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The Alevis (Turkis: Alevîlik or Turkis: Anadolu Alevîliği/Alevileri, an aw cried Qizilbash,[1] or Shī‘ah Imāmī-Tasawwufī Ṭarīqah, or Shīʿah-ī Bāṭen’īyyah)[2] is a syncretic,[3] heterodox,[4] an local Islamic tradeetion,[5] that's adherents follae the mystical (bāṭenī)[2] teachins o Ali, the Twal Imams an a descendant—the 13t century Alevi saunt Haji Bektash Veli.

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  1. Anadolu Kızılbaşlığı or semply Kızılbaşlık wad better represent the majority o thair members.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Radtke, B. "Bāṭen". Encyclopedia Iranica. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. "The Alevis". www.guidetomuslimdiversity.com.au (in Inglis). Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  4. "BEKTĀŠĪYA". Archived frae the oreeginal on 17 May 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  5. KINGSLEY, PATRICK (22 July 2017). "Turkey's Alevis, a Muslim Minority, Fear a Policy of Denying Their Existence". New York Times. Retrieved 27 July 2017.