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Entrance Door in the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi

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In the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, two doors of the XIV century have been preserved. The doors are very old, and have not been preserved in their original form. Through these doors one could pass into the central hall, where the Taikazan (Kazandyk) and the door to the tomb of "Kapsyrma" are located. Now both doors have been removed from their hinges and are displayed as exhibits, the doors are made of wood with hand-carved beautiful. On the doors there is an ornament of the finest handmade. There are also inscriptions on the doors, the inscriptions in translation mean the following: "Glory to Allah Almighty for all that has been sent down", "The gate is the source of happiness for the saints, love for the saints is the key to happiness".

Entrance doors of the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi


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