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Chak Chak in Yazd

Chak Chak is a village in Rabatat Rural District, Ardakan County, and Yazd Province, Iran. In 2006, its existence was noted, but unfortunately its population was not reported. In the desert of central Iran, there is a highly sacred  mountain that is Located near the city of Ardakan in Yazd Province.

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Chak Chak Fire Temple

Fire Temple is one of the most sacred places of Zoroastrians and the most important destination of their religious tourism in Yazd. It has high attention, sanctity, importance and value and special days of the year to worship, pray and perform its special duties in its religion.

It serves as a pilgrimage point for pious Zoroastrians, each year from June 14–18 a lot of Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries flock to the fire temple at Pir-e Sabz. The custom is that pilgrims are to stop riding the moment they catch sight of the temple and complete the last leg of their journey on foot.

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History of Chak Chak

Nikbanou, the second daughter of the last pre-Islamic Persian ruler, Yazdegerd III of the Sassanid Empire, was cornered in Chak Chak in 640 CE, in Zoroastrian belief. The picture is that the Nikbanou prayed to Ahura Mazda to protect her from her enemies. It is interesting that the response to Nikbanou’s pleadings,is the mountain opened up and sheltered her from the invaders.

There is a Notable feature of this village which is contained the ever-dripping spring located at the mountain. There is a Legend that these drops are tears of grief that the mountain sheds in remembrance of Nikbanou. Some believes that a petrified colorful cloth from Nikbanou was also visible in the rocks, although pilgrims have since removed it.

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