Rani Roopmati Mosque Ahmedabad
History About the Mosque
- Hearing to her soft voice while she was bathing at Narmada river
- Looking at her enchanting beauty
Rani Rupmati went with Bahadur and was married according to Hindu-Muslim rites. The poetic love story of Bahadur and Rupmati went to an end when one of the invader named Adham Khan sent by Akbar reached Mandu during 15th century. Sultan Baz Bahadur got defeated by Adham khan and fled to Chittogarh for help. When Adham Khan decided to capture Rani Rupmati looking at her adorable beauty, she poisoned herself and met with death. Later Sultan Baz Bahadur was spared and he joined Akbar’s force.
Collections of Poems
Structure and Architecture
The mosque is designed and characterized by three domes and each such dome is supported by a separate brilliant pillar. The mosque is known for its Indo-sarcenic architecture. Each of the domes is connected to each other with a help of flat roof. The domes are placed in such a way that it allows sunlight inside the entire mosque. When one enters through the entrance, one can have a magnificent views through the windows located in the balcony.
Some of the mosques located next to Rani Roopmati mosque are
- Mosque of Muhafiz Khan and
- Saiyad Usman Mausoleum
Present State of the MosqueIn the present context, Rani Rupmati Mosque is considered as a symbol of love, music and Monument in the city of Ahmedabad. Moreover, the mosque is named and famed as Masjid-e-Najina making it a unique artistic and cultural monument representing love and music.
No doubt, Rani Rupmati Mosque is an embodiment of love and poetry symbolizing 15th century’s lifestyle is a place to view, nurture, enjoy and care for.
Location of the Mosque:
Rani Rupmati Mosque
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001