Beemapally Mosque, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Beemapally, a suburb of Thiruvananthapuram, is right under the flight path of planes landing at the Thiruvananthapuram airport. Beemapally is famous for the mosque known as Beemapally Dargah Shareef and is home to the tomb of Syedunnisa Beema Beevi, a Muslim woman with divine powers, and her son Syedushuhadamaheen Abubacker. Every year there is a festival held to venerate Beema Beevi which attracts thousands of pilgrims from all faiths and castes. Beemapally Masjid is an impressive building with its imposing façade and soaring minarets. The tomb of Beema Beevi, the lady with miraculous powers who is believed to belong to the Prophet Mohammed’s family, is the main attraction at this mosque. People of all faiths come to offer prayers at Beemapally. This famous Islamic place of worship is 12 km from Thiruvananthapuram city.
Beema Umma actually arrived from Arabia and settled in Kannur first time. Then she travelled to Southern kerala and settled in Thiruvalla. It was said that Nagamani Nadar in court of Mathanda varama had affected a severe secret disease below his abdomen and he knew that if the Royal members knew it he would remove from his office. But he didn't find any doctors to cure it.
Later he knew that A lady named Beema Umma in Thiruvalla had some secret medicines and magical cure. So he approched her and his diseae was cured. She only asked him to become Muslim as the reward. It was said that he accepted Islam and gave large amount of his land in Trivandrum to them. So she moved from Thiruvalla to Trivandrum and construced a masjid in the place given to them. That Masjid the present Beema Pally.
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  • One of the great mosques in Kerala. This is an architectural marvel by itself. The surroundings and the pink color of the mosque makes us feel we are in a different world altogether. Reaching here is extremely easy, even if you use Public Transport network. You will get buses regularly from East Fort Bus Stand and it will take a little more that 30 minutes.
  • It is very famous place for worshiper. Many devotees from other religions come to this Daragha to get rid of their problems and to get blessing from the saints. Many Muslims come to offer prayers. Every one Visit this place and get the blessings from saints
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