A quick vlog by our favorite Storyteller at his favorite place 🙂
A quick tour to Delhi’s Old Fort with Asif Khan Dehlvi 🙂
Here’s our attempt at understanding the paradise called Kashmir .. beyond the border disputes and the Dal Lake! Sharing Part 1 of this new series 🙂 Stay tuned for more!
A quick vlog about Adilabad Fort of Delhi .. a part of the medieval capital of Jahanpanah! With Asif Khan Dehlvi 🙂
Glimpses of a recent tour with global students of National Law University 🙂
Full Video of Humayun’s Tomb Complex tour is given below:
The story of Indian forests and the Forest Research Institute!
Sitting right in the heart of this battleground, we witnessed some amazing stories of the British-Gorkha war of 1814 AD where an army of 400 Gorkhas gave a tough time to a decorated army of 5000 soldiers of the Company!
Built in 1707, almost half a century after Taj Mahal, this lesser known shrine, situated in the heart of Dehradun, is the reason why the town is named so! The construction was patronised by Aurangzeb who dedicated this place to his friend and guide, Sri Guru Ram Rai. This complex is one of the finest examples of artworks of Mughal times ..with marvellous Frescoes, Marble-inlay work (pachchikari) done by the descendants of artists who worked on Taj Mahal.. this place is an oasis of tranquility in Dehradun.
In this episode – the story of Buddhism in Dehradun, Tibetan Buddhism, and the Buddhist connections of Benaras, Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Haryana!
The Changing Face of the Hauz Khas Complex : A Heritage Walk.
Popular as ‘HKV’, in today’s modern lingo, known more for it’s upscale cafés, high end boutiques, antique shops and a bustling hangout was once a repository of culture and knowledge. This charming site has seen several twists and turns with time; it housed a water reservoir built by Alauddin Khilji, converted into a battlefield ushering the beginning of the Tughluq dynasty and got an uplifting during Feroze Shah Tughluq’s reign as he built a Madrasa; a seminary of international repute. It also became his final resting place.
On 9th December, we will walk down these incidents with walk leader, Aditya Pathak and will discuss the peculiar architectural innovations of the Firozian times, which laid the foundation of Indo Islamic architecture.
We’ll also discuss a conjectural reconstruction of the place
The primary structures to be covered in the walk :
● Hauz e Alai
● Madrasa e Feroz Shahi
● A Medieval mosque with innovative architecture
● University Buildings.
● Feroze Shah Tughluqs tomb.
Walk leader : Aditya Pathak
Catch him in action on his YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/adityapathakutube
Day and Date : 9th Dec’2018/Sunday
Timings : 9am to 11:30 am
Language : English/Hindi
Charges : ₹300
Contact number: 9818278665
Meeting Point : mein “Deer Park entrance (near Hauz Khas Village parking)”
Parking is available at the meeting Point.
The nearest metro station is Hauz Khas on the yellow line. Then take an auto to the meeting point. https://goo.gl/maps/PaG9YbRb4Go
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/364088394138826