SEYHAN, Ahmet Emin
August 2013
Electronic Turkish Studies;Summer2013, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p2053
Academic Journal
El-Kharakani Turkish-Islamic scholar and a great mystic, who spent in his every moment with thought and advised constantly his followers the thought, is a friend of Allah. el-Kharakani reached a depth beyond the metaphysical through dependence on Qur'an and Sunnah, guidance of his murshid el-Kassab and example of spiritual murshid Bayazid. When his speeches are examined, it has seen his robustness of Allah, his determination in respect of representing and notifying Islam, the importance he gave to education of his followers and the advice of thought continuously. el-Kharakani is one of the rare figures who develops on both scientific and mystical subjects and especially on mysticism subjects. When his words of full of wisdom are analyzed, contrary to the claims, it is understood that he is not illiterate and he is a competent scholar of Islamic sciences. Because it is impossible that an uneducated man told such a terse words. el-Kharakani gave striking messages when he shared thoughts of mind his disciples. These informations he gave to his disciples are to provide them to think big. He wanted them to reach these degrees when he was telling the high spiritual condition he lived. He taught that a man contemplating would plan his time and always use the time an effective and efficient manner and manage very important work. It is possible to transfer all of these religious experiences with good procedures and methods, a serious education and training, focusing on his work and self-selecting a good role model and following his teachings. Therefore el-Kharakani took himself Bayazid, a scholar who mystic, as a role model and intended to pass him in spiritual issues and reach a higher target. He managed to become one of distinguished the figures in this area as a result of perseverance and determination and left deep effect on those who came after him.


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