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The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Abdul Azim Hassani (A.S): part3

the holy shrine of hazrat abdul azim hassani (a.s)

Library of the Holy Shrine

The authorities have established a library with all the needed facilities to preserve the rare manuscripts and provide educational and research facilities to the scholars and students. The library is supervised by expert and experienced staff.

Museum of the Holy Shrine

Before the year 1994 the precious objects of the holy shrine were preserved in the treasury. In 1995 with the efforts of the honorable cheif custodian of the holy shrine a hall was created in Bagh i-Tuti (Parrot Garden) adjoined to the holy shrine to display the precious objects for the pilgrims and interested visitors.

In 1996, in the ongoing development plan of the holy shrine this hall was demolished. The new museum building in three floors was constructed in the northern side of Mossalla courtyard and beside the Grand Mossalla occupying an area of 3000 square meters.

The decoration, lighting, identification, selection of the precious objects was carried out by the researchers and experts of the holy shrine and the National Heritage Organization of Iran. This new museum building was opened to the public in the year 2002.

The precious objects exhibited in the new museum are as follows:

1-Coins from the Sassanid to Qajarid period

2-Doors belonging to the Seljukian and the Qajarid periods depicting exquisite wooden and inlaid works

3- Rare Manuscripts belonging to the early Safavid to end of Qajarid period.

4- The vestiges of the window with engraved metals.

5- Textiles belonging to the early Safavid to end of Qajarid period.

6-Calligraphy and painting on canvas and boards belonging to the early Safavid to end of Qajarid period.

7- Documents belonging to the early Safavid to end of Qajarid period.

8-Gold woven cover for the case of the holy grave of Hazrat Abdul Azim(A.S) belonging to the Safavid period.

9- Rare Manuscript of the book Majalis al-Mumineen.

10- Handwritten manuscript of Nasser al-Din Shah Qajar reappointing Muhammad Hassan Qajar Itemad al-Saltanah as the press superviser.

11-Handwritten scroll in Nastaliq script dated 1140 A.H.

12- A pair of broadcloth curtains of the Qajarid era.

13- Iran gate of Seljukian era.

14-Raised gate of Halagu's mosque

15-Raised gate belonging to the Safavid era dated 918 A.H.

16-Precious wooden gate famous as Meddi dated 944 A.H.

17-Two sided engraved gate of Qajarid era.

18-Handwritten inscription in Nastaliq script dated 1219 A.H.

19-The case of holy grave of Hazrat Abdul Azim(A.S)

20- Ziyarat (pilgrimage) script board gilded in Mehrabi design.

21-A exquisite copy of the Holy Qur'an.

22- A piece of metal inscription in Kufic script.

23- The seals of the holy shrine's custodian in different sizes.

The Notables Buried in the Holy Shrine

Famous and great religious and literary personalities buried in the holy shrine

*Shaykh Abul Fatuh Razi,the famous exegetist of the Holy Qur'an and his famous work on interpretation of the Holy Qur'an have been published in Persian in 13 volumes.His tomb is located is eastern side of the holy mausoleum of Hazrat Abdul Azim(A.S).

Other famous and great religious and literary personalities buried in the holy shrine are:

*Ayatullah Shahabadi *Ayatullah Thaqafi *Ayatullah Dhabiullah Mahallati *Ayatullah Kashani *Ayatullah Mulla Ali Kani *Ayatullah Abdul Nabi Mujtahed Noori *Allamah Mirza Ahmad Ashtiani *Mir Sayyid Khalilullah *Shaykh Muhammad Baque Kamar'ei *Ayatullah Ithna Ashari *Ayatullah Rafi'ei*Allamah Muhammad Qazvini *Allamah Sha'rani *Allamah Abbas Iqbal Ashtiani *Hakim Qa'ani *Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Kazem Assar *Jalal al-Din Muhaddith Armavi *Ustad Abdul Azim Qarib *Ustad Muhammad Taqi Falsafi *Badih az-Zaman Furuzanfar *Amir Firuzkuhi

Tombs of National Figures

*Qaem Maqam Farahani *Sattar Khan *Shaykh Muhammad Khiyabani *Haj Tayeb Reza'ee *Haj Ismail Reza'ee

Source: shabestan.net


Other links:

Abdul Azim al Hassani (A.S)’s Biography

Sayyid Abd al-Azim al-Hasani, One of the Greatest Defenders of Ahlul Bayt: part 7

Sayyid Abd al-Azim al-Hasani, One of the Greatest Defenders of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.): part 8

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