TITLE

GÖKLEN TÜRKMENLERİ (=TÜRKMENİSTAN) HALK İNANÇLARINDAKİ ÖLÜM TEMASINA DAİR BAZI KARŞILAŞTIRMALAR

AUTHOR(S)
Kalafat, Yaşar
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Türklük Bilimi Arastirmalari;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p219
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this comparative study, the place of Goklen Turkmen in Turkmenistan Turkmenship is briefly pointed out while the utmost importance is given to beliefs related to death period of peoples' belief in this society. In this connection, some belief motifs, symbols and objects such as "bread", "odorous foods", condolence meal", "rock", "soil", "ancestors' spirits", "rising from the grave", "wailing", "mourning", "waiting forty days after the death", "circumambulation", "possession", "cross", "incense" and "black Wednesday" in beliefs related to predeath, intra-death and post-death periods are discussed in detail. The similarities and differences between this society and other peoples of Turkish culture are emphasized, the reasons of these are discussed and they are interpreted. Consequently, the cultural relationship of the peoples sharing the same cultural geography is tried to be explained by building bridges from the culture of peoples' beliefs.
ACCESSION #
57310812

 

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