Yusuf Has Hajib and Hoca Ahmed Yesevi in Term of Their Perspectives on the Insan-i Kamil


BILIG, no.80, pp.95-122, 2017 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: BILIG
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-122
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


The concept of insan-i kamil, which had entered the literature by Muhiddin b. El-Arabi, is a result of thought system that provides human's happines in society and determines his responsibilities. The pecularities of "insan-i kamil" had been evaluated in the sources of many philosophers throughout the history. Hoca Ahmed Yesevi is an active sufi (mystic) who had contribution in the create of Turkish-Islamic Thought in Turkestan as well as, in the construction of the Sufism in Anatolia. He is a person who had explained the Islam and Tasavvuf in his poems, Hikmat, so easy that the people can understand; in this way, those hikmats had been learnt in tekkes (sufi lodges) and could reach today.