Islamic shrine in Kariak, Boir Ahmad, 2006 following government renovation
Compare with Image 469. Islamic shrine in the village of Kariak in 2006, following renovation by the government. The Islamic regime had a complicated relationship with shrines. On one hand, they are considered pre-Islamic, and therefore un-Islamic. On the other hand, the government encouraged any kind of Islamic religious devotion and sometimes invested in renovating or maintaining shrines.
Kariak, Boir Ahmad, Iran
Iran, Boir Ahmad, shrine