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 🙂
Recently visited this sandstone mausoleum of a sufi saint Shaikh Muhammad Ghaus designed on early Mughal architecture. A pleasant revealation that happened during our visit was that right next to this tomb lies the memorial dedicated to Miyaan Tansen – one of the most prominent Hindustani Classical musicians and a God figure for several musicians from this sub-continent! Shaikh Muhamad Ghaus was the Sufi master of Miyaan Tansen. Also, next to the place where this great musician rests in peace is the burial of Bilas Khan, Tansen‘s son who, as per a popular legend, is credited to have created the raaga “Bilaskhaani Todi“. It is said that Bilas composed the raga while grief-stricken at the wake itself, and that Tansen‘s corpse moved one hand in approval of the new melody!! It was a unique experience to be there 🙂
20 mins of bliss divine! Bringing to you Qawwalis from Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargaah ..and also an extended inner view of the shrines of Hazrat Amir Khusro and Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya 🙂 And oh yes .. you’re welcome! 😀
In this episode, we visit the Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Nooruddin – a Sufi saint of the Qadri Order (Qadri Silisila).
The video essentially includes the following aspects associated to this place:
- Sheikh Nooruddin’s burial place at Bagh e Bedil, Delhi, India
- The Qadri Silisila – a Sufi Order
- Interaction between Sheikh Nooruddin and Matke Shah, another Sufi saint, and the story behind the title Maalak Yar e Parran
On Zafar’s birthday today, let’s explore ZAFAR MAHAL ! And also a quick look at the story behind Bahadur Shah Zafar’s “empty grave” that lies within the Zafar Mahal complex! Happy Exploring!