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Molana Mosque of Torbat Jaam

Vahid Pourtajrishi  6/27/2014

It is located in Torbat Jaam and nearby the Iran-Afghanistan Border which is a small and beautiful building from Timoorid era. The Molana Sheikh Zeinuddin’s holy shrine also is in this mosque. the founder of this mosque had been Pir Ahmad Khafi’s order who was one of Shahrokh Bahador Timurid’s ministers in 848 Hijri. The importance of the building is mostly because of existence of its installed historical and worthy inscriptions on its gateway, stalactite tile works which could be a symbol to show the architecture style of Timoorid era. That’s why we the names of Pir Ahmad Khafi and Shahrokh Bahador are observable on these inscriptions.

 

 

 


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