ISSN:2149-0821

MELEK TAVUS’S PEOPLE THE BELIEVE OF EZIDIS


Ezidi origins of the word is “ezidi” meaning of those who belief in God way seen as a Senkretist religion. They are thought as a community built on the old beliefs such as Mazdaism, Mithraizm Zoroastrianism, Manihaizm and to be successor of them. Although Ezidi religion stars with Sheikh Adi who lived 12 century, the origin of this belief reaches back to further.Ezidis have adopted a concept God who created universe, the angels and Adam but then preferred to remain passive. However Ezidis make worship and their faith to Melek Tavus, given him control over the world, reputation is equipped upgraded features by God. Ezidi accept themselves as the people's elected Melek Tavus, and therefore is not subject to enter the Ezidi belief. Ezidi religious and rules are described of in the two holy books Kitab el- Cilwe and Mushaf-a Reş. Ezidi religion transferred orally and there is not collective worship place.


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Author : Laleş USLU AZARAK
Number of pages: 561-569
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/SOBIDER.32592
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