Black Sea International Scientific Journal

This is an internationally refereed social science journal which is published every three months in electronic based and print based since 2009.

Purpose of the journal; bringing researches on social sciences into the literature.

The publication language of this journal is Turkish, English and Russian.

All articles of the journal are open for free access through the website.

This journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions.

This journal allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.

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KYRGYZ SHAMAN (BAKSHI) (20-ies of XX century)

İmel MOLDOBAEV

(Aktaran: Abdrasul İSAKOV)

Even though it has been decades since the study was written by famous Manas researcher, the late İmel Moldobaev on Kyrgyz Shamanism, it has remained an important study in its field. This article deals with Kyrgyz Shamans, rites performed and works made on Kyrgyz shamanism upon examining notes written and not issued by the famous poet – scholar Togolok Moldo of the Kyrgyz on the basis of his meetings with Kyrgyz shamans.

Keywords: Kyrgyz shaman, bahshi, Togolok Moldo.