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!
Saket, which is now synonymous with glitzy malls, global brands, and a swankier lifestyle, was once dotted by beautiful medieval structures stretching from the Qutub to Chirag Delhi, comprising of the fourth city of Delhi – “Jahanpanah”.
Delhi Karavan will take you to the unknown alleys of the Khirki Village, where the Khirki Masjid, ‘The Window Mosque’ still stands tall amidst a crowd of urbanity, like a breath of fresh air! The next stop would be Sheikh Yusuf Katal Tomb. Still off the usual heritage circuit, this 16th century Lodhi era tomb is hidden away and even difficult to locate on Google. We shall further move to the Satpula Dam, the seven arched waterways of the medieval period, showing the excellent canal system that existed during the Tughlaq’s Sultanate. Experience with us the aesthetic beauty of symmetry of these structures, the multitude of domes and the peace which surrounds the otherwise busy streets and traffic of the posh locales of South Delhi.
If time and logistics permit, we shall also attempt to visit the nearby Dargah of Chiragh e Dehlvi.
Places to be covered:
*Shaykh Usman Saiyah Tomb
* Khirki Masjid
* Sheikh Yusuf Katal Tomb
* Dargah of Roshan E Chirag Dehlvi (if time permits)
Total walking 3.5km
DAY, DATE & TIME: Sunday, 16th Dec, 2018, 9am to 12 noon
MEETING POINT: Main entrance of Select City Walk Mall
Language: Hindustani (Hindi)Urdu)
CHARGES: Rs. 300 per person
In case of any dikkat, please call us at 9818278665.
ESSENTIALS TO CARRY/WEAR:
1) Dress comfortably but conservatively keeping in mind the local religious sentiments because, if time permits, we may visit Chiragh Dilli Dargah . No shorts and skirts allowed. Also, please carry something to cover your head if you wish to go to the dargah
2) A bottle of water.
HOW TO REACH:
Nearest metro station is Malviya Nagar. A quick auto rickshaw ride from there will get you to the meeting point.
Please note that parking of vehicles might pose an issue as there’s no public parking space available (except for that of the malls), please consider the same in case you’re driving down.
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In this tour we take you through the seldom explored alleys of Delhi .. in the neighborhood of the Saket malls .. Chirag Dilli !! Experience one of the most tranquil Sufi Dargah and discover the hidden tomb of a Bahlol Lodhi!
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In this quick episode, we show you some beautiful examples of medieval architecture and Islamic calligraphy evident all around the Qutub Complex! Happy Exploring 🙂
A quick glimpse at the fort ruins, the library and the dargah of Sufi Hzt Syed Saeed Ahmad Mustafa Hashmi within this beautiful park complex! Happy Exploring 🙂
Lagta nahiin hai dil mera .. Zafar’s famous poem.. performed by Arunima 🙂
A poem (Hindi/Urdu) by mom ..about how life manifests in various forms around us.. diverse forms of life.. religions, casts and creeds.. various emotions.. various situations.. and how the nature (or maybe God!) brings us all together .. both in material as well as spiritual ways! Just created a new video for this poem soundtrack that we had published earlier as well back in 2010 🙂
Poetry and Direction: Shashi
Female Vocals: Arunima
Male vocals, Music and Video: Aditya
Mujhmein Har Rang Ab Tumhara Hai.. Ab to keh do ke tu humaara hai!
Recorded this Sufi Qawwali in a New Age rendition around 4 years back! Just crafted a fresh new video for the same ..that attempts to take you on a quick musical journey! The melody features special Turkish string-sections and a Pop/Rock style and the video features my dear friend Asif leading us to the various serene shrines in Delhi 🙂 Hope you’ll like it! Cheers 🙂