List of ziyarat locations
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This is a list of notable Ziyarat locations around the world.
- 1 Sites by country
- 1.1 Afghanistan
- 1.2 India
- 1.3 Indonesia
- 1.4 Iran
- 1.5 Iraq
- 1.6 Israel and Palestinian Territories
- 1.7 Jordan
- 1.8 Kazakhstan
- 1.9 Kyrgyzstan
- 1.10 Pakistan
- 1.11 Saudi Arabia
- 1.12 Sri Lanka
- 1.13 Syria
- 1.14 Turkmenistan
- 1.15 Uzbekistan
- 2 See also
- 3 Notes
- 4 Further reading
Sites by country
- Khwaja 'Abd Allah Ansari shrine, Gazargah
- Shrine of Ali Karam Allah Wajho ("the Blue Mosque"), Mazar-i-Sharif
- Khwaja Abu Nasr Parsa shrine, Balkh
- Baba Hatim Ziyarat, Imam Sahib, Kunduz.
Jammu & Kashmir
- Charari Sharief in Badgam district.
- Dastgeer Sahib in Khnaiyar Srinagar district.
- Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar district.
- Khanqah-e-Moula, Salar Ajam Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani, first mosque in Kashmir.
- Ziyarat Naqshband Sahab in Khaniyar.
- Cheraman Juma Masjid is a mosque in Methala, Kodungallur Taluk in the Indian state of Kerala.
- Malik Dinar Mosque, in Thalangara, Kasaragod, Kerala..
- Ervadi, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu, India.
- Nagore Dargah, Nagapattinam District.
- Madurai Maqbara in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India: dargah of Mir Ahmad Ibrahim, Mir Amjad Ibrahim and Abdus Salam Ibrahim.
Many Indonesians visit the royal Javanese graves, or the cemeteries of former presidents and Muslim missionaries.
- Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom. Tomb of Fātimah bint Mūsā (sister of eight Shia Twelver Imam Ali al-Ridha and the daughter of the seventh Shia Imam Musa al-Kadhim) and three daughters of the ninth Shia Twelver Imam, Muhammad al-Jawad.
- Jamkaran, Qom
- Imam Reza shrine – a large complex, developed on the burial site of the Eighth Shī`a Imām, 'Ali ar-Ridha, Mashad
- Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine. Tomb of: ‘Abdul ‘Adhīm ibn ‘Abdillāh al-Hasanī (aka. Shah Abdol Azim, a fifth generation descendant of Hasan ibn ‘Alī and a companion of the ninth Shī‘ah Twelver Imām, Muhammad al-Jawad). Adjacent to the shrine, within the complex, are the mausolea of Imamzadeh Tahir (son of the fourth Shī‘ah Twelver Imām Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin), and Imamzadeh Hamzeh (brother of the eighth Shī‘ah Twelver Imām Ali al-Ridha).
- Imamzadeh Saleh, Shemiran. Tomb of Sāleh (son of the seventh Shī‘ah Twelver Imām Musa al-Kadhim).
- Shrine of Sheikh Shebeli, Damavand.
- Imām ‘Alī Mosque in Najaf. Tomb of ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (First Shī‘ah Imām – Fourth Sunni Caliph), Adam (Shī‘ah belief), Noah (Shī‘ah belief).
- Imām Husayn Mosque in Karbala. Tomb of Husayn ibn ‘Alī (Third Shī‘ah Imām), ‘Ali Akbar ibn Husayn, ‘Ali Asghar ibn Husayn, Habīb ibn Madhāhir, All the martyrs of Karbalā, Ibrāhīm ibn Mūsā al-Kādhim.
- Al ‘Abbās Mosque in Karbala. Tomb of ‘Abbās ibn `Alī.
- Al Kādhimiya Mosque in Kadhimayn. Tomb of Seventh Twelver Shī‘ah Imām, Mūsā al-Kādhim; Ninth Twelver Shī‘ah Imām, Muhammad at-Taqī; Shaykh Mufīd; Shaykh Tūsī.
- Al ‘Askarī Mosque in Samarra. Tomb of Tenth Twelver Shī‘ah Imām, ‘Alī an-Naqī; Eleventh Twelver Shī‘ah Imām, Hasan al-‘Askarī; Hakimah Khātūn; Narjis Khātūn
- Abu Hanifa Mosque. Tomb of Abū Ḥanīfa (founder of the Sunni Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence.)
Israel and Palestinian Territories
- Al-Aqsa Mosque, built over the spot where Muhammad is said to have prayed before he ascended to the heavens; Jerusalem.
- Masjid Sakhra (Dome of the Rock), built over the rock from whence legend holds Muhammad is to have ascended to the heavens; Jerusalem
- Tomb of Moses, 10 miles from Jerusalem
- Cave of the Patriarchs, Hebron
- Joseph's Tomb, outside Nablus
- Tomb of Lot, Bani Na'im
- Tomb of Tamim al-Dari, Bayt Jibrin
- Sayed al-Hashim Mosque – Muhammad's great grandfather, Gaza
- Tomb of Samuel, Nabi Samwil
- Sidna Ali Mosque, Herzliya – Tomb of Ibn Aleem which was a Muslim saint that fell during the Battle of Arsuf.
- Nabi Rubin Mosque, Palmachim – the Muslim traditional burial site of Reuben. The shrine is abandoned.
- Nabi Yahya Mosque, Sebastia – tomb of John the Baptist
- Nebi Akasha Mosque, Jerusalem – tomb of Ukasha ibn al-Mihsan, a friend of Muhammad and also a burial place for some Muslim saints from Saladin's army. The shrine is abandoned. See also Expedition of Ukasha bin Al-Mihsan (Udhrah and Baliy).
- Tomb of Joshua (Shia Islam), Ramot Naftali – Shiite shrine of Nabi Yusha's (Joshua) tomb. The village which includes the shrine was Shiite and destroyed in 1948. The shrine is abandoned.
- Nabi Bulus, Beit Shemesh – the shrine of Paul the Apostle in the Muslim tradition (unlike the Christian one which is in Rome). The shrine is abandoned.
- Maqam Shihab al-Din, Nazareth – a small shrine and mosque on rooftop and the burial place of Shihab al-Din, Saladin's nephew that died at the Battle of Hattin near Tiberias. Located in front of the Basilica of the Annunciation.
- Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem – in front of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Omar prayed there after refusing to pray inside the church, it is also believed to be the place that David prayed.
- Jubb Yussef (Joseph's Well) – the well that Joseph was thrown to. Abandoned shrine.
- Tomb of Nabi Saleh, Ramla – Nabi Saleh mentioned seven times in the Quran as to prophet who told Mada'in Saleh residents to convert their religion to Islam, after they didn't listened to him the city was destroyed by god. His tomb locked near the White Mosque in the city of Ramla which is the biggest remains of early Islamic Mosque in Israel, any spring in year there is an annual pilgrimage celebrations in the shrine.
- Maqam al-Nabi Shu'ayb, Horns of Hattin – Ziyarat al-Nabi Shu'ayb is the biggest Druze Ziyarat
- Maqam al-Nabi Sabalan, Hurfeish
- An-Nabi Yusha’ bin Noon (Joshua bin Nun), near the city of Al-Salt in Jordan – Sunni shrine of Nabi Yusha' (Prophet Joshua)
Baba Fareed (ganj shakkar), Pakpattan, Punjab
- Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Medina
- Maqbaratu l-Baqī' in Medina and the Hasan ibn Ali, Ali ibn al-Husayn Zayn al-'Abidin, Muhammad al-Baqir, and Ja'far al-Sadiq are presented here.
- Jannatul Mualla, Makkah – graves of: Abd Manaf ibn Qusai, Hashim ibn 'Abd Manaf, Abdul Mutallib, Abu Talib ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib and among others, are buried here.
- Hira, the cave where the angel Gabriel is said to have first visited Muhammad.
- Quba Mosque, Medina.
- Masjid al-Qiblatain, Medina.
- Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque, the tomb of Zaynab bint Ali, daughter of Ali and Fatimah, Damascus
- Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque, the tomb of Sukayna bint Husayn, daughter of Husayn ibn Ali – the grandson of Muhammad, Damascus
- Bab Saghir Cemetery (also called Goristan-e-Ghariban), Damascus. Many famous historical figures, including Umm Kulthum bint Ali and Bilal ibn Ribah are buried here.
- Nabi Habeel Mosque, the tomb of Abel, son of Adam, Damascus
- Araq Tomb, Damascus, dedicated to Suhayb al-Rumi
- Bab al-Hadid, Aleppo
- Bab al-Nasr, Aleppo
- Bab Antakeya, Aleppo
- Hilaliyya Zawiya, Aleppo. Mausoleum for Sheikh Mohammed Hilal Ram Hamdani
- Umayyad Mosque (Jaami al-Amawi), Damascus
- Salera Hill, Damascus
- Shah-i-Zinda necropolis. Tombs of Kusam ibn Abbas(cousin of the Islamic prophet Muhammad); many different tombs of scholars, poets, military men etc. from 9th till 14th centuries.
- Hazrat Imam al-Bukhari's (Muhammad al-Bukhari) mausoleum near Samarkand.
- Zangiata Mausoleum near Tashkent, where Saint Muslim Sheikh Ai-Khoja and his wife - Saint Ambar Bibi were buried.
- Memorial complex of Hazrat Khoja Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari in Bukhara.
- Hazrat Sultan Said Ahmad Bashir shrine in Qashqadaryo Province.
- 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.
- Some sites in Central Asia are described on the page Ancient Monuments of Karakalpakstan with links to named archeological sites and mausoleums (Najm al-Din Kubra, Sultan Uvays Bobo, etc.)
- Views held by The Shia on Ziyarat
- Archnet shrine directory, with pictures
- Book: Your Personal Guide to UMRA, HAJJ, and ZIYARAT (pdf file)
- Listing of ziyarat sites
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