Aqsa Mosque, Qadian

Coordinates: 31°49′8″N 75°22′44″E / 31.81889°N 75.37889°E / 31.81889; 75.37889
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Aqsa Mosque in Qadian
LocationQadian, Punjab, India
Aqsa Mosque, Qadian is located in Punjab
Aqsa Mosque, Qadian
Shown within Punjab
Aqsa Mosque, Qadian is located in India
Aqsa Mosque, Qadian
Aqsa Mosque, Qadian (India)
AdministrationAhmadiyya Muslim Community
Geographic coordinates31°49′8″N 75°22′44″E / 31.81889°N 75.37889°E / 31.81889; 75.37889
StylePersian architecture
Minaret(s)1 large, 8 small minarets
Minaret height105 feet[2]

The Aqsa Mosque or Masjid Aqsa is an Ahmadi mosque in Qadian, India. The mosque was built by Mirza Ghulam Murtaza, father of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the founder of the Ahmadiyya movement, in 1876. The mosque had been renovated and extended repeatedly throughout the 20th century by the Ahmadiyya administration and the capacity of the building increased from its initial capacity of 200 to 15,000 by the year 2014.[3] The mosque is situated inside the compound of the family house of Ghulam Ahmad which now serves as the centre of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in India located close to the White Minaret and important offices of the community.[4] The mosque is also a venue for various religious meetings and events. [5]

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  1. ^ "Building of Mosques Worldwide an Ahmadiyya Priority".
  2. ^ "Construction of Minara-tul-Masih Qadian". 20 February 2000.
  3. ^ "Eid Celebrations". Archived from the original on 21 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Aqsa Mosque - Birth Place of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad". Archived from the original on 27 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Ahmadiyya Muslim Men's association Qadian hold annual gathering". 14 September 2015.