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in the Mosque - Jama Masjid of Fatehpur Sikri; Uttar Pradesh; India

one of the minarets of the Jama Masjid the largest mosque in INDIA

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (Persian: مسجد جھان نما, the 'World-reflecting Mosque'), commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi.

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Leave the the luggage at the Hotel and take a car to Old Delhi, and watch sunsetting behind Jama Masjid Mosque.

 

Jama Masjid is the Biggest Mosque In India. It was begun by Shah Jahan in 1650 and completed six years later and the whole cost about a million rupees.

 

Constructed in Sandstone and white marble, Jama Masjid can be entered from both the directions - North and the South Gates. The eastern gateway is supposed to remain open in Friday and was used by the emperor himself. Jama Masjid is cluttered by devotees who offer namaz, especially during Muslim Festival.

 

Paseando después de la lluvia por el gran patio de la Jama Masjid (Mezquita del Viernes) en Ahmedabad. After the rain, walking in the great courtyard of the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) in Ahmedabad.

Plegaria en la Jama Masjid (Mezquita del Viernes) en Ahmedabad. Prayer in the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) in Ahmedabad.

Mon jeune guide à la"Petite mosquée de la perle", Moti Masjid, Delhi, Inde, fan de Zinedine Zidane, dit Zizou....:)

 

My young guide in the " Small mosque of the pearl ", Moti Masjid, Delhi, India, fan of Zinedine Zidane, said Zizou:)

 

Explore# 224 on Thursday, August 6, 2009

A local people taking a wudhu for the morning prayer at Jama' Masjid, Old Delhi India

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā the 'World-reflecting Mosque', commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India.

 

Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. Construction began in 1650 and was completed in 1656. It lies at the beginning of the Chawri Bazar Road, a very busy central street of Old Delhi. The later name, Jama Masjid, refers to the weekly Friday noon congregation prayers of Muslims, Jummah, which are usually done in a mosque, the "congregational mosque" or "jāma masjid". The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to twenty-five thousand worshippers. The mosque also houses several relics in a closet in the north gate, including an antique copy of the Qur'an written on deer skin.

 

A Mosque is a place to be totally engrossed in one's thoughts,in one's own world...who knows what is he thinking or what is he pondering upon...is it about his everyday life or about future or past ...who knows?

 

Jama Masjid , Old Delhi ,India

A Corridor in FatehPur Sikri filled with morning light..

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā the 'World-reflecting Mosque', commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India.

 

Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. Construction began in 1650 and was completed in 1656. It lies at the beginning of the Chawri Bazar Road, a very busy central street of Old Delhi. The later name, Jama Masjid, refers to the weekly Friday noon congregation prayers of Muslims, Jummah, which are usually done in a mosque, the "congregational mosque" or "jāma masjid". The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to twenty-five thousand worshippers. The mosque also houses several relics in a closet in the north gate, including an antique copy of the Qur'an written on deer skin.

 

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā the 'World-reflecting Mosque', commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India.

 

Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. Construction began in 1650 and was completed in 1656. It lies at the beginning of the Chawri Bazar Road, a very busy central street of Old Delhi. The later name, Jama Masjid, refers to the weekly Friday noon congregation prayers of Muslims, Jummah, which are usually done in a mosque, the "congregational mosque" or "jāma masjid". The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to twenty-five thousand worshippers. The mosque also houses several relics in a closet in the north gate, including an antique copy of the Qur'an written on deer skin.

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Old Delhi's crown jewel is the most splendid Mughal Jama Masjid Mosque. On the steps leading up to the Mosque can be found unfortunates seeking alms and, one day, Allah will hear their prayer and reward them - 07/02/2013

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Jama Masjid, Old Delhi, India

Jama Masjid, Old Delhi, India

At Jama Masjid Sarkhej Roza, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. At the time when Ahmedabad city was built, which was during the reign of Ahmed Shah (1410-1443 A.D.), Sarkhej was a village with a population consisting of weavers and indigo-dyers who were predominantly Hindu. It became associated with the name of Shaikh Ahmed Khattu Ganj Baksh, a Sufi saint and a friend/advisor to Sultan Ahmed Shah, who in his later years retired to the quiet environment of Sarkhej, away from the city. The saint lived till he was 111 years of age and was greatly venerated during his lifetime. Myths about his miraculous powers are prevalent even today. Life and teachings of Shaikh Ganj Baksh Khattu Upon his death in 1445, the reigning monarch, Mohammed Shah ordered a mausoleum built in his honour, along with a mosque. The construction of these two monuments were completed in 1451 A.D., by his successor Qutb'ud-Din Ahmed Shah.

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A corner of the Jama Masjid, the principal mosque in Old Delhi, completed 1656.

 

We were there on a Friday and had to wait until the prayers finish. Also, there would have been a charge for taking the camera inside...

 

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With this picture of a gate leading to the Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, commonly known as the Jama Masjid, in Old Delhi I would like to wish "Ramzan Mubarak" to all my Muslim friends, colleagues and members of my team.

And of course to all of you, Muslims and non-Muslims, who are following my work on internet.

 

"May this Ramzan bring you the utmost in peace & prosperity.

May lights triumph over darkness.

May peace transcend the earth.

May the spirit of light illuminate the world..."

 

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