Reflections, silhouettes and arches

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Iftar 2013

Iftar 2013

The Mecca Masjid decorated with lighting during the holy month of Ramadan this year. The image has been taken during Iftar when the roza(fast) is broken.

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Mosque of the Moors

Text Courtesy: http://www.hindu.com/mp/2004/03/17/stories/2004031700550300.htm A STRIKING feature of the mosques in the city is its sheer variety. From the oldest Jama Masjid, then the Mecca Masjid, the Toli Masjid, the Ek Minar Masjid, the Ek Khana Masjid, the Badi Masjid to the ones named after rulers and nobles, they are all known for different architectural styles… Continue reading Mosque of the Moors

Mahboob Chowk Mosque

Mahboob Chowk is  slightly ahead of the Lad Bazaar area, and gets its name from the Nizam VI Mahboob Ali Pasha. It has a clock tower and mosque beyond it. The shops near the clock tower sell metallic decorative pieces, locks, tools, books.  The mosque was built in 1817 and has a definite old world… Continue reading Mahboob Chowk Mosque