The Kufa Collection

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Front view of the shrine of Imam Ali [a] - Najaf, Iraq

Side view of the shrine of Imam Ali [a] - Najaf, Iraq

Calligraphy with the Prophet's [s] words "dhikr Ali ibdada" (remembrance of Ali is an act of worship)

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Shrine of Imam Ali [a] lit up at night - Najaf, Iraq

Behind the window shown here is the 'mehrab' (Masjid Kufa) where Imam Ali [a] was struck

Pulpit of Imam Ali [a] - Masjid Kufa. On left (where ladies are standing) is the prayer niche (mehrab) where he was struck

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Dome and minarets on the shrine of Imam Ali [a] - Najaf, Iraq

Masjid Kufa - where Imam Ali [a] was struck by Ibn Muljam

Courtyard of Masjid Kufa

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Entrance to Imam Ali [a]'s shrine

The place in Masjid Kufa where the flood of Prophet Nuh [a] started (tanoor)

On a horse with the double-blade sword (zulfaqar). This image can be used to depict Imam Ali [a] or Imam Al-Mahdi [a]

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Entrance to the house of Imam Ali [a] - Kufa

Inside the house of Imam Ali [a] - Kufa

The water well inside Imam Ali [a]'s house

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Inside Imam Ali [a]'s house. The marble block in the middle is where his body was washed and prepared for funeral (ghusl). The two rooms on either side are of Imam Hasan [a] and Imam Husayn [a]

Outside view of the tomb of Kumayl ibn Ziyad. Companion of Imam Ali [a] - Kufa

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Inside view of the tomb of Kumayl ibn Ziyad, companion of Imam Ali [a] - Kufa

Outside view and entrance to the tomb of Maytham al-Tammar, companion of Imam Ali [a] - Kufa

Inside view of the tomb of Maytham al-Tammar, companion of Imam Ali [a] - Kufa

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Artist's impression of Maytham al-Tammar (companion of Imam Ali [a]) being crucified, amputated, and tortured to death because of his love for Ali [a]. This picture was taken inside his mausoleum

Shrine of Imam Ali [a].

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