Over the years, 'Kasargod' acquired the considerable importance as a centre of  Islam on the west coast. It is the site of one of the mosques believed to have been founded by Malik Ibn Dinar. The mosque, Juma Masjid, which is one of the best kept and most attractive in the district, is located at 'Thalangara'.  It contains the grave of Malik Ibn Mohammed, one of the descendants of Malik Ibn Dinar and the place is sacred to  Muslims.   Another notable mosque, in Kasaragod is the Theruvath Mosque which is in the centre of the town.  An important local celebration takes place every year in commemoration of the arrival of 'Malik Ibn Dinar'.  The 'Uroos attract pilgrims' from all over India.


Malik Deenar Grand Juma Masjid,
Thalangara P.O.
Kasaragod - 671122
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