Jumma (Jama) Masjid is located near Mandvi Gate in the old city. The building and the Institutions attached there-to were carried out under the Supervision of the President and the Building Committee of the Anjuman-i-Islam of Baroda with the Kind Help of Alfred Coyle (ESQR) State Architect for whose design of the same the Mahummadan’s of Baroda are under a deep Oblication in Year 1912 A.D..

With the Generous and Sympatheic aid of Maharaja Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad, this Mosque (Jumma Masjid) and the building attached to it have been built by his Loyal and Devoted Mahummadan Subjects in Year 1912 A.D..

It is said that the Mosque has biggest Quran in Asia which is written in Special Kajal Ink and Golden water which is 230+ Years Old.

The Quran was damaged in rain in Year 2005, but was then restored using handmade paper, natural inks and glues which costed ~Rs. 18 Lac.

As per H Dymakumar, trustee of the mosque, the Quran is a rare piece with 1.90 meter length and 1.04 m breadth. It is written in Arabic and has a Persian translation. It was handwritten by Mohammed Ghosh in 1783 AD. The Quran has now been shifted to Tandalja Area.

Time: During Namaaz Time Location: Gendi Gate Road, near Mandvi Gate. Photography is strictly Prohibited inside.

About The Author

Admin / Contributor

Software Engineer by profession , User Experience Designer, Photographer, Art lover by heart and Admin of BarodaRocks.com | facebook.com/barodarockz | twitter.com/barodarocksz | instagram.com/barodarocks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.