Türk Dünyası İncelemeleri, cilt.9, ss.165-190, 2009 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)
Türk Dünyası İncelemeleri
Caucasus mountaineers, who were trying to resist against Russian invasion andcolonisation begined in Northern Caucasus, had started a more well-coordinated liberationcombat via the organization of Nakshibandiyya-Khalidiyya Tariqat known as “muridism”.Efects of muridism had not only confined to organise combat with Russians but alsotrasformed the mountaineer community fundamentally. During this transformation activity,strength had been used besides religious discourses and interpretations. In this period, whichhas been known as Period of Imams, nearly following policies had been carried on.