Religious and cultury studies analysis of sacred places in Mangistau (Beket ata in Ogylandy in the 18th century, Shopan ata in the 10th-19th centuries, Karaman at the 13th-19th centuries, Masat ata in the 10th-10th centuries, Shakpak ata in the 9th-10th c

  • Ф. Б. Камалова Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • О. Б. Бермаханов Korkyt ata Kyzylorda State University

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to strengthen the foundations of national identity, to modernize our national code by studying our sacred places and culture, to systematize found places on the territory of Kazakhstan with a view to acquaintance and demonstration of the sacred places of Kazakhstan. The relevance of this article is that modern approaches to understanding the sacred places of Kazakhstan are used. The article describes and analyzes cemeteries and underground mosques in Mangistau.According to the myths preserved in Mangistau, 360 Sufis live and are buried here. Their names are mostly lost in the vast steppes of Mangistau, but among them in the memory of the people there are names such as Shopan-ata, Masat-аta, Sultan-upi аta, Karaman-ata, Shakpak-аta, Koshkar-аta, Beket-аta,etc. The local population still reveres their names and thousands of pilgrims visit sacred places to worship the saints. In this article, the above-mentioned names are regarded as holy and the reasons for their veneration among the people.Key words: Becket ata, Shopan ata, Karaman ata, Masat ata, Shakpak ata, Sultan-upi ata.
Published
2018-06-15
How to Cite
КАМАЛОВА, Ф. Б.; БЕРМАХАНОВ, О. Б.. Religious and cultury studies analysis of sacred places in Mangistau (Beket ata in Ogylandy in the 18th century, Shopan ata in the 10th-19th centuries, Karaman at the 13th-19th centuries, Masat ata in the 10th-10th centuries, Shakpak ata in the 9th-10th c. Journal of Philosophy, Culture and Political Science, [S.l.], v. 63, n. 1, p. 150-158, june 2018. ISSN 2617-5843. Available at: <http://bulletin-philospolit.kaznu.kz/index.php/1-pol/article/view/417>. Date accessed: 19 apr. 2019.