The Marriage Ceremonies in the Alawii village Sehitler in Bursa

Tas H.

MILLI FOLKLOR, no.80, pp.53-63, 2008 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 80
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : MILLI FOLKLOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-63


Sehitler village is 30 km far from Bursa. It is believed that Hasan Dede established the village, the origin of which is believed to have descended from Ahmet Yesevi. We see that the village, which doesn't take any migration, tries to protect its traditional life to a large extent. In this study, it is aimed to analyze the traditions, customs and habits of the village's wedding ceremonies that are shaped by Alewii beliefs,