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Masjid E Aqsa

Masjid-e-Aqsa

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This article is about the main mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Rabwah. For the mosque in Jerusalem, see Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Masjid-e-Aqsa
Aqsa Mosque in Pakistan
Basic information
Location
Architectural description
Architectural type
Mosque
Completed
1972
Specifications
Capacity
12,000
6
The Masjid-e-Aqsa (Aqsa Mosque) in Rabwah (Pakistan) is the greatest mosque of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. The foundation stone was laid in 1966 and the building's inauguration took place on March 31, 1972. The mosque is the main mosque of the Ahmadiyya in Rabwah for 12,000 worshipers.
The mosque may not be regarded as a mosque by many mainstream Muslims because it belongs to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
History
The design came from the mosque, Abdul Rashid, at the request of Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad should occur in one Central Mosque Rabwah. The blueprint was already established during his tenure, but because of the Caliph was not affected, the foundation will be laid. On 28 October 1966 Mirza Nasir Ahmad laid the foundation for the Masjid-e-Aqsa. The Friday Sermon the third Caliph 31 The mosque was opened in March 1972.
Construction and design
The column-free main hall is 1,650 square meters in size. 650 m² of floor are reserved for women and the remaining 1000 m² are reserved for men. The mosque was said to be inspired by the Mughal Badshahi Mosque. Together with the 3,700 m² large field, the mosque can accommodate up to 18,500 worshipers. The minaret, in accordance with the wishes of the Caliph, was intended to be a meter higher than that of the Badshahi Mosque, 55 m in height, and to resemble the design of the Baadshai Mosque minarets. However, the Pakistan Air Force in Sargodha did not allow this minaret. The mosque now has a total of 6 minarets, four of which are about 20 m and two 12 m high.
The construction cost of approximately 1.3 million Rupees completely took over Bani Muhammad Sadiq,[clarification needed] whose name was not published until after his death.
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