Malik Dinar Mosque

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Malik Deenar Grand Juma Masjid
Malik deenar juma masjid.jpg
Malik Deenar Grand Juma Masjid
Basic information
Location India Thalangara, Kasaragod, India
Affiliation Islam
State Kerala
Province Thalangara
District Kasaragod
Year consecrated Hijrah 5
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Mosque, Masjid
Leadership Malik Deenar رضي الله عنه
Architectural description
Architect(s) Malik Deenarرضي الله عنه
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic,
Direction of façade Ka'ba
Completed Hijrah 5
Capacity 2000
Materials wood and stone

Malik Dinar Mosque is a historical mosque in Kasargod district of Kerala state, south India. Over the years, Kasargod acquired the considerable importance as a centre of Islam on the west coast. It is the site of one of the mosques believed to have been founded by Malik Deenar. The mosque, Juma Masjid, which is one of the best kept and most attractive in the district, is located at Thalangara. It contains the grave of Malik Deenar, one of the Sahaba of Prophet Muhammad and the place is sacred to Muslims.[1] Another notable mosque, in Kasaragod is the Theruvath Mosque which is in the center of the town.

The oldest photo of Masjid.JPG


  1. ^ Pg 58, Cultural heritage of Kerala: an introduction, A. Sreedhara Menon,East-West Publications, 1978