Yazd

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industry science

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


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


amp videos

* 360 degrees panorama gallery of Yazd * GhoolAbad.com * YazdTourism.com * Yazd Photos & Videos * Yazd Research & Clinical Center for Infertility * Yazd University * Yazd on stanford.edu * The Largest


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"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


public presence

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


year people

thorn gathering have almost been stopped though there are efforts to preserve the tradition. However, the bulk of the Iranians are becoming more familiar with the occasion and there are gatherings and celebrations even outside the country on 30 January each year. People will gather and pray, and then they will hold each other's hands, form a circle, and dance around the fire. There is a cave in a mountain near Yazd, called Chak-Chak (Chak Chak (place)) Fire Temple. Every year some


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


conservative quot

next spiritual leader url http: www.telegraph.co.uk news main.jhtml?xml news 2006 11 19 wiran19.xml publisher telegraph.co.uk accessdate 2008-03-07 location London first1 Colin last1 Freeman first2 Kay last2 Biouki date 2006-11-19 the body responsible for choosing the Supreme Leader (Supreme Leader of Iran), where he heads a minority ultraconservative faction. He has been called "the most conservative" and the most "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 he joined pro-Khomeini students in Qom. His teachers included prominent figures such as Ayatollah Khomeini and Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Bahjat Foumani. He was also among the students of Ayatollah Allameh Tabatabaei, the author of Tafsir al-Mizan, the influential shi'a exegesis of Quran. He graduated in 1960. Before the Islamic revolution, he assisted the other clerics, i.e., Mohammad Beheshti and Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, in publishing two journals called "Mission of Prophet Muhammad" and "Revenge", while he was responsible for all the publishing activities in the latter. پايگاه اطلاع رسانى آثار حضرت آيت الله مصباح يزدى '''(Persian)''' DATE OF BIRTH 1934-01-31 PLACE OF BIRTH Yazd, Iran DATE OF DEATH The Zayandeh River basin has an area of Wikipedia:Yazd Commons:Yazd fa:یزد


metal works

known for the quality of its silk and carpets, Yazd today is one of Iran's industrial centers for textiles. There is also a considerable ceramics and construction materials industry and unique confectionery and jewellery industries. A significant portion of the population is also employed in other industries including agriculture, dairy, metal works and machine manufacturing. There are a number of companies involved in the growing information technology industry, mainly manufacturing primary


main water

reached Kandahar, Asmat Begum gave birth to her fourth child and second daughter, Mehr-un-Nisaa. One of the oldest and largest known qanat is in the Iranian city of Gonabad which after 2,700 years still provides drinking and agricultural water to nearly 40,000 people. Its main well (water well) depth is more than 360 meters and its length is 45 kilometers. Yazd, Khorasan (Khorasan (Province)) and Kerman are the known zones for their dependence

. They published some of the first Bahá'í literature from their printing press in Bombay. One of the oldest and largest known qanats is in the Iranian city of Gonabad which after 2700 years still provides drinking and agricultural water to nearly 40,000 people. Its main well (water well) depth is more than 360 meters and its length is 45 kilometers. Yazd, Khorasan (Province) Khorasan

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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