The mosque is a relic of ancient religious scholars Besari Mohammad is said to be descendants of the Prophet Muhammad. He was known as a powerful cleric and virtuous. Narrated, the mosque was once a man named Mas Burhan learn that later known as Raden Ronggo Warsito, a great poet of the Kingdom of Surakarta. The mosque is located in the district Jetis.
Located in the village Tegalsari Jetis District. This mosque is a relic Kyai Ageng Besari Hasan, a great scholar who lived about the year 1742 in the reign of Sunan Pakubuwono II.
Tegalsari mosques have been built around the XVII century by Hasan Besari Kyai Ageng. At first the size of the mosque was still relatively small. The mosque building expanded again by the grandson of Hasan Kyai Ageng Besari, namely Kyai Kasan Besari to accommodate more number of pilgrims. Kyai is successful Islamize society to the slopes of Mount Lawu of Ponorogo.
Tegalsari Mosque is Islam’s biggest broadcasting center in the district of Ponorogo. In the mosque was also founded Pondok Tegalsari very famous and have thousands of students, coming from all over Java and the surrounding soil.
Many alumni of the cottage Tegalsari public figure recorded in the history of Indonesia, including Java poet R. Ng. Ranggawarsita, Cokroaminoto HOS national movement leaders, and so forth. Majid and Pondok Tegasari have close links with the story of the escape Sunan Pakubuwono Ponorogo II to the region. In Sunan Pakuwuwono II cottage is a few days and get guidance Kyai Ageng Besari Hasan.
Mosque with this java architecture exists at 36 poles, which means the number of carers / guardians Songo (3 +6 = 9) who spread Islam in Java and a portrait of a conical roof Greatness of Allah SWT. And stored in the mosque is also 400-year-old book written by Ronggo Warsito.
Tegalsari mosque complex consists of three parts:
* Dalem Gede / small kingdom that was once the seat of government
* A Mosque
* Complex tomb Kyai Ageng Mohamad Large