Poet and writer. He was
born at Küçük Kavak Village
/ Mucur/ Kırsehir in 1946. He graduated from Imam Hatip High School. He was grown up by
receiving teachings from his brother-in-law Hacı Molla Said, local
intellectuals. These teachings can be counted as Qur’an, Hadith, Mysticism,
History and Ottoman language. Then, he worked as an Imam at the villages of
Mucur and Hacıbektaş.
In 1966, he won the
exams of Folk Music by TRT. After the military service, he was engaged in trade
for a while. He operated a bookstore in exercised as a translator.
He conducted research on
the representatives of Hoca Ahmed Yesevi in Anatolia.
His articles on these issues were published in some journals. His poems were
published in several journals, but he never published a book of poems. He
participated in several panels and meetings as a speaker.
The author has conducted
research on the origins, residencies, traditions, customs, folk songs, mourning
and sagas of Turkmen tribes in Anatolia. His
research on Cerids who resided at Kirsehir and Pehlivanlı engrave around Kırıkkkale
were published as two separate articles: “Rakka ve Orta Anadolu Ekseninde
Bir Oymağın Tarihi (Ceritler)” and “Halep ve Orta Anadolu
Ekseninde Bir Oymağın Tarihi (Pehlivanlılar)”.
Hacı Bayram Veli Bayramîlik; Melâmîler ve Melâmilik;
Alevilik; Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli Bektâşîlik;
Noktatü’l Beyan; Anadolu’da Türkmenler; Bir Türkmen Ozanı Âşık Hüseyin;
Öyküleriyle Kırşehir Türküleri, Destanları, Ağıtları, Şeyh Bedreddin ve Varidât (2005).
REFERENCE: Hasan Afşın Can / “Peşin Hükümlü Eleştirilerin ve Sığ Tartışmaların Kıskacında Şeyh
Bedreddin” (Kitap Postası, issue: 4-5, July-August 2005).