Imam Bukhari Mausoleum

Imam Bukhari Mausoleum

Overview About Imam Bukhari Mausoleum :

Built above the grave of Imam al-Bukhari, theological scholar, Islamic Mufti and the author of thousands of hadiths, Imam Bukhari Mausoleum is located 25 km north of the Samarkand in Hartang village. Famous as the sacred place in Uzbekistan Tours, today Imam Bukhari Mausoleum can be found along the mosque, office building and other structures in the courtyard of Imam Al-Bukhari Complex. As one of the most famous Samarkand Attractions for its unique colourful geometric pattern, Imam Bukhari Mausoleum was built in 16th century with a height of 17 meters and a beautifully designed blue dome. On Uzbekistan Tours, Imam Al-Bukhari Complex with various types of structures and great architecture is worth to visit as Samarkand Attractions.

Imam Bukhari Mausoleum
Imam Bukhari Mausoleum
Imam Bukhari Mausoleum

History Of Imam Bukhari Mausoleum :

Counted among all types of Samarkand Tours, Imam Bukhari Mausoleum was erected around the burial place of Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Bukhari. He is the great famous Muslim book "Al-Jomiy as-Sakhikh", which is known as the second holy book after Quran, the holy book of Muslim.

Imam Al-Bukhari was born after the prayer on 19th July 810 in the Khorazm of Bukhara. His father name was Isma`il ibn Ibrahim who was a scholar of hadith, a student and associate of Imam Malik. Imam al-Bukhari was popular for his excellent memory from childhood and in the age between 7 to 10 years, he learned the whole Quran. But his father died when he was a child. So, he rose by his mother who was an educated woman and knows about how to train child in different sciences.

At the age of 16, his mother and brother went for Mecca and Medina, the pilgrimage sites. After their return, he travelled to different Muslim countries for many years.

As per the legend, he has collected thousands of hadiths, and among the collections, 300,000 hadiths are the favourite of the great mufti. After writing "As-Sahih", Imam Al-Bukhari returned to Bukhara, where he started to teach the interested people for the betterment of the society.

After falling into the conflict with Ahmad ibn Halid, the Takhirid's ruler of Bukhara, he was forced to leave the Bukhara. So, he moved to village Hartang near Samarkand and died there in 870.

Imam Bukhari Mausoleum Highlighted Point Of This Attraction :

Listed in top Uzbekistan Attractions, Imam Bukhari Mausoleum is included in the Imam Al-Bukhari complex. On Samarkand Tours, when you enter to the complex, you can see the well-designed beautiful gate way, manicured lawns and flowerbeds in a large court yard, prayers rooms, water tank, and a minaret.

This complex with its mausoleum is reflects the great work of Uzbekistan Architecture. The tomb covered by a blue dome supported by the marble pillars and the walls are decorated with light green, blue, and white glazed tiles, marble, onyx and granite. In mausoleum centre, there is a tombstone which is coated with light blue onyx. The burial place is under the ground beneath the tombstone and made of highly polished marble. The inscriptions engraved in Arabic on the tombstone of Imam Bukhari Mausoleum are the description of his life.

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