Nellikunnu Muhyaddin Juma Masjid

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Muhyaddin Juma Masjid
Nellikunnu Muhyaddin Juma Masjid Kasargod.jpg
Muhyaddin Juma Masjid
Basic information
Location India Nellikunnu, Kasaragod, India
Affiliation Islam
Rite Primitive
District Kasaragod
State Kerala
Province Nellikunnu
Country India
Year consecrated Before the seventh century
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Mosque, Masjid
Website ashrafnlkn.tk
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic,
Specifications
Direction of façade Ka'ba
Capacity 1500
Materials wood and stone

Muhyaddin Juma Masjid (Malayalam: മുഹ്യദ്ദീന്ജുമ മസ്ജിദ്, Arabic: محي الدين جمعة مسجد‎) is a masjid (mosque) located at Nellikunnu, Kasaragod district. The mosque houses the tomb of Saint Thangal Uppapa, and is one of the pilgrimage centres in Kasaragod. It draws a huge number of devotees during the famous Nercha period held to mark the respect for the famous Saint Thangal Uppapa.[1][2]

History[edit]

Even though the exact date of construction remains a mystery, Nellikunnu and Muslims of the locality owe their history to this great masjid. This masjid is devoted to the saint Muhyddin Abdul Qader Jeelani (Arabic: محي الدين عبد القادر جيلاني ‎).

Authority[edit]

A committee is elected by the general body, is composed of noble and local and manages the daily routine of the masjid.

Thangal Uppapa Uroos[edit]

Thangal Uppapa Uroos is a ritual celebrated by the local people to remember the demise of the saint Thangal Uppapa. It takes place once every two years and usually in the month of Dul Hijj.[3]

Nellikunnu Juma Masjid

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASHRAFNLKN". Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  2. ^ Muhiyudeen Juma Jaideep Shenoy - Times Of India Reporter "Thangal Uppapa Uroos Thangal Uppapa Uroos will be held at Muhiyudeen Juma Masjid at Nellikunnu in Kasargod district of Kerala from April 18 to 28. Masjid committee president NA Abdul Rahiman Poona will hoist the flag on April 18. United Jamath qazi of Kasargod TKM Bava Musliyar will inaugurate the religious discourse."
  3. ^ "THANGAL UPPAPA IN SUNNIKOOTAM". Retrieved 2012-10-29.