Mythological belief, ethnic-national identity and chaos-space conflict
Aybeniz Hashimova

The article shows that the mythological belief in a primitive society was real life. Spatially formed beliefs begin to acquire a regulatory function that ensures the gradual existence of society at later stages. The regulatory function is gradually becoming the norm of behavior that distinguishes society from others, the human community, tribe, community, people, in a broad sense, an ethnic group, and then the nation from others. It is no coincidence that L. Gumilev in his ethnos theory emphasized that the norms of behavior are the basis for distinguishing one ethnos ("we") from another ethnos ("not-us"). Since national identity is formed on the basis of ethnic identity, there is no doubt that mythological beliefs are the basis of both of them. In Turkish mythological thought and faith, the wolf is the savior and protector of the ethnic group. The image of a wolf participates in this function in the works of the great Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov "Doomsday" and Azerbaijani Aygun Hasanoglu "The Cave". This should not be understood as a fairy tale or a story. The use of such a totem by the Turks should also be considered a reality. Because in ancient times, the Turks believed that the wolf really was in their real life, and later this influenced the world and the fate of people. Interestingly, the Azeri Turks still believed that the wolf would succeed. This is clearly seen, for example, from the proverb “Blessed is the wolf” from “Dada Gorgud” and in the belief that “those who follow the wolf will succeed, and those who encounter the black cat will suffer.” Vali Khabiboglu and Ramazan Gafarli also talked about the widespread worship of the wolf as a totem in Azerbaijan. He said that at that time every family and community was a stage of attachment to an animal or a wolf. The salvation of the wolf is reflected in the worldview of the peoples of Europe. However, most researchers attribute the image of a wolf to preschool time. related drawings also replace the leopard in front of the Scythians.It should be noted that in ancient Turkish Asen, Bortechin, China, Azerbaijani Turkish wolf, gray wolf, Anatolian Turkish blue wolf, blue wolf, blue yale, yalinsak (yalkuzah), Turkish Turkish ku bor, Uzbek kok-i and another name is the Gray Wolf. Researchers rightly came to the important conclusion that myth is reality, and not a fairy tale told in primitive societies, or rather in its original living forms. We do not find in him the spirit of the opening of the novel, which is typical of the novels of our time, but a living reality, which undoubtedly is believed. This is not only the past, but also the future. It is a mythological belief that preserves the identity of an ethnic group, people and nation. The loss of the mythological heritage can become a moral tragedy for the people. proved himself in cosmic conflict.
Keywords: Myth, mythological belief, ethnic-national identity, space, chaos, chaos-space confrontation, mythological thinking

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