Gypjak (Turkmenistan) - Türkmenbaşy Ruha Mosque
The huge Türkmenbaşy Ruha Mosque (Turkmenbashi Spirit Mosque) in Gypjak, the birthplace of Türkmenbaşy. The Mosque is decorated with quotations from Türkmenbaşy's book, the Holy Ruhnama. Next to it is the mausoleum of Türkmenbaşy, his parents and his brothers. The father of Türkmenbaşy died in the 2nd world war, while his mother and his brothers died in the Aşgabat earthquake 1948.