Thursday, February 13, 2014

Uzbekistan | Bukhara Oasis | Khwajagan | #7 Naqshband

Muhammad Bahauddin Shah Naqshband (1318–1389) was the seventh of the Seven Khwajagan of the Bukhara Oasis. He is the eponym of the Naqshbandi Order which exists down to the present day. His mausoleum complex, seven miles east-northeast of Bukhara, is one of the most popular pilgrimages sites in Uzbekistan and is visited by Naqshbandis, other pilgrims, and tourists from all over the world. 
Entrance to the Baqshbandi Mausoleum Complex . . . For more see Seven Saints of Bukhara: The Khwajagan, or Masters of Wisdom.

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