Kalu Sarai Masjid

Masjid in Delhi - Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:50:07 AM

The small village of Kalu-Sarai lies about 500m northwest of Bijai-Mandal, and may be approached either from that way or direct from the key Delhi-Mehrauli road, about 15-km from Delhi.


A rubble-built but plastered mosque here, formerly with seven arched openings in the frontage of its prayer-hall, a quantity of which encompass now misshapen, is surmounted through a series of low domes in the Tughluq style. It is supposed to be one of the seven mosques built by Khan-i-Jahan Junan Shah, prime minister of Feroze Shah Tughluq.


Follower’s stone's throw from Birla Mandir toward the right is the large amount smaller but quite admired place of worship dedicated toward the Goddess Kali. Particularly dear to the Bengali group of people of Delhi, it is the centre of festivity during the festival of Durga Puja detained every October.


Since, Kali is supposed to be the demonstration of Durga in her the majority terrifying, warlike avatar, liquid is obtainable to the goddess in this temple. The temple is somewhat small in addition to extremely straightforward in design.


On or after within the place of worship grows an enormous 'Peepal' tree that pierces from side to side the ceiling toward shade the temple. Hindus believe the Peepal sacred and red threads are attached approximately its bark at what time persistent a boon.

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