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Abolvafa (Gonbad) Mausoleum

in Koohdasht city | Lorestan province
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Abolvafa (Gonbad) Mausoleum

Related to Koohdasht city (located in Lorestan province)
This Mausoleum is located 25 km. west of Koohdasht, on the skirts of the Bareh Kazem mountains. The inhabitants of this area follow the Dervish principles. This tomb is that of 'Abol Vafa', one of the seven disciples of the Dervish 'Soltan Isaq' (A descendent of Imam Moosa Kazem, the 7th Imam of the Shiite sect). Abol Vafa, the leader of Dervish sect, lived at the end of the 7th or the beginning of the 8th century AH.
The township of Koohdasht (Kuhdasht) is located to the west of LORESTAN province. Archaeological studies in areas such as Sorkhdam, Lori, Hamiyan and Sartarhan have revealed that Koohdasht was one of the centers of civilization of ancient Iran. The discovery of an Assyrian ...
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