Dil-e-naadaan: Celebrating Ghalib :)

दिल-ए-नादाँ तुझे हुआ क्या है .. आख़िर इस दर्द की दवा क्या है  – Ghalib

Our cover version of this famous ghazal by Mirza Ghalib ..esp on the great poet’s birthday 🙂

Celebrating Ghalib: Revisiting the times of Mirza Ghalib!

On the birth anniversary of the great poet, we revisit the lanes of  Purani Dilli, a medieval haveli, the sound of tabla and much more from the times of Mirza Ghalib 🙂

Episode #1

 

Episode #2

Mazaar-e-Ghalib : Celebrating Ghalib on his birthday :)

A Heritage Walk to the mazaar of the great poet Mirza Ghalib at the Nizamuddin area of Delhi, India!

 

Shahjahanabad ki saer – Heritage tour at Old Delhi

Join in for this grand virtual tour of Shahjahanabad (Old Delhi).. as the talented storyteller Asif Khan Dehlvi (Delhi Karavan) takes us through the alleys, anecdotes, life and times of “Ghalib” and some awesome Foods from Purani Dilli 🙂 Happy Exploring 🙂

More info about the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/437036189827964/

Remembering Ghalib : Mazaar-e-Ghalib

A tribute to the master poet Ghalib on his birthday ..we take you to this peaceful courtyard amidst the hustle and bustle of Nizamuddin basti where the great poet rests in peace! Join us in remembering the maestro! – Mazaar-e-Ghalib!

Dilli ki Tehzeeb – a heritage walk at Old Delhi (video)

Tracing “Dilli ki Tehzeeb” – a heritage walk at Old Delhi by The e-Heritage Project: Digitally Enhancing India’s Heritage and Delhi Karavan​ ..for those who missed the awesome event and for those who would like to relive the experience ..here’s the video! Happy Exploring 🙂

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Dil-e-naadaan tujhe hua kya hai – a “Ghalib” ghazal by Arunima and Aditya :)

Recorded a Ghazal with sis this weekend .. written by the lord of Urdu poetry .. Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib .. and composed by the maestro of new-age Ghazals ..Jagjit Singh ji 🙂 We loved the whole experience..hope you’ll enjoy as well 🙂 Blessings!

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Original Song credits:
Poetry: Mirza Ghalib
Music: Jagjit Singh
Vocals: Chitra Singh

Mazaar-e-Ghalib (Ghalib’s grave) : Nizamuddin Basti Part 2

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As we proceeded to explore the Nizamuddin Basti further we reached this old graveyard belonging to the Loharu dynasty. This is the final resting ground of the great poet Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan ‘Ghalib’. Join us in this quick virtual journey to this place as the story-teller takes you back to the days of Ghalib and Zafar! Happy Exploring 🙂

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! 🙂

Celebrating GHALIB – Episode 2

Celebrating GHALIB (Episode 2) – Let us take you to the place where the great poet Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan “Ghalib” once lived!

For all lovers of GHALIB ..here’s the final episode of our visit to his Haveli. Interesting anecdotes from Ghalib’s life, Poetry, Lanes of Old Delhi and much more in here! Enjoy