Hamidüddin Aksarayî

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Hamidüddin Aksarayî (1331–1412), better known by his sobriquet Somuncu Baba, was an ascetic teacher of Islam in Bursa, Turkey, who exerted extensive influence and is known as a Muslim saint.[citation needed] He taught at the Ulu Camii (The Great Mosque) where he was installed by Sultan Bayezid I after it was completed. Somuncu Baba's students included Molla Fenari and Hacı Bayram-ı Veli.

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  • Akgündüz, Ahmet (1992) Arşiv belgeleri ışığında Şeyh Hâmid-i Velî Somuncu Baba ve neseb-i âlîsi Es-Seyyid Osman Hulûsi Efendi Vakfı, Istanbul, ISBN 975-95352-0-3 (biography of Hamidüddin Aksarayî in Turkish)