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Poa-Mecca, Sualkuchi Overview

A celebrated holy shrine of Muslims, Poa-Mecca is situated just next to Madhav temple. As per the inscriptions on the wall of the mosque, it was built in the year 1657 by Mir Lutufullah-i-Shiraji under the rule of Shahjahan.

It is considered that worshipping at this mosque make the devotee gain a one-fourth of the enlightenment of that gained by worshipping at Mecca and hence Poa-Mecca (poa means one-fourth). A tomb of Gyasuddin Aulia is also located in front of the mosque and is believed along with the mosque to be built on a land which in some quantity is supposed to be brought from Mecca.

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