The Masjid of Akhund Mullah is a small but prominent mosque in the city of Srinagar. It was constructed by DaraShikoh, the eldest son of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his teacher AkhunMulla Shah. The shrine is a living example of the sacred relationship between a teacher and a student.
The mosque has been built using grey limestone which is peculiar to the Kashmir Valley. The bright polish of the stone makes the structure very beautiful. A stone lotus with engravings and special prayer chambers are the main features of the mosque. It is believed that the engravings were done around 1649 during which the valley was ruled by the Mughal Sultanate.