Masjid Baba Dawood Khaki

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Masjid Baba Dawood Khaki is located in the Reshi Bazaar of Anantnagrsquo;s Mohala Khaki Shaban, one of the oldest mosques of the town. The masjid derives its name from Hazrat Sheikh Baba Dawood Khaki, who was a scholar, main Qazi of Kashmir and the main follower of Hazrat Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom Sahib.This mosque is around 600 years old and was visited by Saint Shah Hamdan of Iran, when it was nothing, but only a platform. His son Mir Muhammed Hamdani completed constructing the ground floor of the mosque by 1397 A.D. The rest two floors of the mosque were built by Baba Dawood Khaki himself in 1579 A.D and 1582 A.D respectively. Saint Khaki had erected many such mosques in Anantnag, propagating Islam, which are also named after him. He died in 1587 A.D after living 10 years in Anantnag.

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Near Badamawari Park, Rainawari, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190003

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