The modern name derives from an honorary name of the buried scholar here, Imam al-Qaffal ash-Shashi ? Khazrati (Khasti) Imam. This place was considered sacred among the townspeople, and before in was the site of a cemetery, and other buildings. In the recent past, the complex was ?hidden? among many houses and buildings of the city and its buildings were not renovated.
In 2007, on behalf of and led by the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on the basis of the resolution signed by him (20 February 2007), the complex was completely restored and appearance of additional facilities was subjected to appearance of monuments were partially restored and the lost ones replaced by new ones.