Folktales about Sakhibkiran
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When I possessed the people of fourteen countries we organized many parties, weddings having come to Samarkand- He Said (Great person Sohibkiron)
He said that he invited many people to his parties who were close not only relatives but also unknown people. People were happy about being together at table they ate with sharing each other that they wanted parties were over. He ordered to give present for every guest in order to make them happier than before. Those presents were sheep. Suddenly (he though about his guests happiness) He thought so “really are my guests happy” he went home to change his clothes and he came in the crowded of people in order to get know their gladness. When he was observing them, (he heard some people words) he saw
A man who create difficulty taking sheep away home. Then that man said “oh mean King. You gave us these sheep. You should have given us meters of rope did you not thing about have to take them away that man said it with angriness.
There were some people who were agreed to his sentences and there weren`t too. Then he realized that to make them away “that man said it with angriness.
There were some people who were agreed to his sentences and there weren’t too. Then he realized that to make somebody happy is too difficult especially the people of his country All in All. He concluded not to make mistakes although this mistaken is too small”
While the life was hard, lack of money, great person asked his wives he wanted his wife to help him Saroymulkkhanum advice Saroy Bibixonim was his favorite beloved wife. He sent message to Samarkand by tar courier in this message He asked help due to the fact that money was over but he must give salary to his workers from reign treasure.
Then Bibixonim answered so: “Your money is over, is your politics over too? after this Bibixonim’s meaningful words Sohibkiron found a great way not to be in terrible situation.
He spread to his workers animal bone as money. At first he had bone cut in different shapes then he had bone attached a steal afterwards having had large amount money, he changed bone to money it is clear from the history, Chingizkhan’s army didn’t get salary, but Sohibkiron’s army did.
When he couldn’t seize Karshi stronghold, he was to upset. he was returning with rage having passed red River. We stayed at a small village. I took a miserable shanty and old-woman lived there, she used to get by feeding a goat.
I begged her to cook meal for me. Because I was dying of starvation after a while she cooked me hot meal which is called “Atala”. I was hungry so I didn’t know how I ate too quickly that with hurries. Then that old-woman said to me “Oh my dear you are look like Temur. Because I saw you has which Temur has.
Then he asked old-woman
“How did you know about Temur’s hesitate?
It is said that Amir Temur went to Karshi stronghold straight and said frankly certainly seize there but unfortunately he couldn’t capture. Old –woman was going on talking if he first seized small villages, town around the stronghold, then he would succeed in seizing the whole stronghold he should have begun seizing by small places. Old-woman explained him not to be hurry. Then he realized his fault and said: Oh is my dear Darkhan grandmother the very person whom is said namely who was in hurry me. I’m Amir Temur. I appreciate your this admonition. Wish what you want.
Darkhan grandmother asked him to dig canal (irrigation) she said to him that the people of her country were suffering from lack of water the only thing that she wished was to make people happy. Before long Amir Temur had canal dug for the people. The people were happy the canal was flowing fully as a result the people were about it.
A great many women and men lived in the cave of the mountain due to war, it was difficult to find place for people to live. Then Temur had an idea and said it to the people.
If someone wants to be alive, to rescue, idem and them to bring books which are equal amount with that person’s weight. For a long time. The people discussed this order. Finally they decided not to bring one of them said so. Books are the most expensive thing for us, we are ready for dying. But we can’t give books. So we don’t want to spread them having heard Temur forgave them for their clever answer. It is clear that our history past is full of great. Legendries and stories about great people who made a valuable contribution to science not only to science but also in general they had contributed heavily in every field. For instance: Amir Temur the great commander, hard contributed heavily. when he controlled the country, the country had much prosperity. We have much information about work which Amir Temur did .We can get know great people from legend, story and mythology which were bound for their done work.
Abdiolim Ergashev wrote about A.Temur’s childhood as a book. In this book One day the great Amir Temur wanted to the place visit when he spent his years in his childhood he called on there and enjoy so much watching mountain and gardens. He walked along there suddenly he arrived at Sheror stronghold. The people who live in Mountain had already called “Temur’s cave “ When Temur and his people were coming into cave with torches, they heard strange voice.
Temur though that there were some animals which live in this cave as their house. He ordered to go on coming in. Suddenly the leading person who was going in, shouted
-What’s up?-asked Temur.
Then they saw 5 or 6 people leading against wall Temur asked them a question some.
“Who are you? Why are you sitting here? Where do you come from to this come?
They looked at Temur, as soon as shivering having known Temur.
Temur couldn’t get answer although he repeated question one more time
Now Temur said seriously
“If you answer my question with honestly. I’ll make you free and forgive your sin. If you tell a lie to us or unless you speak I’ll punish you here.
At last one of them answered so ‘” I kept here as any house due to the fact that I am afraid of your cruelness’’ Do you remember I used sent me to Shakhrisabz from Samarkand as a tar courier in order to make those people be informed about your victory. Temur said: Yes I remember.
The man in the cave went on speaking on the way I was concerned about my mother and wife so I turned back. When I went home. I saw my mother be ill and my wife was supposed to bear. They were in need of my help so I postponed to go to Shakhrisabz. After this day my wife bore two sons. We had two sons. I was the happiest man in the world. So, I wanted to postpone again for 3-4 days because I longed to spend with my family. I said to myself. If Amir Temur were me. hewould postpone too in order to persuade myself. After some days I heard that Temur was going to punish me not to do my duty on time. They said to me Temur would kill me so so . I’m living in captivity I’m not in freedom. So I came here to get rid of your cruelness. Still now I’m afraid of you!
After hearing them Temur asked the reason for hiding.
You were about to blame and hang me when I heard t-w judgemeent would be done, escaped from dungeon.
I travelled over mountains, finally I’ve arrived here, My friends pitch me in escaping. He said Temur questioned everybody in this manner. They all told what happened to them Amir Temur realized that one of them was afraid in the was the second stole a horse, the third aim across to provocation, the other came here with another reason. A.Temur asked the last person.
What about you? How did you come here? Are you living in this cave as your house?
“I had betrayed you”
“Yeah, you had betrayed me”
At once I recognized you ” said Temur.
“it is right that I told your words to the enemas, admitted betrayer. Temur emancipated them and said:” if they want, they may be and serve for us”, if they disagree. Let them go home. But death to this betrayer. I may forgive everybody’s guilt, but the person who betrayed to the country, can’t be forgiven. he said “So Although he apologized he was thrown away from mountain. The others served for Temur and returned with him.
One day our father-Amir Tarag’ay gave a lot of sheep to me and sent me to Samarkand market for sale. After selling all sheep for thousand golden coins,I walked tying the money around my waist. There one voiced dervish was speaking to people and he was reading poet, he said: If anyone took this paper for thousand golden, you might reach at the end of the world. Increasing my generosity, I gave thousand golden coins to dervish. At first he stared me, then he asked my generation. Then he appointed me: to go your father, read this paper before him and never open it in the way. I brought this paper and gave my father .Father began reading. It was Persian quatrain, it means in the following. Don’t leave your name with oppression in the world. Jamshid, Sulaymon, Iskandar were passed away and your turn came. If you come to the world, leave your name with kindness. The author of this quatrain was poet, dervish Kamol Xo’jandiy. Our father really admired this person. It was great, my son, you spent money for witty things. Just now, you must strictly conform this quatrain. I followed my father’s words. Amir Temur conquered half of the world and reached to the far forest tribes, so he obtained them. Stubborn and quarreler head of this tribe was very independent and hearty obeyed Temur then he said the following sentences:”Temur! You conquered us with weapon but we had some terms. If you are butcher, you might kill us, if you are merchant, you might sell us. If you are a padishah, you might give us happiness. These sayings were written in this legend. It is to say,If you became the head of people in case, you gain their reliance, you must carry out this duty with honestly. The essence of this demand wasn’t changed in old and new variant. Being member and the head of people, you need aware of your people’s joy and sadness”(1990-y,24-february, a conference which was held among the social representatives of people).Exactly, legends are the production of people. According to the following legend, Amir Temur the great called two officials and told one of them: From this day you would be free of your duty. He surprised and asked” My lord, you are always satisfied with my works and always praised me, what is the reason you became upset me? He heard the answer:”It is true that you carry out your duty we wanted but last days your words and your bad habits. With arrogance, you ignored anyone. Last Friday, with arrogance you passed without greeting with old men and you didn’t take off your horse. You also stepped over the cemetery. We don’t need such kind of official who ignores people alive and death. As a result, you might lose your respect and authority too. It’s best that to instruct yourself, of course we took into consideration! Amir Temur the great said to second official: you are fired out because of your behavior and activity getting worse. It was seen both officials forgot the norms, one became sluggish, another one exceed the bounds.