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Destination: Uzbekistan
Last updated: 09 Jan 2017

Gijduvani Memorial Complex, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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Khodja Abd al-Halik Gijduvani (died in 1180/1220) was born and died in Gijduvan village near Bukhara. He was a pupil of outstanding Sufi Khodja Usuf al-Hamada-ni and the founder of Central Asian Sufi school of 'khadjagan' that is 'way of Khodias (teachers)'. Adherents of 'khadjagan' bad to recognize freewill poverty, ascetics and celibacy and abstain from contacts with authorities. Sufi Amir Kulal, Baha ad-Din Naqshband and Khodja Akhrar were followers of this tradition. The modern complex was constructed at the beginning of the 21st century near a madrasah built by Ulugbek beside the tomb of the great Sufi teacher.
Gijduvani Memorial Complex
Gijduvani Memorial Complex

People visiting the sacred place
People visiting the sacred place
Ancient Bukhara
Ark Fortress
Art gallery, sale exhibition of the Bukhara Gold Embroidery Factory
Baha Ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis
Bolo-Hauz Mosque
Bukhara city
Chor Bakr Complex
Chor Minor
Fayzabad and Zainuddin
Kalyan Minaret
Kalyan Mosque
Khanaka and Madrasah of Nadir Divan-Beghi
Kukeldash Madrasah
Lyabi-Hauz Complex
Madrasah of Abdulaziz Khan
Magoki-Attari Mosque
Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi
Mausoleum of the Samanids
Miri-Arab Madrasah
Namazga Mosque
Trading Domes
Ulugbek Madrasah
Vabkent Minaret
Zindan (Prison)