Photographer's Note

Hazrat Ma'soomeh is a holy site located in Qom city near Tehran ( 150 Km ) . its an Islamic site & the grave of Fatima Ma'soomeh ( sister of Imam Reza ) . In Shia Islam, women are often revered as saints if they are close relatives to one of the Twelver Imams. Fatima Ma'soomeh is therefore honored as a saint, and her shrine in Qom is considered one of the most significant Shii shrines in Iran. Every year, thousands of Shii Muslims travel to Qom to honor Fatima Ma'soomeh and ask her for blessings .The style of Fatima Ma'soomehs Shrine has developed over many centuries. The main building was constructed in 13th century A.D.

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Additional Photos by Mehrdad Tadjdini (mehrdad-t) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 130 N: 944] (4416)
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