Thursday, 2 March 2017
THE MOSQUE ( CHINNA PALLIVASAL ) AT PULICAT – A PULICAT HERITAGE VISIT
...a Continuation Post to Pulicat Heritage Visit.
25th February 2017.
The mosque Al masjid ul muzarraf ( அல் மஸ்ஜிதுல் முஷர்ரக்ப் ) was constructed by Mohammed bir sahib, Mohammed Ali Naina shaib and Mohammed bir Bakkir Shaib in the year 1708AD. And the sun dial was installed in the year 1915AD by Al haj Moulana Mohammed Sahib and Mohammed Abdulah. The Mosque conducts Arabic classes for it’s inmates, The Mosque conducts regular prayers.
Before the public address system was introduced, the muezzin ( in Arabic Mu’adhdhin) who goes to the elevated level structure to call for prayers, which includes 5 times daily and Friday service.
The mosque Al masjid ul muzarraf ( அல் மஸ்ஜிதுல் முஷர்ரக்ப் ) was constructed by Mohammed bir sahib, Mohammed Ali Naina shaib and Mohammed bir Bakkir Shaib
The sun dial
Rafeth Yasmin The link given below by Veludharan has a clear pic of the inscription ......it says that the shadow the top of the dial will indicate the time.....and that the sundial was made at the request of janab haji Mohammad Hussain sahib son of qader sahib, resident of mutiyalpet, Madras.....made by Mohammad abdullah............on the right side of the dial are 2 points that I mentioned earlier..
For further reading the discussion on the Madras Local History Facebook please CLICK HERE
The people who installed the sundial (
Al haj Moulana Mohammed Sahib and Mohammed Abdulah.)
....To be continued ( Sri Adhi Narayana Perumal Temple )
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA---