Yesterday one friend came up with an important question “How to talk to God? How to ask for support or just a clue?” Mostly I am in the function of a translator in these evenings and I am trying to stay at the background, but…
Gods and Goddesses in Turkish Mythology
All sections of society reflect the background mythology of that society, because over time, that mythology permeates into a society’s culture and becomes a part of it. When you look at various civilizations in ancient times, you may notice many similarities in their mythologies when…
The Secrets of Kabbalah
“Woe be to the man who says that The Law (Torah) contains only common sayings and tales: If this were true, we might even in our time compose a book of doctrine that would be more respected. No, every word has a sublime sense and…
Anatolian Enlightenment: Haji Bektash Veli and Yunus Emre
Haji Bektash Veli and Yunus Emre were two pioneers of enlightenment in Anatolia.
Hızır: A Time Traveler Mystic
Hizir is a legendary personality in Muslim culture believed to be immortal and helps everyone in need.
Sufism as an Existence Philosophy
Sufism is a life philosophy based on mysticism: Man and the cosmos’ creation, the reason of existence, and asserting a continuous maturation and enlightenment which leads to understanding the reasons behind it all.