Shrines of Prophet’s Household (A.S.) and the Followers of Shia Imams in Syria
Syria is considered to be a part of the ancient Levant and one of the important cultural centers in the Islamic world. There are some shrines attributed to the Household of the Prophet (PBUH) and the followers of Imams (A.S.) in different parts of this country.
These shrines are destined by many Shiite pilgrims from different parts of the world. Some of the shrines are known while many others are still unknown to Shiites. This paper provides a brief review of the shrines of the Prophet’s Household and the followers of Imams in Syria.
Keywords: Syria, Islamic shrines, Prophet’s Household (A.S), the Levant, Shiites
Published in: Waqf Mirath-e Javidan, vol. 76.