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Bektash

Hajj Bektash Wali (Turkish: Haci Bektasi Veli)

A mysterious sufi master that has much to do with modern day Freemasonry.

There were lots of Bektashis in the ill-fated Janissaries who were all gunned down by Sultan Mahmoud II, because this guy formed an alliance with the Bureaucracy, and wanted military Westernization. Eyvah!



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Sanskrit language

... compounds occur with various meanings, some examples of which are: Bahuvrihi Bahuvrihi, or much-rice, denotes a rich person--one who has much rice. Bahuvrihi compounds ...

 
 
 
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