The Thousand Doors Mosque Has a Giant Tasbih Inside

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Giant Tasbih Inside, Banten is very famous for its religious tourism destinations. There are a number of tombs from Sultans to Sheikhs, Waliyullah, to historic mosques that became places for the spread of Islam.

.One of them is the Thousand Doors Mosque which has the original name of the Great Mosque of Nurul Yakin, which is located in Kampung Bayur Rt 01/Rw.03, Priuk, Tangerang City.

Is one of the centers of the spread of Islam on the western tip of the island of Java. .This thousand door mosque was founded in 1978 by the late Sheikh Al-Bakhir Mahdi, a resident of Arab descent who local people call him Sheikh Al-Bakhir Mahdi.

The construction of the Thousand Doors Mosque did not use design drawings like when building other buildings. .you could say design.

The Thousand Doors Mosque stands on an area of ​​1 hectare and is in the middle of a residential area. The Thousand Doors Mosque has its own uniqueness and beauty.

 Giant Tasbih Inside

The mosque of a thousand doors is believed to be one of the places for the spread of Islam by its founders. .it is said that the distribution is done by distributing basic necessities to the poor and orphans.

The thousand door mosque has another uniqueness, which is a giant tasbih on display in the room. Has 99 grains with a diameter of 10 centimeters. Every item of the name Asma’ul-Husna. .it is said that the tasbih is the largest in Indonesia. On several mosque doors and the front fence, Giant Tasbih the number 999 can be seen.

According to the mosque management, this number is a collection of the names of Allah and the names of nine guardians (wali songo).

Every aisle in this mosque is equipped with a guide. .and, one of the many passages leads to a basement called the prayer room. This space is commonly used by Al Faqir and other worshipers for istiqomah.

.Historically, the founder of the mosque was an Arab-born Islamic propagator named Sheikh Al-Bakhir Mahdi Hasan Al-Qudrotillah Al-Muqoddam. One of the uniqueness of this mosque is the condition of each room which is partitioned to form a room like a prayer room. .each room is given a name, such as the Fathul qorib prayer room, Tanbihul Alqofilin, Durojatun Annasikin, Safinatu-Jannah, Fatimah to Ratu Ayu prayer room. The area of ​​each prayer room is about 4 meters.

.a glimpse of this thousand door mosque, founded in 1978 by Sheikh Al-Bakhir Mahdi, a citizen of Arab descent called Al-Faqir. All development financing was borne by himself, Al-Fakir died on the 1st of Ramadan 2012. .Furthermore, the management of this thousand-door mosque was continued by the four fourth sons, namely Khairul Zaman, Khainul Yakin, Fatwa Paku Alam, and Khairullah.

As one example, local residents gave him the title Mahdi Hasan Al-Qudratillah Al-Muqoddam. .reportedly, Al-Faqir is also building similar mosques in Karawang, Madiun, and several other cities in Indonesia. The construction of this mosque did not even use design drawings. There is no basic design that can display a certain style of architectural drawing.

.some gates are very ornate following the architectural features of the Baroque era, but some are even very similar to Mayan and Aztec architecture.

The pilgrims will mainly come during the days of the greatness of Islam, or just before the month of Ramadan, and certain days. .like a kilo friday night or a certain night. These visible pilgrims, generally come from Bandung, Kerawang, Jakarta. In addition, there are also various pilgrims from Kalimantan and Aceh.

.According to one resident of the mosque, the Thousand Doors Mosque is often visited by people from various regions. They come for religious tourism or pilgrimage to the tomb of Sheikh Al Faqir Mahdi.

When you enter the mosque, there are many doors and you pass through dark hallways. .every aisle in this mosque is equipped with a guide so you don’t have to worry about getting lost if you are in it.

One of the many passages leads to a basement called the tasbih room. .This space is commonly used by Al Faqir and other worshipers for istiqomah. In addition, there is also another uniqueness that you can see, namely giant prayer beads displayed in the room. Which has 99 grains and each grain is 10 centimeters in diameter. .each item bearing the name Asma’ul-Husna. It is said that the tasbih is one of the largest in Indonesia.

Several mosque doors and the front fence can be seen showing the number 999. According to the mosque management, this number is a combination of the number of the names of Allah and the names of nine guardians (wali songo).

.every aisle in this mosque is equipped with a guide. And, one of the many passages leads to a basement called the prayer room. This space is commonly used by Al Faqir and other worshipers for istiqomah.

Are you curious about the Thousand Doors Mosque? .to reach the Thousand Doors Mosque itself, the method is quite easy to reach by car and only a few minutes from the center of Tangerang City.

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