List of ziyarat locations

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This is a list of notable Ziyarat locations around the world.

Sites by country[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

The Blue Mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif

India[edit]

Gujarat[edit]

Jammu & Kashmir[edit]

Kerala[edit]

Cheraman Juma Mosque

Maharashtra[edit]

Rajasthan[edit]

Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Rajasthan

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Syed Riyaz Ahmad Naqshbandi`s Shrine in Fatehpur

Indonesia[edit]

Kota Gede, royal tomb complex for the sultans of Java. It is built in the pre-Islamic, Hindu architectural style.

Many Indonesians visit the royal Javanese graves, or the cemeteries of former presidents and Muslim missionaries.

Iran[edit]

Imam Reza shrine, tomb of Ali al-Ridha (Eight Shia Twelver Imam)

Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization lists several hundred "ziyarat-gah" or places of pilgrimage in which a sage, Sufi, Imamzadeh, or Imam were buried in Iran. Some of the more popular ones include:

Iraq[edit]

Mosque of Ali in Najaf

Israel and Palestinian Territories[edit]

Jordan[edit]

  • An-Nabi Yusha’ bin Noon (Joshua bin Nun), near the city of Al-Salt in Jordan – Sunni shrine of Nabi Yusha' (Prophet Joshua)[1][2]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Baba Fareed (ganj shakkar), Pakpattan, Punjab

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Syria[edit]

Turkmenistan[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mazar Hazrat Yusha’ bin Noon, on the website of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada [1]
  2. ^ Tomb of Prophet Yusha' (photo of the tomb; Islamic view on Prophet Yusha'/Joshua) [2]

Further reading[edit]

  • Privratsky, Bruce G.(2001) Muslim Turkistan: Kazak Religion and Collective Memory. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon.
  • Subtelny, M. E. (1989) The cult of holy places: religious practices among Soviet Muslims. Middle East Journal, 43(4): 593–604.

External links[edit]

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