Sufis have different perspectives on pilgrimage; it is known that among those who consider as hajj was a body-journey went to hajj one or two times in their entire life, also those who is called traveller-dervish (seyyah-derviş) spent their whole life on the roads. It is seen that those long journeys are hajj-centered. Moreover, it is understood that this journey is necessary for sufi leaders who are being honored as hadji, who are back to their countries as a supremo moreover as khalife who sees geographies which contain sufi world. This study underpins route maps of these chosen people, dergahs and tekkes which they stayed, their menazils and mesiras. In addition, it adverts their vertiginous-unique journeys which contain the central cities of Islam.Th,s paper seeks to explore Sufi pilgrimage routes and points out their places in hajj history by deliberating some distresses of that sufis lived. This paper givese priority historical dates and preferred geographies, and discussed their diverse residences, including Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo and İstanbul during their journeys to holy lands using different earth and sea routes, such as Horasan-Iran, Caucasians, Middle Asia, Hind-Sindh subcontinent, Balkans-Anatolia and lastly Africa.
Hajj, Pilgrimage History, Sufis, Pilgrimage Routes, Makka, Madina, Baghdad, Damascus, AI-Quds, Istan
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