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Madina Mosque


History


This mosque is a venue of celebration during festivals of Id-Ul-Fitr and Id-Ul-Zuha, by the local Muslim community. There are rickshaws available at the main Ponda bus stand which can take you to the site of the Safa Masjid, a lot of devotees celebrate their festivals here with due solemnity and are often seen rejoicing. 

 

Urban and Architectural


The Madina Mosque is a mosque situated at Shillong in Meghalaya State of India. It took one and a half years to complete the only glass mosque in India and the largest one in the northeastern region. Madina Masjid, an imposing and resplendent structure of glass dome and glass minarets. 

 

Madina mosque is the rare architectural marvel in India as it has an striking and glittering structure of glass. With its 121 feet height and 61 feet width, this surprises one and all for being the only Green mosque after the blue mosque of Istanbul. The four storied structure of the religious place also has an orphanage, a library, and an Islamic theological institute. The mosque and the adjoining Idgah could offer space for 8000 people for an assembly or prayer.


The highest number of people, who contributed to the construction of mosque, were Christians and Hindus. The Mosque also has a large garden with several plants. Over the years, it has acquired increasing significance in the world as a center for Islamic study and spiritual center. 

 

Description


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Location

Meghalaya 793004, India

Worshippers

8000

Drawings

Map

History

This mosque is a venue of celebration during festivals of Id-Ul-Fitr and Id-Ul-Zuha, by the local Muslim community. There are rickshaws available at the main Ponda bus stand which can take you to the site of the Safa Masjid, a lot of devotees celebrate their festivals here with due solemnity and are often seen rejoicing. 

 

Urban and Architectural

The Madina Mosque is a mosque situated at Shillong in Meghalaya State of India. It took one and a half years to complete the only glass mosque in India and the largest one in the northeastern region. Madina Masjid, an imposing and resplendent structure of glass dome and glass minarets. 

 

Madina mosque is the rare architectural marvel in India as it has an striking and glittering structure of glass. With its 121 feet height and 61 feet width, this surprises one and all for being the only Green mosque after the blue mosque of Istanbul. The four storied structure of the religious place also has an orphanage, a library, and an Islamic theological institute. The mosque and the adjoining Idgah could offer space for 8000 people for an assembly or prayer.


The highest number of people, who contributed to the construction of mosque, were Christians and Hindus. The Mosque also has a large garden with several plants. Over the years, it has acquired increasing significance in the world as a center for Islamic study and spiritual center. 

 

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