عنوان مقاله [English]
Shah Tahmaseb, the second Safavid king, due to the infancy of this government, needed to establish his spiritual position among the Shiites. The Razavi shrine had a prominent spiritual status among Muslims, especially Shiites. This study includes the developments and the changes taken place with the focus on the Razavi shrine in the period of Shah Tahmaseb. It seeks to answer the following question: How is it possible to describe and explain the spiritual and religious status of the Razavi shrine during this period? By examining components such as; Pilgrimage, recourse, vows, endowments, and burial of elders near the Razavi shrine it can better understand the high spiritual and religious status Of shrine during the reign of Shah Tahmaseb. In addition to religious and spiritual aspects And since Razavi shrine was the only shrine of the Imams in the realm of Shah Tahmaseb, it had a special validity in the policies of this king. The Shah and the courtiers have tried to prove their devotion to this holy shrine by resorting to various methods. This study aims to address the following issues: the place of pilgrimage and recourse to Imam Reza, endowments and vows of the Razavi shrine in this historical period, the position of the Razavi shrine among neighboring governments, the role of the Razavi shrine in the decisions of Shah Tahmaseb and Finally, the buried near the Razavi shrine. Research methodology is historical - analytical using library method to gather the data. Research materials are based on the historical sources of the Safavid era through the findings of sources of inference, explanation and analysis.