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 […]

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 […]