Jama Masjid Delhi
Masjid-i-Jahan Numa or as it is globally known, Jama Masjid means the mosque commanding a view of the entire world. Jama Masjid is the largest Islamic congregation place in India. It was build under the watch of one of the greatest Muslim rulers, the great Shah Jahan, and was completed in 1656 AD. With legion of over 5000 craftsmen who broke sweat day in day out to construct a beautiful example of superior Mughal architecture, Jama Masjid substantiate the human necessity to have a guide, a higher power to help them wade through the part called life.
The architectural design of Jama Masjid has key segments such as; three gates, two minarets - 40 meters in height and four towers. Constructed with red sand stone and white marbles bearing stripes of black color, the minarets are the focal points of this mosque. On top of the minarets a person can experience and exhilarating view of Meena bazaar. As a part of ritual, Namaz is recited on Fridays in the prayer hall of Jama Masjid. Considered as the holiest day of the week the congregational on Friday is also called the Yaum Al-Jum'a.
People from various ethnicities and school of thoughts visit Jama Masjid to find the missing link between truths and illusions, intellect and intuitions and despair and resuscitation.