Social Activities – Anwar Sharieff
Bangalore is home to numerous temples, churches and mosques. Located in the bustling KR Market, the Jumma Masjid is the city's oldest Dating back to the Chola period, the Halasuru Someshwara Temple is the oldest. The 18th century Jamia Masjid also known as Sangeen Masjid and Jumma Masjid It has roots in history dating back to Aurangzeb," said Sayed Abdul Ali, the. Bangalore (Bengaluru), the capital of Karnataka state, India, reflects its multireligious and . The Jumma Masjid located on the Old Poor House Road in the Cantonment area of the city is also said to be one of .. The Jewish presence in Bangalore has been traced to a house dating to at least the early 20th century, called the.
This Trust also strongly supports various Educational Institutions focusing on providing quality education to the deserving. It also supports the ones who are in need of funds for medical treatments or any other major hospital expenses. The Trust aims to advocate and impart Educational values as a solution to the present day problems even while keeping pace with the ever evolving scientific, socio-economic and technical developments. This foundation also financially supports the various big scale projects taken up by engineering students of various institutes.
The foundation conducts Seminars, Mushayras Poets Gathering and various other literary programs in interest to develop and promote Urdu language and literature. The foundation also supports translation works from Urdu to various languages and from various languages to Urdu, particularly Kannada literature to Urdu and Urdu to Kannada language. Further the Board of trustees has been electing me as a Chairman every year continuously from the last 10 years.
Places of worship in Bangalore
Khadriya Masjid This Masjid is a Jewel for Bangalore City, wherein people can perform prayers at any given time. Khudusiya Masjid This masjid is situated in the burial ground. Masjid Al-Qudds This masjid is also situated in the burial Ground. Under Chairmanship of Anwar Sharieff, the income and the corpus funds of the JMTB has grown into many folds and there is an all round development of the properties and other assets of the Trust Board, further the following new educational and other institutions were established.
This stipend is provided to them till the completion of their course. This Trust is also actively involved in community development and serving the weaker sections of the society. Since, inception Anwar Sharieff have been actively involved with the activities of this Trust.
Through this Trust, various Government Urdu Schools are adopted and managed General Secretary, Sadaa-e-Ittehad This is an NGO engaged in promoting and bringing unity and friendship among all sects and schools of thoughts of Muslim community without interfering with their views and practices and also to work for communal harmony among all Indians irrespective of religion, caste or creed.
Events are organized all over Karnataka to foster the relationship between the communities. The remarkable feature of the church is the secular nature of the devotees who throng seeking blessings, particularly on Thursdays and Saturdays. St Mary's Feast is celebrated in September every year when devotees gather at the Church dressed in saffron colour. The service is conducted in English and starts from 9: You will enjoy the worship music and the inspiring motivational word.
Francis Xavier's CathedralSt. Luke's Fort,the St. Joseph's Briand Square,the St.
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A grand photographic history of the Land of Antiquity, the vast Empire of the East Among the Protestant churches, the old and well known ones are the St. Road,Holy Trinity M. Road,St. Mark's Cathedral[ edit ] Main article: Mark's Cathedral, Bangalore St. Its architecture is inspired by the 17th century St Paul's Cathedral.
Found inthe cathedral celebrated its years bicentenary in The church can accommodate people and is considered as the largest "military" church in South India. Andrew's Church, Cubbon Road[ edit ] Main article: Andrew's Church, Bangalore St.
The stained glass windows in the Church depict Lord Jesus and his eight apostles. The walls are adorned with polished brass plaques and a pipe organ installed in is also seen in the Church. John's Church, Cleveland Town[ edit ] Main article: John's Church, Bangalore St.
John's Church  is located in St. The church is the fourth oldest Protestant church in the city, with a distinct red edifice and towering steeple, rising out of the leafy surroundings.
The church is dedicated to St.
Paul's Church, Bangalore St. Paul's has the distinction of being the very first Tamil Anglican Church in the erstwhile Mysore State. It celebrated its th anniversary in May Situated at Arekere off the famed Bannerghetta road is a source of hope and blessing for many. Pradip Mathew a qualified physician,Christian thinker and Apologist is the Pastor of this church.
The parish was founded in and considered as the first orthodox parish in Bangalore. Gregorios Cathedral at hosur road is another important church of the Indian Orthodox Church in Bangalore.
There are11 orthodox churches in Bangalore namely: Gregorios Cathedral, Hosur road St. Mary's Valiyapalli, Jalahalli St. George Church, Indiranagar St. Gregorios church, Mathikere St. Dionysius Church, Dasarahalli St. Stephen's Church, Vijaynagar St. All the churches in the Bangalore region come under the domain of the Metropolitan of the Bangalore diocese, His Grace Dr. Jainism and Jain derasars[ edit ] Jainismtraditionally known as Jainadharma, is an Indian religion and philosophy originating in Ancient India.
The Jains follow the teachings of the 24 Tirthankaras and Mahaviraaccepted as the founder of the faith, was the 24th and lived in the 6th century BCE. Jains have significantly influenced the religious, ethical, political and economic spheres in India for over two millennia. They are best described by the adage that "Business is in their blood. Peace is their badge. Of the 40 odd Jain temples in Bangalore, Digambara -affiliated ones are fewer than the Svetambara -affiliated ones.
Digambara and Svethambara are the two living schools of the Jain community. Digambara monks do not wear clothes since they believe that clothes are like other possessions, increasing dependency and desire for material things, and desire for anything ultimately leads to sorrow.
Svetambara monks and nuns wear white, seamless clothes for practical reasons and believe there is nothing in the Jain Agamas that condemns wearing clothes. The temple constructed in has undergone many renovations and even now is under renovation. But the entrance arch to the temple is intact pictured. A guesthouse for pilgrims, Mahavira Bhavan, Ahimsa Derasar House of non-violence and a well equipped library containing the books on Jainism are part of the temple complex.
The construction of this temple started in the early part of this decade and was completed in The temple is built in white marble with colourful shades. The entrance gate is a nicely sculpted. Two white marble elephants are at the foot steps of stairs to reach the main temple pictured - Sri Rajasthan Jain Svetambara Murtipujaka Sangha and not the Shri Adinath Digambar Jain temple.
Idols of Ghantakarna Mahaveer, Padmavati mata, Nakoda bhairav is also present here. This tirth has got Dharamshala, Bhojanshala, Playground for Children recreation with all modern amenities. On his way back from Sri Lanka he halted at Bangalore. Kempegowda met him and sought his blessings. Gurunanak not only blessed Kempegowda but also told him to develop the place. There are now three Gurudwaras in Bangalore. The first Sikh Gurudwara and the largest in Bangalore near the Ulsoor Lake on the Kensington Road, is an elegant and white structure picturedwhich was opened on April 13, It has been renovated recently with marble floors.
The large prayer hall accommodates about devotees at a time. Special prayers are offered every Sunday. The temple wears a colourful look as special prayers are offered and more than a thousand people from all religions come here to worship. The Sri Guru Singh Sabha which manages the Gurudwara also runs a school, a medical centre and a function hall also provides accommodation a day's stay to the tourists.
However, in the 20th century, Buddha viharas have been established in the State with many monasteries coming up in the state. Bengaluru has many centres of Buddha dharma today as there is a revived interest in the Buddhist approach that combines logical thinking and spirituality. The first act of the Acharya was to plant a sapling of the holy Bodhi Tree from Bodh Gaya at the premises of the proposed Society.
This tree has grown with the Society and is venerated. The Maha Bodhi Society Temple, a relatively new structure, was then built with the main shrine replicating the historic tower at Bodh Gaya.
The Stupa that represents a basic factor in the teaching of the Buddha has also been built at the entrance to the Temple which is made of granite and it enshrines a relic of the Buddha.