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Mausoleum of Imam Shafe'i Mausoleum of Imam Shafe'i
Photo by Raymon Kondos © 2009 Your Egypt

Al-Shafe'i, who dies in 820, is a founder of SunniWhat does it mean? Islam major rites. He is said to be a descendant of the Prophet's uncle. His mausoleumWhat does it mean?, which is the largest in Egypt, was built in 1211 by Ayyubids.

The mausoleum was later restored and modified by successive rulers of Egypt. Every year, a mulidWhat does it mean?, or a religious festival is held to celebrate the anniversary of ImamWhat does it mean? Shafe'i and people flock from all over the country to participate in it.

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