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KAZIMAR PERIYA PALLIVASAL or KAZIMAR BIG MOSQUE is a mosque in Madurai
Madurai
city, Tamil Nadu , India. The mosque was founded by Kazi Syed Tajuddin, a descendant of the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Muhammad
, who came from Yemen
Yemen
during 13th century and received this land from the King Kulasekara Ku(n) Pandiyan . The mosque which was the first Muslim place of worship in Madurai.

The mosque, which can accommodate about 2,500 people, is within 500 metres of the Periyar (central) bus stand, within one kilometre south-east of Madurai
Madurai
Junction railway station and 800 meters south west of the Meenakshi Temple
Meenakshi Temple
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Maqbara
Maqbara
* 2 Madrasasa * 3 Kazi & Imams * 4 Management * 5 External links * 6 References

MAQBARA

Madurai
Madurai
Maqbara
Maqbara
, the dargah of Madurai
Madurai
Hazrats (Meer Ahamad Ibrahim, Meer Amjad Ibrahim and Syed Abdus Salaam Ibrahim - descendants of Muhammad) is located inside the mosque. Almost all of Kazi Syed Thajuddheen's descendants (Huqdars of this mosque called as Syeds) have lived in the same locality (Kazimar street ) for more than 700 years, and have managed the mosque since then. Syed Tajuddin was appointed as Kazi of the sultans, and still his descendants who live at Kazimar street, Madurai
Madurai
, are appointed as Kazis to the Government of Tamil Nadu. All Syeds belong to the Sunni sect of Islam , its Hanafi school and most of the descendants of Kazi Syed Tajuddin are shazulis who follow the Sufi order Fassiyatush Shadhiliya.

MADRASASA

Kazi Syed Tajuddin arabi Madrasah is located inside the mosque campus in which around 120 students learn basic Arabic. Moulavi Hafil Syed Alimullah baqavi runs this Madrasah.

KAZI ">

* ^ http://indica.co.in/kazimar-big-mosque * ^ Shokoohy, Mehrdad (2003). Muslim
Muslim
Architecture of South India: The Sultanate of Ma\'bar and the traditions of maritime settlers on the Malabar and Coramandel Coasts (Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Kerala
and Goa). Inter- India
India
Publications. ISBN 0-415-30207-2 . * ^ http://www.etownmadurai.com/kazimar-big-mosque-and-maqbara * ^ http://www.dinamalar.com/360_view_detail.asp?id=407#top * ^ http://www.maqbara.com/index.php * ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Regions-earliest-interface-with-Islam-was-here/articleshow/34263769.cms

Coordinates : 9°54′46″N 78°06′51″E / 9.91275°N 78.1142°E / 9.91275; 78.1142

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India

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Pathar Masjid

PUNJAB

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DELHI

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and Tomb * Khirki Masjid * Kotla Mubarakpur Complex * Lal Masjid, Delhi
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Dargah
* Moth Ki Masjid * Nizamuddin Markaz Masjeed * Purana Qila
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* Qila-i-Kuhna Mosque
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* Qutb complex * Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki
Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki
* Shia Jama Masjid, Delhi
Delhi
* Sunehri Masjid (Chandni Chowk) * Sunehri Masjid (Red Fort) * Red Mosque, Delhi
Delhi

UTTAR PRADESH

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Atala Masjid, Jaunpur
* Babri Masjid
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* Eidgah, Kheri * Gyanvapi Mosque
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Taj Mahal
* Ziarat Shareef
Ziarat Shareef
* Great Mosque, Budaun

BIHAR

* Pathar ki Masjid * Sher Shah Suri Masjid

GUJARAT

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* Baba Lului\'s Mosque
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* Dastur Khan\'s Mosque
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* Haibat Khan\'s Mosque
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* Malik Isan\'s Mosque
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* Miya Khan Chishti\'s Mosque
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* Mohammed Ghous Mosque
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* Qutub-e-Alam\'s Mosque
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* Qutbuddin Mosque
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* Rani Rupamati\'s Mosque
Mosque
* Rani Sipri\'s Mosque
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* Saiyad Usman Mosque
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* Sarkhej Roza\'s Mosque
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* Sardar Khan\'s Mosque
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* Shahpur Mosque
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* Shah-e-Alam\'s Mosque
Mosque
* Sidi Bashir Mosque
Mosque
* Sidi Saiyyed Mosque
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* Shah Wajihuddin\'s Mosque
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MADHYA PRADESH

* Taj-ul-Masajid
Taj-ul-Masajid

WEST BENGAL

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* Fauti Masjid
Fauti Masjid
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Nizamat Imambara
* Madina Mosque
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* Bari Mosque, Pandua * Furfura Sharif * Hooghly Imambara * Khustigiri * Nakhoda Masjid * Patharchapuri
Patharchapuri
* Kherur Mosque, Sagardighi * Rajnagar * Tipu Sultan Mosque
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* Katra Masjid * Maniktala
Maniktala
Haqqani Masjid of Haqqani Anjuman

ASSAM

* Panbari Mosque
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MAHARASHTRA

* Haji Ali Dargah
Dargah
* Jama Masjid, Mumbai * Masjid Ghareeb Nawaz
Masjid Ghareeb Nawaz
* Jama Masjid, Nagpur

KARNATAKA

* Jama Masjid, Bijapur * Jama Masjid Gulbarga

TELANGANA

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* Makkah Masjid * Spanish Mosque
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* Toli Masjid

KERALA

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Edappally Juma Masjid
* Kolloorvila Juma Masjid
Kolloorvila Juma Masjid
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* Mampuram Mosque
Mosque
* Mishkal Mosque
Mosque
* Muchundi Mosque
Mosque
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Palayam Juma Masjid
* Juma Masjid, Pullancheri * Shahre Mubarak Grand Masjid * Tahir Masjid * Thazhathangady Juma Masjid

TAMIL NADU

* Bahram Jung Mosque
Mosque
* Casa Verona\'s Mosque
Mosque
* Dharma Kidangu Mosque
Mosque
* Goripalayam Mosque
Mosque
* Hafiz Ahmad Khan Mosque
Mosque
* Jumma Masjid of Kilakarai * Kazimar Big Mosque * Begumpur Mosque, Dindigul * Makkah Masjid * Masjid Mamoor * Masjid e Mahmood, Choolaimedu * Masjid-o-Anwari * Meltheru and Keeltheru Mosques * Muhyuddin Andavar Mosque
Mosque
* Periamet Mosque
Mosque
* Thousand Lights Mosque
Mosque
* Triplicane Labbai Jamaath Masjid * Sungam Mosque
Mosque

PUDUCHERRY

* Khutba Mosque, Pondicherry * Meeran Mosque
Mosque

HARYANA

* Kabuli Bagh Mosque
Mosque

CHHATTISGARH

* Jama Masjid, Bhilai
Jama Masjid, Bhilai

UTTARAKHAND

* Jama Masjid Paltan Bazar * Jama Masjid Dhamawala * Jama Masjid Kanwali

RAJASTHAN

* Ajmer Sharif