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World Zoroastrian Temple
Chak Chak ( Drip Drip ) or Pire sabz ( the old green ) is located in mountains Ardakan. The temple at a distance of 46 km from Ardakan. This temple located between mountains and water droplets, are drip drip(as in drips of water). buildings around the temple is built for people . Chak Chak is where Nikbanou, second daughter of the Sassanian Emperor Yazdegerd III of Persia, was cornered by the invading Arab army in 640 CE. Fearing capture Nikbanou prayed to AHURA MAZDA ( ALLAH-GOD-KHODA ) to protect her from her enemies. In response to Nikbanou's pleadings, the mountain miraculously opened up and sheltered her from the invaders. And today Zoroastrians are public shrines each year from June 14-18.This image from inside the temple and behind the window is taken.
( يزد - اردكان - چك چك )

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