non-muslim is prohibited to enter the mosque - sign - lucknow (india)


I don't recall ever seeing a sign that says "Non-Christian is prohibited to enter the church".­

However, in India, Mosques and sacred Hindu shrines are often forbidden to people based on their faith or religion.­ This type of discrimination bothers me.­

Spotted this sign near the Asfi Mosque in the Bara Imambara in Lucknow (India)

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47, Husainabad Trust Road, Husainabad, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­