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List of Hindu Temples Destroyed an Converted to Mosques in Andhra Pradesh ana Telangana by Muslims

LIST OF HINDU TEMPLES DESTROYED AND CONVERTED TO MOSQUES IN ANDHRA  PRADESH & TELANGANA BY MUSLIMS We give below, state-wi...


LIST OF HINDU TEMPLES DESTROYED AND CONVERTED TO MOSQUES IN ANDHRA PRADESH & TELANGANA BY MUSLIMS

We give below, state-wise and district-wise, the particulars of Muslim monuments which
stand on the sites and/or have been built with the materials of Hindu temples, and which
we wish to recall as witnesses to the role of Islam as a religion and the character of Muslim
rule in medieval India. The list is the result of a preliminary survey. Many more Muslim
monuments await examination. Local traditions which have so far been ignored or
neglected, have to be tapped on a large scale.

We have tried our best to be exact in respect of locations, names and dates of the
monuments mentioned. Even so, some mistakes and confusions may have remained. It is
not unoften that different sources provide different dates and names for the same
monument. Many Muslim saints are known by several names, which creates confusion in
identifying their mazãrs or dargãhs. Some districts have been renamed or newly, created
and a place which was earlier under one district may have been included in another. We
shall be grateful to readers who point out these mistakes so that they can be corrected in
our major study. This is only a brief summary.

By: Sita Ram Goel

It should be kept in mind that the list below doesn’t include all the temples destroyed by Muslims and which were converted to mosques. The below is the list of mosques and
Darghas where evidence exists of having been made after destroying the temples at
these locations. In many mosques, Muslim rulers were able to eradicate all signs of
temples and hence not given in below list.

Anyone is free to visit the below list of mosques and see the remnants and materials of
Hindu temples used in their construction. Archaeological Survey of India should conduct
an excavation of below mosques to find out more about the ancient temples in these
locations and possible mass graves around the mosque sites.

I. ADILABAD DISTRICT
Mahur
1. Masjid in the Fort on the hill. Temple site.

II. ANANTAPUR DISTRICT
Gooty
 2. Gateway to the Hill Fort. Temple materials used.

Kadiri
 3. Jami Masjid. Temple site.

Konakondla
  4. Masjid in the bazaar. Temple materials us

Penukonda
  5. Fort. Temple materials used.
  6. Masjid in the Fort. Converted Temple.
  7. Sher Khans Masjid (1546) Converted Temple.
  8. Dargah of Babayya. Converted Azzara Temple.
  9. Jami Masjid (1664-65). Temple site.
10. Dargah of Shah Fakbrud-dîn (1293-94). Temple site.

Tadpatri
 11. Jami Masjid (1695-96). Temple site.
 12. Idgãh completed in 1725-26. Temple site.

Thummala
13. Masjid (1674-75). Temple site.

III. CUDDAPAH DISTRICT

Cuddapah
 14. Bhãp Sãhib-kî-Masjid (1692). Temple site.
 15. Idgãh (1717-18). Temple site.
 16. Bahãdur Khãn-kî-Masjid (1722-23). Temple site.
 17. Dargãh of Shãh Amînud-Dîn Gesû Darãz (1736-37). Temple site.

Duvvuru
 18. Masjid. Temple site.

Gandikot
 19. Jãmi Masjid (1690-91). Temple site.

Gangapuru
 20. Masjid. Temple site.

Gundlakunta
 21. Dastgîrî Dargãh. Temple site.

Gurrumkonda
 22. Fort and several other Muslim buildings. Temple materials used.

Jammalmaduguu
 23. Jãmi Masjid (1794-95). Temple site.

Jangalapalle
 24. Dargãh of Dastgîr Swãmî. Converted Jangam temple.

Siddhavatam
 25. Qutb Shãhî Masjid (restored in 1808). Temple materials used.
 26. Jãmi Masjid (1701). Temple materials used.
 27. Dargãh of Bismillãh Khãn Qãdirî. Temple materials used.
 28. Fort and Gateways. Temple materials used.
 29. Chowk-kî-Masjid. Temple site.

Vutukuru
 30. Masjid at Naligoto. Temple site.
 31. Masjid at Puttumiyyapeta. Temple site.

IV. EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT

Bikkavolu
 32. Masjid. Temple materials used.

V. GUNTUR DISTRICT

Nizampatnam
 33. Dargãh of Shãh Haidrî (1609). Temple site

Vinukonda
 34. Jãmi Masjid (1640-41). Temple site.

VI. HYDERABAD DISTRICT

Chikalgoda
 35. Masjid (1610). Temple site.

Dargah
 36. Dargãh of Shãh Walî (1601-02). Temple site.

Golconda
 37. Jãmi Masjid on Bãlã Hissãr. Temple site.
 38. Tãrãmatî Masjid. Temple site.

Hyderabad
 39. Dargãh of Shãh Mûsã Qãdirî. Temple site.
 40. Masjid on the Pirulkonda Hill (1690). Temple site.
 41. Tolî Masjid (1671). Temple materials used.
 42. Dargãh of Miãn Mishk (d. 1680). Temple site.
 43. Dargãh of Mumin Chup in Aliyãbãd (1322-23). Temple site.
 44. Hãjî Kamãl-kî-Masjid (1657). Temple site.
 45. Begum Masjid (1593). Temple site.
 46. Dargãh of Islãm Khãn Naqshbandî. Temple site.
 47. Dargãh of Shãh Dãûd (1369-70). Temple site.
 48. Jãmi Masjid (1597). Temple site.

Maisaram
 49. Masjid built by Aurangzeb from materials of 200 temples demolished after the fall of
Golconda.

Secunderabad
 50. Qadam RasUl. Temple site.

Sheikhpet
 51. Shaikh-kî-Masjid (1633-34). Temple site.
 52. SarãiwAlî Masjid (1678-79). Temple tite.

VII. KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT

Dharampuri
 53. Masjid (1693). TrikûTa Temple site.

Elangdal
 54. Mansûr Khãn-kî-Masjid (1525). Temple site.
 55. Alamgîrî Masjid (1696). Temple site.

Kalesyaram
 56. Ãlamgîrî Masjid. Temple site.

Sonipet
 57. Ãlamgîrî Masjid. Temple site.

Vemalvada
 58. Mazãr of a Muslim saint. Temple site.

VIII. KRISHNA DISTRICT

Gudimetta
59. Masjid in the Fort, Temple materials used.

Guduru
60. Jãmi Masjid (1497). Temple materials used.

Gundur
61. Jãmi Masjid. Converted temple.

Kondapalli
62. Masjid built in 1482 on the site of a them
63. Gachinãlã Masjid (1729-30). Temple site.

Havli
64. Jãmi Masjid. Temple materials used.

Karimuddula
65. Dargãh. Akkadevi Temple materials used.

Kottakot
66. Jãmi Masjid (1501). Temple site.

Kurnool
67. Pîr Sãhib-kã-Gumbad (1637-38). Temple site.
68. Jãmi Masjid (1667). Temple site.
69. Lãl Masjid (1738-39). Temple site.

Pasupala
70. Kalãn Masjid. Temple site.

Sanjanmala
71. Masjid. Temple sites.

Siddheswaram
72. Ashurkhãna. Temple materials used.

Yadavalli
73. Mazãr and Masjid. Temple sites.

Zuhrapur
74. Dargãh of Qãdir Shãh Bukhãrî. Temple site.

X. MAHBUBNAGAR DISTRICT

Alampur
75. Qalã-kî-Masjid. Temple materials used.

Jatprole
76. Dargãh of Sayyid Shãh Darwish. Temple materials used.

Kodangal
77. Dargãh of Hazrat Nizãmud-Din. Temple site.
78. Jãmi Masjid. Temple site.

Kundurg
79. Jãmi Masjid (1470-71). Temple site.

Pargi
80. Jãmi Masjid (1460). Temple site.

Somasila
81. Dargãh of Kamãlud-Dîn Baba (1642-43) Temple site.

XI. MEDAK DISTRICT

Andol
82. Old Masjid. Temple site.

Komatur
83. Old Masjid. Temple site.

Medak
84. Masjid near Mubãrak Mahal (1641). VishNu Temple site.
85. Fort, Temple materials used.

Palat
86. Masjid. Temple site.

Patancheru
87. Jãmi Masjid. Temple materials used.
88. Dargãh of Shykh Ibrãhîm known as Makhdûmji (1583). Temple site.
89. Ashrufkhãna. Temple site.
90. Fort (1698). Temple materials used.

XII. NALGONDA DISTRICT

Devarkonda
91. Qutb Shãhî Masjid. Temple materials used.
92. Dargãh of Sharîfud-Din (1579). Temple site.
93. Dargãh of Qãdir Shãh Walî (1591). Temple site.

Ghazinagar
94. Masjid (1576-77). Temple site.

Nalgonda
95. Garhî Masjid. Temple site.
96. Dargãh of Shãh Latîf. Temple site.
97. Qutb Shãhî Masjid (Renovated in 1897). Temple site.

Pangal
98. Ãlamgîrî Masjid. Temple site.

XIII. NELLORE DISTRICT

Kandukuru
99. Four Masjids. Temple sites.

Nellore
100. Dargãh named Dargãmittã. Akkasãlîsvara Temple materials used.

Podile
101. Dargãh. Temple site.

Udayagiri
102. Jãmi Masjid (1642-43). Temple materials used.
103. Chhotî Masjid (1650-51). Temple materials used.
104. Fort. Temple materials used.

XIV. NIZAMABAD DISTRICT

Balkonda
105. Patthar-kî-Masjid. Temple site.
106. Idgãh. Temple site.

Bodhan
107. Deval Masjid. Converted Jain temple.
108. Patthar-kî-Masjid. Temple site.
109. Ãlamgîrî Masjid (1654-55). Temple site.

Dudki
110. Ashrufkhãna. Temple materials used.

Fathullapur
111. Muaskarî Masjid (1605-06). Temple site.

XV. OSMANABAD DISTRICT

Ausa
112. Jãmi Masjid (1680-81). Temple site.

XVI. RANGAREDDY DISTRICT

Maheshwar
113. Masjid (1687). Madanna Pandits Temple site.

XVII. SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT

Icchapuram
114. Several Masjids. Temple sites.

Kalingapatnam
115. DargAh of Sayyid Muhammad Madnî Awliyã (1619-20). Temple materials used.

Srikakulam
116. Jãmi Masjid (1641- 42). Temple site.
117. Dargãh of Bande Shãh Walî (1641- 42). Temple site.
118. Atharwãlî Masjid (1671-72). Temple site.
119. Dargãh of Burhãnud-Dîn Awliyã. Temple site.

XVIII. VISHAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT

Jayanagaram
120. Dargãh. Temple site.

Vishakhapatnam
121. Dargãh of Shãh Madnî. Temple site.

XIX. WARANGAL DISTRICT

Zafargarh
122. Jãmi Masjid. Temple site.

XX. WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT

Eluru
121. Fort. Temple materials used.
122. Sawãi Masjid. Converted temple.
123. Qãzi’s House. Somesvara Temple materials used.

Nidavolu
124. Masjid. Mahãdeva Temple materials used.

Rajamundri
125. Jãmi Masjid (1324). Converted Venugopãlaswãmin Temple.

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EVIDENCE IS AVAILABLE THAT IN ANDHRA PRADESH THE ABOVE MENTIONED MOSQUES AND DARGHAS WERE CONSTRUCTED BY DESTROYING HINDU TEMPLES. BUT IN MANY OTHER CASES MUSLIMS SUCCEEDED IN REMOVING ALL TRACES OF TEMPLES FROM THE MOSQUES. IN SUCH CASES ONLY AN EXCAVATION BY ASI WILL REVEAL THE DESTROYED TEMPLES.

WHILE MUSLIMS ASK FOR REBUILDING THE ILLEGAL MOSQUE IN AYODHYA, WHY SHOULD

NOT HINDUS DEMAND THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE DESTROYED TEMPLES IN INDIA?

1 comment

  1. Sr. no. 63 to 79 are missing.

    Besides, After sr. no.96, *Pargi and Somasila* have *NO* serial no.

    *Plz. check omissions, and circulate Revised Post*, Awaiting.

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