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BEKTASHISM & THE ALBANIAN TEKKE IN AMERICA By Xhevat Kallajxhi
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This book, written for the tenth anniversary (1964) of the establishment of the Western Hemisphere’s first (and so far only) Bektashi tekke, gives valuable insight into Bektashi beliefs and... More > history as well as the the love and devotion that went into the founding of this unique spiritual institution. Available in English for the first time!< Less
THE SAINTLY EXPLOITS OF HAJJI BEKTASHI VELI By Huseyin Abiva
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This Vilayetname is a classic work on the life of the 13th-century Islamic mystic, Hajji Bektash Veli who is the eponymic founder of a popular dervish brotherhood that is often viewed in modern times... More > as the embodiment of both Turkish and Balkan folk Islam. Although not as recognized in the West as his contemporary Mevlana Rumi (d. 1271), the reputation of Hajji Bektash has long spilled over the borders of Anatolia, and he is a figure known and venerated not only by Turks but by Muslims throughout the Balkans.< Less
Islamic Mysticism and the Bektashi Path By Baba Rexheb
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"The Bektashi Way is profoundly simple yet perplexingly complex, striking in its boldness yet gracious in its subtlety; consequently, while shining forth brightly it still is seemingly cloaked... More > in obscurity. There have been attempts to gather its history, characteristic ideas, and observable aspects together and to elucidate its inner wisdom in prose, but few of these attempts have been made by knowledgeable insiders, and even fewer of these have been made in English. This full translation of Baba Rexheb’s Islamic Mysticism and the Bektashi Path from its original Albanian is thus a unique addition to the literature on Bektashism in English, and a boon to those who seek to know more about this clearly enigmatic way." --- Vafi Baba< Less
BEKTASHIZMI DHE TEQEJA SHQIPTARE NË AMERIKË By Xhevat Kallajxhi
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Bektashizmi është një Sekt islam, liberal, i cili frymëzohet nga ndjenjat me te thella te mirëdashjes dhe vëllazërimit midis te gjithë njerëzve.... More > Përveç kësaj, Teqetë bektashiane ne Shqipëri luajtën një rol me rëndësi gjate periudhës se Rilindjes. U-bene qendra kryesore për përhapjen e idesë kombëtare, për shpërndarjen e librave shqipe dhe për strehimin dhe fshehjen e patrioteve dhe luftëtarëve të lirisë, qe ndiqeshin nga forcat shtypëse të qeverise otomane. Teqetë luajtën gjithashtu një rol me rëndësi për përparime ne fushën shoqërore, për luftimin e paragjykimeve dhe të fanatizmit, si edhe për forcimin e ndjenjave të dashurisë midis të gjithë bijve të trollit shqiptar.< Less
BEKTASHIZMI DHE TEQEJA SHQIPTARE NË AMERIKË By Xhevat Kallajxhi
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Bektashizmi është një Sekt islam, liberal, i cili frymëzohet nga ndjenjat me te thella te mirëdashjes dhe vëllazërimit midis te gjithë njerëzve.... More > Përveç kësaj, Teqetë bektashiane ne Shqipëri luajtën një rol me rëndësi gjate periudhës se Rilindjes. U-bene qendra kryesore për përhapjen e idesë kombëtare, për shpërndarjen e librave shqipe dhe për strehimin dhe fshehjen e patrioteve dhe luftëtarëve të lirisë, qe ndiqeshin nga forcat shtypëse të qeverise otomane. Teqetë luajtën gjithashtu një rol me rëndësi për përparime ne fushën shoqërore, për luftimin e paragjykimeve dhe të fanatizmit, si edhe për forcimin e ndjenjave të dashurisë midis të gjithë bijve të trollit shqiptar.< Less
THE LANTERN OF THE PATH By Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq
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This manual of spiritual practice attributed to the sixth Imam and spiritual master, Ja’far as-Sadiq, brings out the veiled truths behind the undertakings a spiritual wayfarer must carry out in... More > order attain the target of self-realization, thereby arriving at the state the Prophet Muhammad once spoke: “Whosoever knows himself, knows his Lord.”< Less
Inner Secrets of the Path By Sayyid Haydar Amuli
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A complete English translation of the work of the 14th century scholar Sayyid Haydar Amuli. He presents a mystical understanding of Shari'at, Tariqat, and Haqiqat according to the teachings of the... More > Twelve Imams and the great Sufi saints, like Ibn 'Arabi. A must for anyone want to understand the roots of Bektashi hermeneutics.< Less
MISTICIZMI ISLAM DHE BEKTASHIZMI By Baba Rexhebi
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Ky libër i Baba Rexhebit është njoftim në detaje për Sufizmin dhe udhën bektashiane. Secili që është i interesuar për bektashizmin, patjetër... More > duhet ta lexojë këtë libër. (Albanian Text)< Less
The Makalat of Haji Bektash By Huseyin Abiva
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This is one of the key texts of the Bektashi Sufi order, being an account of the teachings of its master and eponymic founder, Haji Bektash Veli.
The Bektashi Pages By Naim Frasheri
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The Bektashi Sufi Order has long been recognized for its tolerant and broadminded interpretation of Islam. In his essay The Bektashi Pages, Naim Frashëri (1846-1900), a man often hailed as the... More > father of modern Albanian literature, discusses the moral and ethical values of the faith of his youth. One of the more noteworthy features of the text is that it was written using a language and vocabulary that Westerners would find graspable. This current edition includes a brief survey of the doctrines of the Bektashi Order, an account of its place in Albanian history as well as an introduction to the text and its author. This book is an excellent introduction for anyone wishing to study the ethical worldview of one of Islam's most celebrated Sufi orders. (b&w illustrations)< Less