The untold love story of Dara Shikoh and Rana Dil!

Just hit Play on the video below to reach the beautiful gardens of Humayun’s Tomb and let this blessed story-teller weave this love-story for you 🙂

Storytelling by: Asif Khan Dehlvi
Filmed by: Arunima
Event by Delhi Karavan: https://www.facebook.com/events/972109406213198/

The shrine of Mirza Abdul Qadir Bedil Dehlawi (Bagh-e-Bedil) : Neighborhood of Old Fort – Episode 5

In this episode, we visit the place that is believed to be the burial place of Abdul Qadir Bedil – a celebrated poet of the 17th century.
Here, we get to know about the following aspects in connection with the site:

  • Bedil – one of the most well known and revered poets of Persian language
  • The poetry societies, run by Afghan taxi drivers of Washington DC, dedicated to Bedil’s poetry
  • Ghalib’s high opinion of Bedil’s poetry
  • The story around Aurangzeb’s order and Bedil’s remark
  • The argument about Bedil’s actual burial place

Hope you enjoy! 🙂