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Jummah Masjid

Port Louis, Mauritius

The Jummah Masjid is a mosque in Port Louis, Mauritius dating from the 1850s, with substantial additions built through the 1890s .It is located on the Royal Road, and is described by the Ministry of Tourism's guide as one of the most beautiful religious buildings in the country.[citation needed]

Throughout the year, the Jummah Masjid is visited by Islamic personalities, scholars, naatkhwan, etc. One of the visits which the Masjid receives is that of Maulana Shah Abdul Aleem Siddiqui Madani and his son Maulana Shah Ahmad Noorani Siddiqui every year, during the month of Rabi' al-awwal. Muhammad Owais Raza Qadri, the naatkhwan from Pakistan has also made various Naat Programs in the Masjid. Maulana Syed Ahmad Ashraf Jilani, Maulana Syed Kaleem Ashraf Jilani, Maulana Syed Aleem Ashraf Jilani have also visited.

The Jummah Masjid houses the Mazar Shareef of Syed Peer Jamal Shah(;a waliullah from Cutch Naliya,India) in the backyard of the mosque. This is a dargah where people come & pray.

The Jummah Masjid is known for live broadcasts of Jummah Prayers every Friday, taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan, Eid Prayers, and spiritual programs like Majilis for the first 10 days of Muharram, the first 12 days of Rabi ul Awwal, Mehfil e Ashurah & various 'Urs Shareef held throughout the year.

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