Balım Sultan biography

Balım Sultan

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Who is Balım Sultan?

Balım Sultan is the greatest personality in the Bektashi Order after Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli and he is regarded as the “Second Pir”. He was born in 1457 in the town of Dimetoka. He died in 1517. It is widely accepted that his father was Mursel Baba and his mother was a Serbian/Bulgarian princess.

Institutionalize Balim Sultan, known as Bektashi leader, was born in 1457'de Dimetoka. Walked right in on 1517. Haci Bektas-i Veli Nuriye spiritual daughter Fatma Sultan Hatun 's grandson, the son of the Father Mursel. Bektashi according to a wide audience is an important nation. "The second Pir-i", is seen as the founder and kurumlaştırıcısı. Not only the founder of "second-piri" is, kurumlaştırdığı, brought by way of a legal entity status, the existing structure of Bektashi gained a new format, re-organized to develop erkanını final. Recognized by the Bektashi and large masses with him will cost the state. Allegedly adopted by the Sultan himself Bektashi 1501'de II. Haci Bektas Dervish Kirsehir appointed by Sultan Bayezid alone. The aim of Turks / Qizilbash-Alevi-Bektashi Safeviler'in effect is to protect the Turkmen. This situation increases Bektaşilik'le state relations. After that, many managers within the state bureaucracy and direct the Bektashi Order of people become members of the ulema.

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on July 23, 2013


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