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Zoroastrian Heritage

Author: K. E. Eduljee

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Khinalig Atashgah

Page 1 - Background

Khinalig Location & Heritage

Azerbaijan's Name & Fire

Khinalig's Ever-Burning Fire & Atashgah

Atashgah History

Khinalig's Atashgah as a Pir

Old Khinalig Village & Zoroastrian Sites

Sources


Page 2 - Construction Beginnings

Farroukh Jorat's Goal

Atashgah Chahar-Taqi Design

Chahar-Taqi Temple's Alignment/Orientation

Initial Design Drawings

Design Modifications

Funding

Assembly of the Construction Team


Page 3 - Photographic Tour of the Construction


Related Pages

Azerbaijan's Dakhmas

Surakhani, Azerbaijan, Atashgah


Page 3b - Khinalig Atashgah Construction - a Photographic Tour
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Suggested prior reading:
» Pg.1-Khinalig Village, People & Atashgah Background
» Pg.2-Khinalig Atashgah Construction - Beginnings
» Caucasia
» Azerbaijan
» Early Zoroastrian Fire Houses & Temples

Related reading:
» Surakhani, Azerbaijan, Atashgah
» Darband Sasanid Fortress
» Shamkir Achaemenid Era Ruins
» Azerbaijan Historic Sites


The fourth taq (arch) is set in place. The height of the arched openings (taqis) is 2ms
The fourth taq (arch) is set in place. The height of the arched openings (taqis) is 2ms.
The roof slab with an opening of the pyramid dome is set in place
The roof slab with an opening of the pyramid dome is set in place.
The form for the pyramid dome is added
The form for the pyramid dome is added
The form for the pyramid dome is added.
The Sun showers its blessings
The Sun showers its blessings.
The stones for the pyramid dome are set in place
The stones for the pyramid dome are set in place
The stones for the pyramid dome are set in place.
The outlet for the methane gas and soon to be Atashdan is formed. The construction method & material are similar to that used when mking a tandoor
The outlet for the methane gas and soon to be Atashdan is formed. The construction method & material are similar to that used when mking a tandoor.
The fire ablaze in its new home
The fire ablaze in its new home.
The construction crew of four with their supervisor, Hasan Aghayev, director of the Khinalig Village Museum and a Khinalig school teacher, and the blazing fire, in the centre. All are residents of Khinalig village
The construction crew of four with their supervisor, Hasan Aghayev, director of the Khinalig Village Museum and a Khinalig school teacher, and the blazing fire, in the centre. All are residents of Khinalig village.
The Khinalig Atashgah in all its splendour. Congratulations to Farroukh Jorat and his entire team on their wonderful work and legacy
The Khinalig Atashgah in all its splendour. Congratulations to Farroukh Jorat and his entire team on their wonderful work and legacy.

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Suggested further reading:
» Surakhani, Azerbaijan Chahar Taqi Fire Temple
» Zoroastrian Worship
» Modern Places of Worship. Atash Bahram (or Atash Behram)
» Modern Places of Worship. Agiary & Darbe Mehr
» Zoroastrian Priesthood » Azerbaijan Dakhmas
» Shamkir Achaemenid Era Ruins
» Azerbaijan Historic Sites

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