This article taught me Mavlavi andSamâare ones of the most important elements for Turkish tradition
This article taught me Mavlavi andSamâare ones of the most important elements for Turkish tradition. It gives information about the rituals and the ceremonies. It also mentions about development of the MavlaviSamâby giving exact times. This article took my attention because I was already curious about this topic.
The author gives a detailed information about Mavlaviyya, when it was written and how it was written. Looks like, Mavlaviyyamukâhala started to evolve during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries but it shaped its final form in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Although some early sources of mavlaviyya have any exact definition of samâ but other sources give some traces about the origin of the mavlavisamâ. The author explores and explains origin of the mavlavisamâin detailed way. I learnt from this chapter the samâ means a supernatural travel of man’s afterlife, reach to intellect and cherish to flawlessness. I also learnt what the moves in samâ means and how samâ is presented and played as an exhibition in the stage. Some of the moves in samâ don’t exist in Mavlavimukâhala as I see. I am surprised that samâ dance and music related to the universe and the creation of universe.
One of the topics that drew my attention was that Mavlavis don’t accept zikr as the basis of their ritual although they practice in repeating the name of God. I really don’t understand why they do so. I learnt that Mavlavis may attend rituals of other cult and they perform samâ. Thanks to the chapter, I had information about the rabâb which is a musical instrument. I learnt from the some websites that even if MevlanaCelaleddin Rumi is thought that he was a neyzen(reed-flute player), he was a rabâb player.
From the beginning to end,this article let me know about Mavlaviyya and samâ and it also informed me about some rituals which includes mystics ceremony. I also learnt new name and terms about mevleviyeh thanks to this article. I had little information about this topic but now I can say that I comprehend terms of mavlaviyya and samâ. Moreover, If someone wants to be well up on music and sama of the mavlaviyya, he/she could read this article and take as a reference.