Numerous Khanaqahs (gathering places for Dervishes) are
scattered across Yazd province. Bondarabad Khanaqah
located in Rostaq’s Sultan Bandarabad Complex and Bida
Khavid Khanaqah in the small Bida Khavid village (near
Taft) are two examples of Iranian Khanaqahs
In 13th to 15th century A.D., several mystics of Yazd
villages attracted many disciples.
Among those villages were "Marvast',"Bidakhavid",
"Nasrabad", "Bondarabad" and "Navshan".
These places were turned into mausoleums after the death
of their chiefs.
Including mosque and bath, these houses were convenient
places for incomers.
"Taqieddin Dada Mohammad "(Death: 1321 AD), who
was from Isfahan and disciple of "Sheikh Mohammad
Andadian", adopted mysticism as his way of life. He
was summoned to Yazd by "Shabeddin Masoud" (a
judge) and became a resident of the quarter of "Sarab-No".
After dying, he was buried in "Bondarbad Khaneqah",
but the judge ordered his corpse exhumed and reburied in