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Tomb of the daughter of the Imam Hussayn

Tomb of the daughter of the Imam Hussayn

Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque (Arabic: مسجد السيدة رقية‎) is a shrine located in Damascus, Syria, that contains the grave of Sukayna (Ruqayyah), the infant daughter of Hussayn ibn ‘Alī. After enduring the advent of Karbalā and the torturous journey to Damascus that followed it, Sukayna died at the age of four in Yazid's prison, where she was originally buried. Years later however, upon the flooding of her gravesite, her grave was reopened and she was moved to the site where the Mosque now stands in Damascus.