This Imamzadeh is situated in the village of Mazoo in Khoram Abad township. It is also known by the names of Geg Ahmad and Seyed Ahmad. It is believed that this tomb is that of Shah Cheraq one of the offspring of Imam Moosa Kazem (AS). This mausoleum is a four sided structure with a ten- panelled dome with approximately 1,000 grams of gold on it. The entrance faces the north. On the tomb is a wooden plate.
The honorary workers of the Imamzadeh wear red turbans, as the belief goes that when Shah Ahmad was in an angered state, he would tie a red shawl around his waist. When ever a dispute or war between the tribes arises these workers of the Imamzadeh lift the special banner, which is looked on with much respect, thus quelling the differences.
Khorramabad lies in the mountainous area of Zagross, and this region experiences a temperate climate, where as in the south alongside the plains of Khuzestan it is warm. Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) is situated 494 km. from Tehran.
The territory of Khoram Abad has a rich ...
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