Khalji’s Madrasa and Tomb at Qutub Complex, Mehrauli, Delhi

A quick tour of Alauddin Khilji’s madrasa and tomb complex within the Qutub complex!

The Alai Minar @ Qutub Complex

The story of an ambitious Sultan and his unfinished minaret from the medieval times 🙂

The Qutub Complex : An introduction (video)

An introduction to the Qutub Complex and the various monuments and places of interest that the complex houses within!

This complex houses the famous minaret, the Qutub Minar and several other historical and architectural gems built during the medieval times. Apart from the Qutub Minar, the Indo-Islamic architecture and the beautiful calligraphy all around the complex are noteworthy!

So now, without using more words, lemme just take you on a virtual heritage walk to this grand and royal complex from medieval India 🙂

In this first episode of this multi-part series we introduce you to the political and cultural situation in this part of the world during medieval times and also give you a glimpse of the various monuments and structures situated within the Qutub Complex!

Happy Exploring 🙂

Aashiq Allah Dargaah – Sanjay Van Qila Lal Kot : Episode 6

AASHIQ ALLAH DARGAAH and more – the final Episode in our video series about SANJAY VAN. Video Link >> http://youtu.be/fnhbg4yNAMk
In this episode we get to know about some very prominent SUFI saints of the Sultanate era ..and even older. We learn about the KHIZRGAAH/Chillagaah in this ridge area where people from across the world visit.. the austere mystical practice of CHILLA-e-MAAKOOS and the spiritual sanctity of the MYSTICAL WELL nearby. We also get to explore the peaceful Aashiq Allah Dargaah, a prominent place of interest in this area. Hope you’ll like this episode

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NEELA HAUZ : Exploring Sanjay Van – Qila Lal Kot – Episode 5

In this episode we visit one of the channels of the ancient pond NEELA HAUZ! We discuss about the stories and history associated with this place, the times of Tomars, the Sultanate era of Delhi and also the modern day situation of this waterbody. Hope you’ll like this green little ecosystem right in the heart of Delhi..adorned with so many Historic and Heritage sites around! Happy Exploring 🙂

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Exploring Sanjay Van : Qila Lal Kot – Episode 2 (South-Central Ridge – Delhi)

RUINS from the days of Prithviraj Chauhan – QILA LAL KOT.. an enigmatic HAMAAM amidst a lush green city-forest .. and more awesomeness from these hidden Haunted greens of Delhi in this episode!

Exploring Sanjay Van – Episode 1 (South-Central Ridge – Delhi)

One of the key ridge areas in Delhi, Sanjay Van (a City Forest) houses a plethora of Flora and Fauna within. There are hamaams, ponds, lakes, blue bulls, butterflies, peacocks and whole lot of forms in which LIFE manifests in this green lung of Delhi! And all of this is safely secured within the walls of the historical QILA LAL KOT – a fort that has seen Delhi in all its known and unknown forms right from the pre-Sultanate days! From the top of the fort walls we also get a beautiful view of several heritage structures adorning the adjoining historical village of Mehrauli. Here’s Episode 1 of this new series where we get introduced to SANJAY VAN 🙂  Happy Exploring!