Jama Masjid in Delhi

Masjid in Delhi - Friday, September 3, 2010 12:09:20 PM

The Jama Masjid in Delhi is known as the Masjid-i Jahān-Numā in Persian. jama masjid history tells about the delhi jama masjid that it was built in the year 1656 AD by the famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.  The Jama Masjid in Delhi is the largest and the best known mosque in India. jama masjid Delhi is located in the densely populated areas of Chandini Chowk, New Delhi. In the jama masjid history references the jama masjid Delhi is also called as the Friday Mosque, it is famous by this name today as well. This is so because of the very sacred ‘jummah ki namaaz’. The courtyard of the Jama Masjid in Delhi has the capacity to cater 25 thousand namazis at the same time. Namazis from all over Delhi hover at Jama Masjid in Delhi during the Friday jama masjid timings. There are several relics at the closet of north gate of delhi jama masjid it also includes an identical copy of the original ‘Quran’ written on deer skin. Referring the jama masjid history you get to know that the foundation of jama masjid Delhi was initiated on October 6, 1650 AD. Jama Masjid in Delhi took a span of six years to get finished.

The delhi jama masjid architecture takes away the observer’s heart at once at the very first sight. The jama masjid timings for watching the monument are from sunrise to sunset, where as the jama masjid timings for entering the worship chambers and offering the namaaz corresponds to the 5 time namaaz schedule as applicable in the Islamic religion. You could also access jama masjid history through books on jama masjid Delhi or websites dedicated to delhi jama masjid. The monument of jama masjid Delhi has four gates in all the four directions. The eastern gate of delhi jama masjid is reputed as the royal entrances to Friday Mosque. The jama masjid timings for this gate are different. jama masjid history also tells about the various similarities amongst all the Jama Masjids in India. You could enquire about jama masjid timings from the neighbourhood as well.

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