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Yezidis

a study in survival

by John S. Guest

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Published by KPI, Distributed by Methuen Inc., Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yezidis.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn S. Guest.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1595 .G84 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 299 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2438609M
    ISBN 100710301154
    LC Control Number87131669

    The Yazidi Book of Revelation (Kitêba Cilwe in Kurdish; also transliterated as Kitab Al Jilwah) is one of two books on the Yazidi religion written in the style of a holy book in the Kurmanji dialect of the Kurdish language, the other being the Yazidi Black Book (Mishefa Reş in Kurdish). It is claimed that the original text of the Book of Revelation is kept in the Yazidi village of Ba'idn and. SACKED HOOKS OF THE *.

    Introduction: Yezidis. Geographical and historical background. Yezidi communities of northern Iraq. Communication between the communities after the establishment of the Autonomous Kurdish Region. Yezidis within the context of Kurdish society. Religion. The Yezidi faith. Recent developments and changes. Caste system among the Yezidis. OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Testi religiosi dei Yezidi. Description: 97 pages ; 25 cm: Other Titles: Testi religiosi dei Yezidi. Religion of the Yezidis.

    The Yezidis play the flute and the tambourine at their festivals and dance; "a worship which led to every excess of debauchery and lust." 7 "The Jalwah and the Resh are the authentic holy scriptures of the Yezidis. The Yezidis not only acknowledge the loss of many copies of their scriptures but also Shaikh Hayder"s recording of the Book of Resh. Aziz Tʻamoyan, 5 books Prof. Sami Said Ahmed, 3 books Giuseppe Furlani, 2 books Layard, Austen Henry Sir, 2 books Sir Austen Henry Layard, 2 books Zahīr Kāẓim ʻAbbūd, 2 books Nadia Murad, 2 books B. Murat Öztemir, 1 book Drower, E. S. Lady, 1 book Field, Henry, 1 book Kemal Tolan, 1 book Bedelê Feqı̂r Hecı̂, 1 book Şêx Dewrêş.


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Yezidis by John S. Guest Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book covers the history, beliefs, practices, and material culture of the Yezidis. Other content include illustrations, photos, maps, notes, a glossary, a bibliography and appendices filled with invaluable information like Yezidi /5(19).

The Black Book of the Yezidis was first published in English over years ago. Since then it has garnered much critical attention by ethnologists and theologians, receiving condemnation in some quarters as a fake, and in others a nod of approval as being possibly the only legitimate text (along with the Book of the Revelation) that gives some insight into these remarkable people /5(2).

Still others believe that the Yezidis are an offshoot of the Zoroastrian religion of Persia. The truth is quite complicated, as truth so often is. The vast majority of Yezidis live in the mountainous region of Kurdistan on the borders of Turkey, Syria, and Iraq.

As an ethnic group, Yezidis are Kurdish: they live in Kurdistan and speak Kurdish. The Yazīdī Yezidis book centre and object of the annual pilgrimage is the tomb of Sheikh ʿAdī, in the town of Lālish, Iraq.

Two short books, Kitāb al-jilwah (“Book of Revelation”) and Maṣḥafrash (“Black Book”), form the sacred scriptures of the Yazīdīs. It is now widely suspected that both volumes were compiled by non-Yazīdīs. Yezidi Mythology.

Some Yezidi mythology has been translated into English and other languages. So far there are two parts roughly translated — The Revelation and The Black Book. The Revelation mainly consists of God speaking to the Yezidi about who he is and who they are in relation to him. However, The Black Book contains more of the creation and history stories of.

In the first, the compiler indicates the source of his information and gives a sketch of the life of Šeiḫ ‘Adî, the chief saint of the Yezidis. The Sacred Books comprise Kitâb al-Jilwah (Book of Revelation), and Maṣḥaf Rêš (Black Book)--so named because in it mention made of the descent of the Lord upon the Black Mountain.

This book focusses mainly on the culture and history of Yezidis book. Since the fall ofthe atrocities of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) committed in Iraq and Syria came into light, the world learned that thousands of innocent Yezidis were slaughtered.

Their plight and sufferings are too gruesome to describe/5. Mashaf Reš (The Black Book) Mashaf Reš (The Black Book) Appendix to Part I The Poem in Praise of Šeiḫ ‘Adî The Principal Prayer of the Yezidis Seven classes of Yezidis Articles of Faith Notes on Part I Part II.

The Critical Discussion of Yezidism Chapter I. The Religious Origin of the Yezidis I. The Yezidi Myth II. The Christian.

How ISIS Changed the Yezidi Religion. Yezidis light candles and paraffin torches during a ceremony to celebrate the New Year in Dohuk province, Iraq, in Likewise, in his book Heirs Author: Cathy Otten.

Yezidis (Yazidis) are indigenous people of Iraq. They have faced much persecution in Middle East for not being people of the book.

Mission: to preserve the Yezidi faith and empower the Yezidi people all around the world through selfless service. Among the many books I have read regarding the Yezidis, one of the first ones was: The Yezidis: Their life and Beliefs, by Sami Said Ahmed, (University of California, Los Angeles, edited by Henry Field, Field Research Projects, Miami, Florida ).

He addresses the Yezidis as Yazidis and therefore the term Yazidi is used here for Ahmed’s File Size: KB. The Yezidis “When you kill someone, you kill yourself” Yezidi Faqir. Who Are the Yezidis.

The Yezidis or Yazidis are a Kurdish speaking people who live principally in northern Iraq. They number approximatelyThey are mostly a poor and oppressed people, but they have a rich spiritual tradition that they contend is the world’s oldest.

of Šeiḫ ‘Adî, the chief saint of the Yezidis. The Sacred Books comprise Kitâb al-Jilwah (Book of Revelation), and Maṣḥaf Rêš (Black Book)--so named because in it mention made of the descent of p. 12 the Lord upon the Black Mountain (p. 32). Al Jilwah 1 is ascribed to Šeiḫ ‘Adî himself,File Size: KB.

The rise of Islamic fundamentalism more broadly has pushed thousands of Yazidis to seek asylum in Europe. According to some estimates, 70, people, or about 15% of the Yazidi population in Iraq Author: Raya Jalabi.

Product Information. The Black Book of the Yezidis was first published in English over years ago. Since then it has garnered much critical attention by ethnologists and theologians, receiving condemnation in some quarters as a fake, and in others a nod of approval as being possibly the only legitimate text (along with the Book of the Revelation) that gives some insight into these.

Yezidis International is a (c) 3 organization headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska that is dedicated to educating the public on who Yezidis are, the crisis they are facing, and implement different projects to preserve the Yezidi faith/culture and at the same time empower the community worldwide through selfless work.

These are indications of Mohammedan influence and censorship, for no Yezidi will ever write in his sacred book such words as Šeitân, Šar, etc. That is, those of other religions. Sanjaḳ is a Turkish word, meaning banner; it is the name by which the Yezidis generally designate the sacred image of Melek Ṭâ’ûs.

In December, Yazidis fast for three days, before drinking wine with the pir. On September there is an annual pilgrimage to the tomb of Sheikh Adi at Lalesh north of Mosul, where they carry. The Yezidis: A Study in Survival – John S. Guest Routledge | | PDF. John Guest has chosen to write about one of those tantalisingly elusive communities, often small in numbers, which one finds here and there embedded colloidally in the main strata of Middle East societies; in this case, the Yezidis, a people whose very antiquity invites consideration of an associated mystery, the.

Surrounded by “People of the Book,” Yazidis have felt the pressure in the past to have a written scripture, and rumors have abounded for centuries of a Yazidi holy text, referred to as Cilwe, “Revelation,” or Mesḥafa Rash, “The Black Book.” With the arrival of a larger number of European and American travelers in the region in the.

The Black Book of the Yezidis; Kitab Al-Jilwah: Book of Revelation Yezidi Holy Books Devil Worship: The Sacred Books and Traditions of the Yezidis. out. The Yazidi Book of Revelation is one of two books on the Yazidi religion written in the style of a holy book in the Kurmanji dialect of the Northern Kurdish language, the other being the.

The Black Book of the Yezidis was first published in English over years ago. Since then it has garnered much critical attention by ethnologists and theologians, receiving condemnation in some quarters as a fake, and in others a nod of approval as being possibly the only legitimate text (along with the Book of the Revelation) that gives some insight into these Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.Hunted by militants from the Islamic State, thousands of people from the Yazidi community have fled to the slopes of Iraq's Mount Sinjar, where they are caught between the prospect of death by dehydration and murder at the hands of the group formerly called the months since its rise, the Sunni-identified Islamic State has gone after many religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq Author: Yasmine Hafiz.