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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby halil » Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:50 pm

Here is the web page for Sheik Nazim

http://www.sheiknazim2.com/
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby Me Ed » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:13 pm

halil wrote:Here is the web page for Sheik Nazim

http://www.sheiknazim2.com/


He can't be that wise if he was born in "Larnaka, Nothern Cyprus" [SIC].

That said, I do like the pantomime costume.
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby tsukoui » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:26 pm

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halil wrote:Here is the web page for Sheik Nazim

http://www.sheiknazim2.com/


Merhaba Halil,

I know about Sheikh Nazim. I accept that he is a living saint. But I am having trouble accepting everything he says. That's why I am interested to know about other sufis. There used to be lots of sufis in Cyprus. What happened to them? Have they all submitted to Sheikh Nazim?
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby halil » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:22 pm

tsukoui wrote:I
halil wrote:Here is the web page for Sheik Nazim

http://www.sheiknazim2.com/


Merhaba Halil,

I know about Sheikh Nazim. I accept that he is a living saint. But I am having trouble accepting everything he says. That's why I am interested to know about other sufis. There used to be lots of sufis in Cyprus. What happened to them? Have they all submitted to Sheikh Nazim?


I haven't any knowlage about them but i can see that there is a show goes on in Nicosia now.... in Bedestan, next to Selimiye Mosque.....

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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby kimon07 » Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:37 am

tsukoui wrote:I
halil wrote:Here is the web page for Sheik Nazim

http://www.sheiknazim2.com/


There used to be lots of sufis in Cyprus. What happened to them? Have they all submitted to Sheikh Nazim?


Heading to Lefka
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

By Staff Reporter, *Revered Turkish Cypriot religious leader ailing* Cyprus Mail - Nicosia, Cyprus; Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Revered Turkish Cypriot religious leader ailing

Hundreds of followers gathered outside the commune of Turkish Cypriot Sufi mystic Sheikh Nazim Kibrisli in Lefka yesterday after a sudden decline in the religious leader’s health Monday night.
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Last night, well-wishers from around the world were said to be heading to Lefka to join prayers for the Sheikh’s wellbeing.
……………………………………..

Despite his international appeal, Nazim has been widely shunned by the staunchly secular Turkish Cypriot community. Since the 1950s he has been barred from preaching in mosques in Cyprus. However, to his international audience he is revered as a saint.
http://sufinews.blogspot.gr/2012/02/hea ... lefka.html


Sufi community's zikr in Nothern Cyprus 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTnZNGgm ... ure=relmfu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N9nczYg ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pliJuE_ ... re=related
http://cypromusicology.blogspot.gr/2012 ... yprus.html
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby tsukoui » Sun Oct 14, 2012 1:21 pm

kimon07 wrote:
tsukoui wrote:I
halil wrote:Here is the web page for Sheik Nazim

http://www.sheiknazim2.com/


There used to be lots of sufis in Cyprus. What happened to them? Have they all submitted to Sheikh Nazim?


Heading to Lefka
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

By Staff Reporter, *Revered Turkish Cypriot religious leader ailing* Cyprus Mail - Nicosia, Cyprus; Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Revered Turkish Cypriot religious leader ailing

Hundreds of followers gathered outside the commune of Turkish Cypriot Sufi mystic Sheikh Nazim Kibrisli in Lefka yesterday after a sudden decline in the religious leader’s health Monday night.
…………………
Last night, well-wishers from around the world were said to be heading to Lefka to join prayers for the Sheikh’s wellbeing.
……………………………………..

Despite his international appeal, Nazim has been widely shunned by the staunchly secular Turkish Cypriot community. Since the 1950s he has been barred from preaching in mosques in Cyprus. However, to his international audience he is revered as a saint.
http://sufinews.blogspot.gr/2012/02/hea ... lefka.html


Sufi community's zikr in Nothern Cyprus 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTnZNGgm ... ure=relmfu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N9nczYg ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pliJuE_ ... re=related
http://cypromusicology.blogspot.gr/2012 ... yprus.html


Thanks Kimon, but as I said I already know about Sheikh Nazim. I'm trying to find out about sufis not affiliated with him in Cyprus. Ataturk suppressed the sufis in Turkey, but Cyprus was British by then. What happened to them all? Why was the Mevlevi tekke closed?
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby halil » Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:13 pm

Latest news about Sheik Nazim.....

http://www.kibrisgazetesi.com/popup.php ... c_Haberler

He is recovering and he had a drive around Lefke-Yedidalga area yesterday. see his latest picture from above Link.
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby halil » Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:24 pm

According to below official web page it is closed in 1954.

http://www.kktcdinisleri.com/node/339

In 1956 it is used for the Children house....İn 30 april 1963 become Cyprus Turkish Museum.

In 2000 restored again to be Mevlevi museum.

according to above web page from 1607 upto 1954 it was active place for the Sufis.
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby tsukoui » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:35 pm

halil wrote:According to below official web page it is closed in 1954.

http://www.kktcdinisleri.com/node/339

In 1956 it is used for the Children house....İn 30 april 1963 become Cyprus Turkish Museum.

In 2000 restored again to be Mevlevi museum.

according to above web page from 1607 upto 1954 it was active place for the Sufis.


Why did it close?
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Re: Sufis in Cyprus...

Postby denizaksulu » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:43 pm

The last Sheık died. No one else was forthcoming, esp from Turkey. The last one was from Aleppo anyway.
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