|Al Kādhimiya Mosque|
Shrine of Kādhimayn
"The two who swallow their anger"
Directly adjacent to the mosque are two smaller shrines, belonging to the brothers who one of them Seyyed Razi compiled Nahjul Balagha - and another brother Seyyed Murtadhā also popular as Alam al Huda was one of the greatest scholars of his time.
Repairs and Maintenance
Repairs to the crumbling structure of the main courtyard of the mosque and its surrounding rooms were carried out in three phases, spanning a period of four months, before the end of 2007. The project entailed the stripping off of the old crumbling walls throughout the courtyard, the addition of various reinforcements to the walls and ceilings, as well as maintenance on the electrical wirings throughout the mosque. Once the inner structure was completed, the floors and walls were then plated in various kinds of marble. Updates to the cooling units of the mosque began in late 2008, and new water filtration units were installed on November 28, 2008.
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Construction work on the new ladies entrance to the mosque (Bāb al-Fatimah) began in late 2008, along with the construction work for new rooms to the mosque meant for serving refreshments to pilgrims.
Among the earliest of repairs done to the mosque after the fall of the regime of Saddam Hussein, were repairs done to one of the entrance gates of the mosque known as Bāb al-Qiblah. The gate and the outer wall had to be entirely refurbished due to the severe neglect they had withstood, and took seven months to complete, having started in early September 2006.
The golden dome over the grave of Muhammad at-Taqī was re-gilded and unveiled to the public in March 2008, during the birthday celebrations of Muhammad and his descendant, Ja‘far as-Sādiq. Repair work on the dome over the grave of Mūsā al-Kādhim began in early August 2008, during the birthday ceremonies of Husayn ibn ‘Alī, ‘Abbās ibn ‘Alī, and ‘Alī ibn Husayn.
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|March 2, 2004||At least 75 people were killed and hundreds others were wounded as crowds had gathered to commemorate ‘Āshūrā'. Concurrent explosions also occurred at the Imām Husayn Mosque in Karbalā.|
|August 31, 2005||This mosque was the destination of the crowd that was caught up in the Baghdad bridge stampede.|
|June 6, 2007||At least 7 people were killed after twin car bombings occurred near the mosque.|
|June 27, 2007||A car bomb killed at least 14 people and injured 22 others.|
|March 25, 2008||The freshly gilded dome over the grave of Muhammad at-Taqī was unveiled to the public, as crowds had gathered in celebration for the birthday of Muhammad as well as his descendant, Ja‘far as-Sādiq.|
|December 27, 2008||A car bomb killed at least 24 people and wounded 46 others, many of them Shiite pilgrims. The explosion occurred about 100 yards from Bab al-Dirwaza, one of the main gates to the shrine.|
|January 4, 2009||A male suicide bomber dressed as a woman, killed 38 and injured 72 Shia pilgrims as they were preparing for ‘Āshūrā'.|
|April 8, 2009||7 people were killed and 23 others were wounded after a bomb that was left in a plastic bag near the mosque detonated.|
|April 24, 2009||Two female suicide bombers killed at least 66 people and wounded 125 others as people were heading towards the mosque for Friday prayers.|
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