Malik Dinar Mosque
|Malik Deenar Grand Juma Masjid|
|Location||Thalangara, Kasaragod, India|
|Year consecrated||Hijrah 110 - 120 (around 720-740 AD)|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Mosque, Masjid|
|Leadership||Malik Deenar رضي الله عنه|
|Architect(s)||Malik Deenarرضي الله عنه|
|Completed||Hijrah 110-120 ( Year not known )|
|Direction of façade||Ka'ba|
|Materials||wood and stone|
The mosque, Juma Masjid, which is one of the best kept and most attractive in the district, is located at Thalangara. Thalangara beach is on the western side of Kasaragod town and it is close to the railway station.
The mosque contains the grave of Malik Deenar, one of the Taabi’eens (people who had seen the companions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) and the place is sacred to Muslims. Another notable mosque, in Kasaragod is the Theruvath Mosque which is in the center of the town.
Thalangara mosque is a prominent pilgrim center of Kasaragod district.
Malik Deenar Uroos (مالك دينار عروس) is the one of the main observations of Indian muslims to celebrate the arrival of Malik Deenar to Kerala, India. It is conducted in the holy month of muharram and lasts for one month. It includes various rituals such as the Ziyarath (visiting of tomb), Pataka Uyarthal (flag hosting) and Annadanam.
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