Yazd

What is Yazd known for?


famous+complex

*'''Yazd Market Square's Clock ''' *'''The cistern of Fatemeh-ye-Golshan''' *'''Amir Chakhmakh complex''', a breathtaking construction and a must-see. Visitors can climb to the top. *'''Amir Chakmakh mosque''', not to be confused with the complex of the same name, but nearby and easily visited when visiting the more famous complex. *'''Hazireh mosque''' *'''water reservoir''' with its four badgirs (wind towers) *'''Khan-e-Lari''', a historical house *'''Alexander's prison''', which


powerful quot

"powerful" and "influential ... clerical oligarch" in Iran's leading center of religious learning, the city of Qom. Nasr, Vali ''The Shia Revival,'' Norton, (2006), p.216 Education Mohammad Taghi Mesbah Yazdi completed his primary and secondary education in Yazd, and then moved to Qom, where he continued his education in ''fiqh'' (Islamic Jurisprudence). He studied works of Avicenna and Mulla Sadra. In the 1950s


bright green

Yazd. * '''Kavir National Park'''. The magnificent Iranian deserts is ideal for those who are interested in adventurous journey or trekking. The white vast salt flats, the golden dunes as well as the striking mounds in bright green, yellow and red create a marvellous spectrum. * Yet another world heritage-listed Persian Garden, the '''Pahlevanpour Garden''' is about 40km to the south. Wikipedia:Yazd Commons:Yazd fa:یزد


historical efforts

to Abarkuh, Yazd Eqlid and Yasuj. It has a junction with Abadeh Shiraz Expressway (Road 65 (Iran)) 24 km south of the city. A road starts from Abadeh Ring Road to Soqad and Semirom, Road 55 (Road 55 (Iran)). Iran The marginalization of the Iranian Bahá'ís by current governments is rooted in historical efforts by Muslim clergy to persecute the religious minority. When the Báb started attracting a large following, the clergy hoped to stop the movement from


cultural relationship

in the 15th century. Even today, Parsis maintain a cultural relationship with Iran, travelling to the cities of Tehran, Yazd and Kerman in Iran for pilgrimage. In the modern era, the Parsi community have contributed significantly to India and Pakistan in the areas of politics, industry, science, and culture. Prominent Indian Parsis include Dadabhai Naoroji (three times president of Indian National Congress), Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, nuclear energy scientist


history starting

: persian.packhum.org persian pf?file 90001014&ct 31 title AN OUTLINE OF THE HISTORY OF PERSIA DURING THE LAST TWO CENTURIES (A.D. 1722-1922) page 31 work Edward Granville Browne publisher Packard Humanities Institute location London accessdate 2010-09-24 Edward G. Browne (Edward Granville Browne) 1924 History Starting in the twentieth century, in addition to repression that impacted individual Bahá'ís, centrally-directed campaigns that targeted the entire Bahá'í community and institutions were initiated. Some of these persecutions were recorded by missionaries who were in the areas at the time of the massacres. In one case in Yazd in 1903 more than 100 Bahá'ís were killed. Wikipedia:Yazd Commons:Yazd fa:یزد


teaching efforts

was assassinated; Abu'l-Fadl acted as the spokesman on behalf of the Bahá'í at the trial of the murders, and helped establish the independence of the Bahá'í Faith from Islam for the Russian government. In Samarkand, his teaching efforts allowed for the conversion of the first Afghan (Afghanistan) Bahá'í, Dr. `Ata'u'llah Khan. right frame Mullá Abu'l-Hasan-i-Ardikání (Image:Abu'l-Hasan2.jpg) At seventeen he married into a family of Bábís of the town of Ardikán, near Yazd, Iran. When news of the declaration of Bahá'u'lláh came, he accepted immediately and travelled throughout the Persian Empire teaching the new message. Wikipedia:Yazd Commons:Yazd fa:یزد


huge public

03 69776.html title پیرنارکی مهریز در لیست مهمترین جاذبه‌های دینی جهان - سایت خبری یزدفردا publisher Yazdfarda.com date accessdate 2013-12-09 The other type of public presence which created a certain urban form is the Muslim parades and congregational events. They are mainly processions called ''azadari'' held to commemorate and remember the events that took for main Islamic Martyrs and important figures. These events due to their huge public scene created chains of spaces


powerful quot

"powerful" and "influential ... clerical oligarch" in Iran's leading center of religious learning, the city of Qom. Nasr, Vali ''The Shia Revival,'' Norton, (2006), p.216 Education Mohammad Taghi Mesbah Yazdi completed his primary and secondary education in Yazd, and then moved to Qom, where he continued his education in ''fiqh'' (Islamic Jurisprudence). He studied works of Avicenna and Mulla Sadra. In the 1950s


international water

provinces. Water diverted per person is 240 litres (63 US gallons 53 imp gallons (Imperial unit)) per day in urban and 150 litres (40 US gallons 33 imp gallons) per day in villages. "Zayandeh River Basin Short Profile" International Water Management Institute, Sri Lanka ref>

Yazd

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Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd is an architecturally unique city. It is also known in Iran for the high quality of its handicrafts, especially silk weaving, and its confectionary (Candy store).

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