Shams Tabrizi Tomb

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Shams Tabrizi (died 1248) was a Persian Muslim, who is credited as the Spiritual instructor of Mawalana Jalal Din Muhammad Balkhi, also known as Rumi and is referenced with great reverence in Rumi’s poetic collection, in Particular “Diwan-e-Shams Tabrizi”. Shams Tabrizi died in Khoy, Iran and is buried there. His tomb has been nominated as a World Cultural Heritage Center by UNESCO.

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