Incredible India as it is said, moves with the headline because of the expanded diversity we have in religion, culture and the historic monuments. Enrouting precision, we have captivating mosques with ideal and skilled architecture in midst of the countries here in India that were anchored on our mother land by the mighty Mughals. You can get a glimpse of some of some incredible mosques of our incredible India here:
- HAZRADBAL MASJID, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, SRINAGAR
This white marbled relic is a shrine of Prophet Muhammad that mansions Moi-e-Muqqadus which is the sacred hair from his beard. It is positioned on the banks of the glorious Dal Lake. It is also designated as Assar-e-Sharif, Madinat-us-Sani and Dargah Sharif.
- JAMALI KAMALI, DELHI
This a mosque that is built in red sandstone with adornment of marbles, located within Mehrauli Archaeological Park. This mosque has abutting tombs of two characters. One is of the Sufi saint Sheikh Jamal-ud-din Kamboh Dehlawi and another of Kamali who’s relation with Jamal is still a mystery.
- CHERAMAN JUMA MASJID, KERALA
This is the first mosque in India and the second in the world where Juma prayers were started. It is located in the district of Thrissur in Kerala. The oral tradition is that CheramanPerumal, the Chera king, went to Arabia where he met the Prophet and embraced Islam. From there he had sent letters with Malik Ibn Dinar to his relatives in Kerala, asking them to be courteous to the latter. It enclose an ancient oil lamp which is considered to have been burning imperceptibly for more than a thousand years.
- TAJ-UL MASJID, MADHYA PRADESH, BHOPAL
India’s largest mosque that has stretch extending up to 430,000 square feet. This mosque is planted in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and has a name that transpose to ‘crown among mosques.’ This 19th-century mosque features an iconic pink facade, crested by two 18-storey high towers with marble domes, and is located by a lake recognized as MotiaTalab.
- NAGINA MASJID, UTTAR PRADESH
Labeled as the Gem Mosque, or the Jewel Mosque is a masjid built by Shah Jahan. It is positioned within the UNESCO World Heritage Site Agra Fort and is entirely built of white marble and support sober and elegant architecture.
- JAMA MASJID, DELHI
One of the largest mosques in the country, towering over Old Delhi, the Jama Masjid was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and the magnificent facade of Jama Masjid stands as reminder of royal Mughal architecture. This highly decorative mosque has three gates and twenty high minarets, striped over by red sandstone and white marble and hence being one of the most crowd pleasing mosques in the subcontinent.
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