- Ak Tagh
Ak Tagh, literally "White Mountain" in
Chagatai Turki, was a faction of Turkestani Naqshbandi Sufismoriginated in Samarkand.
During the Chagatai
YarkandKhanate in modern day Xinjiang, two Naqshbandi factions, the Ak Tagh and the Kara Tagh(Black Mountain) vied for popularity and political power by allying with different Chagatai princes and developing their own sect of followers.
The Ak Taghlik sect under
Apak Khojawas triumphant in the end with Dzungar military support and usurped power from the Chagatai Dynasty.
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