Masjid Zeenath Baksh
The spacious veranda of Masjid Zeenath Baksh
The majestic and attractive veranda in this mosque can make the visitors to place their prayer to their God. The prayer hall is very huge in terms of space and it has got an eye-catching water tank nearby it. These features can impress any visitor who is said to be visiting this mosque for the first time.
History of Masjid Zeenath Baksh When the Arab Muslim traders made their roots to the Malabar coast, they have endeared with a local populace. Hazarat Malin bin Dinar was a prominent leader among the Arab Muslim traders and he got settled at Cranganore. Raja Cheruman Perumal from Malabar believed to have provided them with a gracious hospitality. Zeenath Baksh was one among the ten mosques that was allowed to be built in this city by the Raja. The mosque was inaugurated during 22 of Jumail Awwal month that marks the year as 644 AD. This mosque has got a special significance for the Muslim community as he pioneers who have set up the mosque were the kith and kin of Sahabs.
The namaz area of Masjid Zeenath Baksh
Features of Masjid Zeenath Baksh
Activities taking place in the mosque There are many community activities taking place in this mosque. These activities include providing assistance to people who are in need of education, marriage, medical relief and shelter. The committee also runs Yateemkhana that is said to be an orphanage. They do conduct many noble deeds by providing decent burials to the departed people for free of cost.
How to reach Masjid Zeenath BakshBy road
Mangalore is highly connected with many roads and there are many bus services to reach this mosque.
If you are traveling through train, then get down on the Mangalore Central Railway station, which is said to be the nearby railway station to reach this mosque.
The Mangalore International Airport is close to the Masjid Zeenath Baksh and hence it is easy to reach this mosque directly.