Hazratbal Mosque in Srinagar

Hazratbal Mosque in Srinagar Hazratbal Mosque is the most important Muslim Religious place, situated on the western shore of Dal Lake. Its pristine white marble elegance is reflected in the waters of the lake. Hazratbal’s special significance is derived from the fact that it houses a hair of the prophet Muhammad. This is displayed to the public on religious occasions, usually accompanied by fairs. Apart from these occasions, Friday prayers are offered at Hazratbal and attended by throngs of people. Hazratbal is remarkable for being the only domed mosque in Srinagar; the others having distinct pagoda like roofs. The shrine […]

Thousand Lights Mosque Chennai

Thousand Lights Mosque Chennai Interesting facts : The Thousand Lights Mosque in Chennai derived its name from the lighting of about 1000 oil lamps. Opening Hours : 5:30 am to 8:30 pm. The Thousand Lights Mosque is a popular place of worship for Muslims in South India. In the early 19th century, mosque grounds were used as an assembly place for Shite Muslims during Muharram. An assembly hall along with a mosque was built later. Today, this mosque holds great importance for Shite Muslims especially during Muharram. Thousand Lights Mosque in Chennai will entice you with its architectural splendor. Located […]

Taj Ul Masjid Bhopal

Taj Ul Masjid Bhopal Taj – ul – Masjid is a 19th century mosque with a magnificent structure. The sprawling mosque is situated in Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. As one of the most elegant buildings in Bhopal it stands tall with a pink facade. The words Taj – ul – Masjid literally means ‘The Crown of Mosques’. True to its name it is one of the largest mosques in India and one of the most important to the Muslims in India. The building offers impressive views and is crowned with two massive white – domed minarets. This […]

Nagore Dargah Tamil Nadu

Nagore Dargah Tamil Nadu About the Dargah The Nagore Dargah of Meeran Sahib Abdul Qadir Shahul Hamid Badshah is a spiritual and scared shrine in South India . It is one of the biggest popular pilgrimage centers for Muslims in Tamil Nadu. It can be reached through a short drive from Nagapattinam, Nagore seems to be a busy pilgrimage, with bus – loads of tourists arriving from all over the state. The features of this famous Dargah include beautiful domed arches and lovely minarets. The Dargah is also visited by Hindus and is a fine example of the harmonious co […]

Babri Mosque Uttar Pradesh

Babri Mosque Uttar Pradesh The Babri Mosque was a mosque in Ayodhya, a city in the Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India, on Ramkot Hill ( “Rama’s fort” ). It was destroyed in 1992 when a political rally developed into a riot involving 150,000 people, despite a commitment to the Indian Supreme Court by the rally organisers that the mosque would not be harmed. More than 2,000 people were killed in ensuing riots in many major cities in India including Mumbai and Delhi. The mosque was constructed in 1527 by order of Babur, the first Mughal emperor of India, and […]

Cheraman Juma Masjid Kerala

Cheraman Juma Masjid Cheraman Juma Masjid is a mosque in Methala, Kodungallur Taluk in the Indian state of Kerala. The Cheraman Masjid is said to be the very first mosque in India, built in 629 AD by Malik lbn Dinar. It is believed that this mosque was first renovated and reconstructed in the 11th century AD. Many non-Muslims conduct initiation ceremonies to the world of letters of their children here. History Kerala Vyasan Kunhikuttan Thampuran is of the opinion that an old Buddha temple was gifted to the Muslims to establish a mosque.Since ancient times, trade relations between Arabia and […]

Jama Masjid Mumbai

Jama Masjid Mumbai The Jama mosque is a Muslim mosque at the Kalbadevi group, near Crawford Industry in the Southern Mumbai area of Mumbai, Indian. The Islamic group of Bombay offers 89 sacred mosques mosques, of which eight are part of the great Bohras, to amazing Khojas, one to the great Mughals and the rest to the Sunni Muslims. The most popular are the renowned Jama Masjid at the renowned Sheikh Memon popular street, the very old mosque just near the sacred grave of Sheikh. Some of them are renowned Makhtum FaikhAli at the popular Mahim, the sacred Jakaria Masjid […]

Charminar Mosque Hyderabad

Charminar Mosque Hyderabad History Hyderabad’s most charming landmark, Charminar, is one of the finest examples of the Qutab Shahi architecture located at the heart of the old city. Built by Quli Qutab Shah, in 1591, this impressive monument gives off a charm that is over 400 years old, and is often acknowledged as the ‘Arc de triomphe of the East’. The Charminar gets its name from the four minarets ( towers ) standing in the four corners of the structure. These graceful and intricate minarets, rise to 48.7 metres from the ground, overlooking the landscape of the area. The Charminar […]

Jama Masjid Delhi

Jama Masjid Delhi The Introduction of the Jama Masjid United Forum “The stupendous minarets of the mosque rise high into the sky and penetrate the heavens to proclaim the truth of divine words which promise heaven for those who practice virtues and perform meritorious deeds.” The Masjid Jahan Numa ( the mosque which is conspicuously viewable to the world ), commonly known as the Jama Masjid, needs no introduction. The mosque inspires the spirit with worship and is a sanctified and a hallowed location. Breezes of holiness waft through it and incenses of divinity perfumes it to make it like […]