Famous Arab traveler Ibn Batutta said, Central Asian ruler Burhan al-Din Sagardji was Muslim community leader in Beijing. He also added they met in India.
Rukhabad Mausoleum is one of the most ancient/ ascetic strict buildings of old city.There are no bright, colorful mosaics, glazes/cunning winding lines: everything laconic, very majestic, and popular among voyagers in time of trip in Central Asia.
Even mighty conqueror Amir Timur so revered this man, passing by his tomb, he always dismounted.
Burhaneddin Sagardzhi mausoleum appeared Samarkand at behest of ruler Amir Timur, it happened landmark 1380 Sheikh, who came from Sagardzhi village, was in dervishes order. He spent his whole life on pilgrimages and wandering. For some time people was Tamerlane’s mentor, gratitude for this, magnificent construction erected. Despite fact that death caught mystic faraway China, man buried Samarkand, according to desire voiced to his son.
The elders told numerous beliefs about this place. So, one says that box with Mohammed’s seven hairs kept under dome.
Immediately after tomb built, it acquired status most revered Samarkand shrine. Late 19th -early 20th years, a minaret built near monument.