“Khidki se Dilli” – Exploring the lesser-known trail

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
* Satpula
* 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.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/213137589612782/

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Deer Park : Greenzones of Delhi – Hauz Khas – Part 2

 

The Greenzones of Delhi is a series of nature walks where we explore the big beautiful green areas of the city. 💚 🌳🦋🌺 In this tour we will walk from Rose Garden to Deer Park while identifying flora and fauna plus the participants will learn how to play an important role for conserving our environment.🌱 The greenery which sustains us has been getting destroyed in the name of “development” and illegal encroachments, while all the compensatory plantations is just on paper, ultimately destroying our health and future.

 

#newdelhi #nature #adventure #exploration #wildlife #birdlover

Nature Walk and Sound Healing Session at Lodhi Garden :)

Welcoming you all to this novel event… We’ll take you through the greens of Lodhi Gardens and there’s also a live #Sound #Healing #MeditationMusic session that I have specially curated with some hand picked Soundscapes 😊🎶🙏👌🍀☀ hope to see you there ☺ blessings for all!

Event details:  https://www.facebook.com/events/115833419188540/

Date/time: Sunday, 12 November 2017 – 9:00am-11:00am

Venue: Lodhi Garden, New Delhi

Meditative Walk at Indraprastha Park – Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda)

Meditative Walk at Indraprastha Park – Vishwa Shanti Stupa / World Peace Pagoda (with Relaxing Music)

Dilli ki aakhri bahar – Dilliwaalahs and anecdotes from the bygone era :)

Interesting anecdotes from the everyday lives of Dilliwaallahs from the bygone era!
Culture, tradition, and tehzeeb … poets, literature, food, festivals .. and the people of Dilli ! All of this and more in this beautiful storytelling session by Asif Khan Dehlvi .. Enjoy 🙂

Jahanpanah City Forest

Explore the native trees of Delhi and the Flora Fauna around! Hug and climb the trees..run after butterflies.. and be greensured of super fun! 🙂 Join in for a guided Nature Walk at JAHANPANAH City Forest 🙂
Led by the talented and sweet friends from New Delhi Nature Society and Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). Happy Exploring!!

Afsana-e-Dilli – a small milestone with friends :)

A small milestone.. and an interesting coincidence 🙂 Our lovingly crafted video about the story of Delhi “Afsana e Dilli” gathered 1.5K views today… and coincidentally some of the artistes who had worked on this video happened to be together this morning 🙂 🙂 so we happily ceased the moment here 🙂 
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#friends #delhi #history #storytelling #heritage
Link to the VIDEO >> https://youtu.be/dFo95NxUgN0