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Mausoleum of Kutan aulie.

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The Kutan Aulie mausoleum is located between the Karynsalda and Ashtytasty rivers, 1.5 kilometers south of the Arkalyk-Turgai highway, in the Amangeldy district, in the south of the Kostanay region. From the village of Zhaldama, the mausoleum is located 8 kilometers to the north-east.
Kutan Aulie, he belongs to the Naiman clan, the people nicknamed him "Baғanalynyk turt taғany." Cutan of Atalikuly (1690 - 1780), who was popularly considered "Gulie", which means saint, as he possessed the gift of foresight.
Kutan Aulie was distinguished by wisdom, intelligence and insight. It is no accident that the popular rumor claims that he was a member of the council of Ablaikhan. The homeland of Kutan Aulie is the Ulytau foothills.
In the Torgai steppes, he roamed with his aul. Here he was overtaken by death. There is a legend that before his death he bequeathed to be hoisted on a camel and where this camel would stop, to bury his ashes.
Kindred fulfilled the last will of the deceased. The caravan walked along the steppe for a long time until the camel knelt on the ground and stopped at the place where the Kutan awliye burial is now located. In 1977, the saint's descendants built a brick mazar on the site of the tombstone.
A new mausoleum was built in 2008. Even after more than two hundred and thirty years after his death, people continue to believe in his supernatural powers. Not far from the grave there is a small house where travelers can stay overnight and bow to the ashes of the deceased.
The mausoleum is a pilgrimage site. Geographic coordinates of the Kutan Aulie mausoleum: N50 ° 28'28.76 "E65 ° 45'44.35"


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