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Mosque at ancestral village

This is the shot of a mosque back at my ancestral village. This village, Banganapalli, is native to my grand parents. A little far away from the village, may be 5-7kms away, lies a hill. On top of which is this mosque built. It’s called “Maula ka pahaad”, meaning the hill of Maula.

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A flight of stairs that begin at the foot hill, to reach the mosque on the peak. To get a better shot I took this after reaching a bit closer to the mosque.

 

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Entrance to the mosque

 

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At the mosque entrance door, you'll notice some locks on the chains that hang down from the top of the door. It's a belief that when people pray and place a lock on these chains, their wishes are granted. There are mosques in the city I live in but I have not seen this belief there.

 

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Past the entrance lies a huge court-yard. Which has trees, tombs, and resting place for people. This guy was resting in the shade of the tree.

 

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Interior of the mosque

 

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I clicked this while returning back. It's my mom and my aunts, talking. My mom's on the extreme right.

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