Mosques of India

Mosques of India

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Author: Ziyaud-Din A Desai
Publisher: Publications Division
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 41
ISBN/UPC (if available): 812301001X


The importance of Mosque in Islamic society its architecture and Location have been elaborately described in this book.

The mosque, or the prayer house of Islam according to the text, is supposed to provide ultimate fulfilment and where one completely surrenders to God. In the early days of Islam the mosque was the centre of the political, religious and social life of its followers.


The Mosque in Islamic Society

Origin And Development
The ritual f prayer
Essential parts and their functions
Conceptions and development

Architecture of Mosques in India
Early Mosque architecture
Mosque architecture under the Delhi Sultans and Mughals
Mosque architecture under the provincial dynasties
Bengal (13-16th centuries)
Jaunpur (14-15th centuries)
Gujarat (15-16th centuries)
Deccan (14-17th centuries)
Kashmir (15-17th centuries)

Outstanding Mosques of India