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The mausoleum of Amir Kulyal.

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In the middle of the XIV century. Seyid Amir Kulal (d. 1370) was revered as one of the religious leaders of Central Asia; his father, Seyid Hamza, moved to Median from Bukhara. Sheikh Kulal is known as the spiritual mentor of Amir Temur and his teacher Shams al-Din Kulal.
Seyid Amir Kulal was born and died in 1370 in the village of Sukhor near Bukhara. His father moved to Bukhara from Medina. The master of Amir Kulal was Sheikh "Hadjagan" Muhammad Baba al-Samasi. In the middle of the XIV century, Amir Kulal was considered one of the most significant religious figures of Central Asia.
He was the spiritual mentor of Amir Temur and his teacher Shams al-Din Kulal. One of the main achievements of Amir Kulal is his contribution to the training of Bach al-Din Naqshbandi, the founder of the Sufi school “Naqshbandi”.
The mausoleum of Amir Kulal was built at the beginning of the XXI century. His successors were the sons Hamza and Umar, according to sources buried next to his father. According to the oral traditions, Sheikh Umar was buried in the Gur-Emir mausoleum in Samarkand, where he was assigned a huge western niche.

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