Doszhan Ishan Mosque

Located 5 km south of the village of Shubarduk, Temir district, Aktobe region. The mosque is about 28 meters long, 11 meters wide and about 5 meters high. At this time, the first settled settlement appeared in this region, whose inhabitants were nomad Kazakhs, who built houses around the mosque. The mosque consists of six rooms, the windows are longer than human height. There are no supports in the rooms. There are also no crossbars in the windows, they are created in a domed form. There was a crescent above the dome, the interior decoration of the mosque was decorated with a pattern, the light falling from the dome illuminated the room. Suras and hadiths on the walls of the mosque are decorated with a red pattern. There was a house and a minaret in front of the mosque. Currently, the roof of the mosque has collapsed, leaving only the walls. A large number of Ishans, Sufis, who later served the people, studied in this mosque. Doszhan Khazret is buried in the eastern part of the mosque. Kulpytas of the grave has survived. In 2015, events were held on the 200th anniversary of Doszhan Khazret. Now in Aktobe a street is named after Doszhan Khazret.

Doszhan Kashakuly Khazret is a prominent religious figure. He is from the genus Tabyn, subgenus Konyr. In folk stories, they say about him with respect “Doseke Khazret”. He was known for his religious, educational activities, with the help of religion he united the people, collected data on Kazakh genealogy. His glory reached all eastern peoples and even the king himself. He contributed to the construction of numerous mosques, under his direct leadership the Kainar mosque in Donyztau and the Ishan ata mosque in the valley of the Uil river were built. Doszhan Ishan, together with Nurfayis Ishan and Zhumagali Ishan (according to some reports, together with the Kunanbai group in 1874), went on a pilgrimage to Mecca. Doszhan knew the Koran, Muktasar by heart, and at the age of 17 he returned from Mecca with the rank of Khazret. Doszhan was in Mecca three times, having met Abai’s father Kunanbay, together they built a hotel Such.