efendi is a prominent Sufi who lived between 1847-1931, acted as the chairman of Majlis al Mashayih (Assembly of Sheikhs), lead the publishing of the journal named Jarida al-Sufiyya, acted as the master (sheikh) of Kelami Dergah (Sufi Lodge), and who has spiritual authority both from Naqshi and Qadiri Sufi paths. Divan is one of the greatest divans written in the last centuries. The Divan of Esad Efendi is full of symbols and poems which should be commentated on due to the clues it give from the realm of imagination. This paper first introduces the Divan of Esad Efendi, explains and comments on the metaphors mentioned in the Divan, and finally states the meanings of such metaphors in the terminology of Sufism.
ACCESSION #
40521667

 

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