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admin Sep 09 2016

6 Not-So-Popular Mosques to Visit

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Eid ul Adha is nearly here. One of the most important religious events Eid Ul Adha is praised with enthusiasm and oomph. It is the second most renowned celebration of Muslims. Eids are famous especially for their diverse yet tasty recipes cooked during the festival. And Eid ul Adha is no exception. The custom is to sacrifice animals and make delectable food from the meat and dine with your friends and family. The ladies of the house invest hours to cook tasty Eid ul Adha special recipes for family and visitors.

Muslims around the globe trust that Allah (God) summoned Ibrahim (Abraham) to give up his child Ishmael. Ibrahim took after God’s requests, yet his child was supplanted by a sheep at last. Muslims commend this at Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha is called Id-ul-Adha in Arabic and Bakr-Id in the Indian subcontinent, as a result of the convention of giving up a goat or “bakri” in Urdu. “Id” got from the Arabic “iwd” signifies “celebration” and “zuha” originates from “uzhaiyya” which means “penance”.

Despite the fact that this is a religious occasion, and most Muslims all over India dedicated their time supplicating and devouring with their family, an explorer’s never miss a chance at whatever point there is a plan to see and explore places. So on this happy eve of Bakrid, we convey to you few not much popular mosques you can (Muslims and Non-Muslims both) pay a visit to. There is a plausibility that you haven’t been to these six places recorded underneath

Adhai Din ka Jhonpra Mosque, Ajmer: Located on the outskirt of Ajmer, Rajasthan, Adhai Din ka Jhonpra Mosque is a Sanskrit College-turned-mosque past the Dargah of Khwaja Muin-ud-commotion Chishti. These unprecedented vestiges were accepted to have been given today’s structure with an expanded divider raised inside more than two days by Muhammad Ghori. Originally worked as a Sanskrit school for the progression of the dialect, this complex was vandalized by Ghori and in 1198 he changed over the working to a mosque with the expansion of a seven-curved wall.

Adhai Din ka Jhonpra Mosque, Ajmer

Adhai Din ka Jhonpra Mosque, Ajmer

Hajo Powa Mecca, Assam: It is said that Powa Mecca was built from the dirt that was brought from the city of Mecca itself (Saudi Arabia). Remaining on the Garurachal Hill, it noted as the tomb of Pir Giasuddin Auliya, who was the pioneer of Islam in this part. This mosque was worked by Sujauddin Mohammed Shah in 1657 AD, amid the rule of the prestigious Mughal Emperor, Shahjahan.

Hajo Powa Mecca, Assam

Hajo Powa Mecca, Assam

Maharajpur, Jharkhand: Maharajpur is a less mainstream little town located in Bengal – Jharkhand fringe (457kms from Kolkata), is a perfect goal for a weekend trip. This is the place time has ceased – you can, in any case, load up a tanga here and visit the past royal residences of the Maharajas to see a couple Mughal time depictions and you can take a dunk in a non-enduring pool sustained by and underground stream. Gloating of a pristine characteristic magnificence, a waterfall, and the River Ganges adjacent – the spot really offers visual and arousing delight to the travelers. It is situated around 9 km. east of Sahibganj region of Jharkhand. Book your trip to Maharajpur.

Maharajpur mosque, Jharkhand

Maharajpur mosque, Jharkhand

Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata: Less advertised, yet a fabulous spot to get the odor of most established type of Kolkata. This mosque was inherent 1926. It can oblige ten thousand admirers. It stands tall in a bustling road of Barabazar, and worth investing energy inside; its quiet mood stays unbaffled by rankling outside wreckage. The Mosque is inherent Indo-Sermic building style.

Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata

Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata

Sidi Bashir Mosque, Gujarat: It is said that this mosque was built by Sidi Bashir, a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah. The mosque was finished in 1452. Just the minarets and angled focal door remain; the body of the building was demolished in 1753 amid the war between the Marathas and Khan of Gujarat Sultanate. In spite of the fact that quite harmed, particularly close to the foot, the stairs inside the minarets may, in any case, be utilized. An Englishman made an endeavor to decimate one of the minarets of the mosque, however, all futile. He did as such to disentangle the puzzle behind the influencing of minarets. The component that prompts vibration is still a secret. An intriguing thing about Jhulta Minar is that it can even withstand the weight of quick moving trains that go from a separation not lying extremely distant from the minaret.

Sidi Bashir Mosque, Gujarat

Sidi Bashir Mosque, Gujarat

Sidi Saeed Mosque, Ahmedabad:  If one needs to pick one picture to speak to Muslims in Gujarat, it must be the well-known jali of Sidi Saeed Mosque in Ahmedabad. Look carefully and you will see a banyan tree involving the whole screen and wrapping a palm tree. At the end of the day, Muslim nearness in Gujarat is an account of a staggering acknowledgment of nearby culture and convention while keeping up the Islamic center

Muslim history in Gujarat traverses more than centuries. A portion of the most established mosques of India is found in this locale. Maru-Gurjara (architecture developed by temple builders constructing mosques) style of design was predominant in Gujarat region.

Sidi Saeed Mosque, Ahmedabad

Sidi Saeed Mosque, Ahmedabad

Whether to pay a visit to one of these mosques or to celebrate Bakrid with your family we are always there for you. Click on Ticketgoose.com to book your seat at most affordable prices and reach at the destination there on time.

Do let us know your experiences after visiting these places. Also, you can share with us about some not so known or popular religious places which all wanderlusters can visit.  Enjoy your weekend, Bakrid Mubarak!

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