Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mambazhathurayar Reservoir, Villukuri, Kanyakumari

Mambazhathurayar Reservoir, Villukuri, Kanyakumari
Mambazhathurayar Reservoir is a small irrigation dam located near Villukuri in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. Mambazhathurayar Reservoir is located at about 1 Km from Villukuri, 4 Kms from Villukuri Bus Stop, 10 Kms from Eraniel, 13 Kms from Nagercoil, 33 Kms from Kanyakumari and 68 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Eraniel and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.


Jumma Masjid, Thittu Vilai, Kanyakumari

Jumma Masjid, Thittu Vilai, Kanyakumari
Jumma Masjid is located at Thittu Vilai Town in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. There are 2 floors in this mosque and around 5000 people could pray in this mosque. This Mosque is located on SH45. The Mosque is located at about 100 meters from Thittuvilai Bus Stop, 2 Kms from Derisanamcope, 4 Kms from Azhagiapandipuram, 1.5 Kms from Boothapandi, 14 Kms from Nagercoil, 13 Kms from Aralvaimozhi, 32 Kms from Kanyakumari and 81 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Nagercoil and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.









Location

Peer Mohammed Appa Dargah, Thuckalay, Kanyakumari

Peer Mohammed Appa Dargah, Thuckalay, Kanyakumari
Peer Mohammed Appa Dargah is one of the most renowned Sufi pilgrim centers in Kanyakumari, the southernmost district of Tamil Nadu. It is located in Thuckalay and was dedicated to a Sufi saint Peer Mohammed Sahib who was also a Tamil poet. The vow of sleeping in the Dargah premises is considered sacred.







History
Peer Mohamed Oliyullah Dargha is named after the great philosopher Peer Mohamed Appa, who was born in Tenkasi of Tirunelveli District. After spending some time in Peermedu of Kerala State he came to Thuckalay and stayed permanently. He is a great Tamil poet. He also wrote many books on philosophy. He had very close relationship with the Kings of Chera dynasty. It is believed that he laid the foundation stone for the famous Padmanabhapuram Granite Fort.






Festivals
The Anniversary of this great philosopher and poet is celebrated every year in the Arabic month of Rajab. People from Kerala and Tamil Nadu participate in the celebrations irrespective of their religion. The festival day is declared as local holiday by the state government for the whole district of Kanyakumari.
Connectivity
The Dargah is located at about 700 meters from Thuckalay Bus Stand, 1 Km from Thuckalay, 1.5 Kms from Padmanabhapuram Palace, 3 Kms from Padmanabhapuram, 3 Kms from Thiruvithamcode, 5 Kms from Eraniel, 13 Kms from Colachel, 15 Kms from Nagercoil, 36 Kms from Kanyakumari and 60 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Eraniel and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

Bava Kassim Waliyullah Mosque, Elankadai, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari

Bava Kassim Waliyullah Mosque, Elankadai, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari
Bava Kassim Waliyullah Mosque is located at Elankadai, an outskirt of Nagercoil Town in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. The Mosque is located at about 250 meters from Elankadai Bus Stop, 2 Kms from Nagercoil Railway Station, 2.5 Kms from Nagercoil Bus Stand, 5 Kms from Nagercoil, 17 Kms from Kanyakumari and 83 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Nagercoil and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.



Location

Rifai Masjid, Thengapattinam, Kanyakumari

Rifai Masjid, Thengapattinam, Kanyakumari
Rifai Masjid is located at Thengapattinam Village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. This Mosque is located to the North of Thengapattinam Village and is near Bus Stand. Thengapattinam has the unique and rare distinction of being one of the few first places in India where Islam was propagated and accepted during the time of Prophet Muhammad. Islam got firmly rooted here due to the peaceful propagation of the great spiritual leader Malik ibn Deenar (rah) who came from Arabia in the 7th century through Kodungalur in Kerala. His Arabic team built a big mosque here made of hard rocks which is known here as ‘valiapalli’.

The ancient Arabic history book ‘Rihlathul Muluk’ states that the headquarters of Syed Ubaithath Kazhi’ appointed as the religious propaganda secretary of the district was located here. Many Islamic religious scholars later came to this place to propagate Islam. The Mosque is located at about 100 meters from Thengapattanam Bus Stop, 800 meters from Thengapattanam Beach, 4 Kms from Keezhkulam, 7 Kms from Munchirai, 14 Kms from Marthandam, 13 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 14 Kms from Kollemcode, 17 Kms from Colachel, 20 Kms from Eraniel, 21 Kms from Thuckalay, 40 Kms from Nagercoil, 55 Kms from Kanyakumari and 52 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Kuzhithurai and Eraniel. Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

Malik Deenar Jumma Mosque (Valiyapalli), Thengapattinam, Kanyakumari

Malik Deenar Jumma Mosque (Valiyapalli), Thengapattinam, Kanyakumari
Malik Deenar Jumma Mosque (Valiyapalli) is located at Thengapattinam Village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. The Valiya Palli is located at the centre of Thengapattanam. Valiya Palli, the landmark of this beautiful Village. Thengapattinam has the unique and rare distinction of being one of the few first places in India where Islam was propagated and accepted during the time of Prophet Muhammad. Islam got firmly rooted here due to the peaceful propagation of the great spiritual leader Malik ibn Deenar (rah) who came from Arabia in the 7th century through Kodungalur in Kerala. His Arabic team built a big mosque here made of hard rocks which is known here as ‘valiapalli’.

The ancient Arabic history book ‘Rihlathul Muluk’ states that the headquarters of Syed Ubaithath Kazhi’ appointed as the religious propaganda secretary of the district was located here. Many Islamic religious scholars later came to this place to propagate Islam. The Mosque is located at about 400 meters from Thengapattanam Bus Stop, 750 meters from Thengapattanam Beach, 4 Kms from Keezhkulam, 7 Kms from Munchirai, 14 Kms from Marthandam, 13 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 14 Kms from Kollemcode, 17 Kms from Colachel, 20 Kms from Eraniel, 21 Kms from Thuckalay, 40 Kms from Nagercoil, 55 Kms from Kanyakumari and 52 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Kuzhithurai and Eraniel. Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

Kulathu Palli Mosque, Thengapattinam, Kanyakumari

Kulathu Palli Mosque, Thengapattinam, Kanyakumari
Kulathu Palli Mosque is located at Thengapattinam Village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. This Mosque is located to the west of Thengapattinam Village. Thengapattinam has the unique and rare distinction of being one of the few first places in India where Islam was propagated and accepted during the time of Prophet Muhammad. Islam got firmly rooted here due to the peaceful propagation of the great spiritual leader Malik ibn Deenar (rah) who came from Arabia in the 7th century through Kodungalur in Kerala. His Arabic team built a big mosque here made of hard rocks which is known here as ‘valiapalli’.

The ancient Arabic history book ‘Rihlathul Muluk’ states that the headquarters of Syed Ubaithath Kazhi’ appointed as the religious propaganda secretary of the district was located here. Many Islamic religious scholars later came to this place to propagate Islam. The Mosque is located at about 750 meters from Thengapattanam Bus Stop, 1 Km from Thengapattanam Beach, 4 Kms from Keezhkulam, 7 Kms from Munchirai, 14 Kms from Marthandam, 13 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 14 Kms from Kollemcode, 17 Kms from Colachel, 20 Kms from Eraniel, 21 Kms from Thuckalay, 40 Kms from Nagercoil, 55 Kms from Kanyakumari and 52 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Kuzhithurai and Eraniel. Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.