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Beautiful Mosques / Masjid Around The World

16 Aug

Beautiful Mosques / Masjid Around The World

The masjids of Allah shall be visited and maintained by such as believe in Allah and the Last Day, establish regular prayers, and practise regular charity, and fear none (at all) except Allah. It is they who are expected to be on true guidance. [Holy Quran 9:18]

A mosque is a place of worship for followers of the Islamic faith. Muslims often refer to the mosque by its Arabic name, masjid (pl. masajid). The word “Mosque” in english refers to all types of buildings dedicated for Islamic worship, although there is a distinction in Arabic between the smaller, privately owned mosque and the larger, “collective” mosque (masjid jamia), which has more community and social amenities.

The primary purpose of the mosque is to serve as a place where Muslims can come together for prayer. Nevertheless, mosques are known around the world nowadays for their general importance to the Muslim community as well as their demonstration of Islamic architecture. They have developed significantly from the open-air spaces that were the Quba Mosque and Masjid al-Nabawi in the seventh century. Today, most mosques have elaborate domes, minarets, and prayer halls. Mosques originated on the Arabian Peninsula, but now exist on all the world’s inhabited continents. They are not only places for worship and prayer, but also places to learn about Islam and meet fellow believers.

And the places of worship are for Allah alone:   so invoke not any one along with Allah. Holy Quran 72:18
Muslim Prayer Times
No Excuse Not To Say (Salaat) Prayers
Adhan Constantly Echoes Around The Globe

Makkah Al-Mukarramah
Masjid Al-Haram, Saudi Arabia
Inside The Ka’baa
Inside Ka'baa, Makkah
Madinah Al-Munawarah
Masjid Al Nabawi, Saudi Arabia
Masjid Al-Aqsa
Masjid Al Aqsa,Jerusalem
Hong Kong
Kowloon Masjid at Hong Kong
Morocco
Hassan II Mosque at Casablanca
Turkey
Masjid at Istanbul,Turkey
India
Jumma Masjid at New Delhi,India
Brunei
Mosque at Brunei
Kenya
Mosque at Kenya
Italy
Mosque at Italy
China
China Mosque
Russia
Saint Petersburg Mosque at Russia
Malaysia
Shah Alam Masjid at Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
Pakistan
Faisal Mosque at Pakistan
Indonesia
Masjid at Jakarta,Indonesia
Qatar
Al Fateh Grand Masjid on top of the water at Doha, Qatar
Courtesy: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masjid

http://www.sadaqathullah.com/masjid.html

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Posted by on August 16, 2010 in ISLAM

 

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