Eid Special 🙂 A journey through some popular and some lesser known medieval era mosques of Delhi! Today @ our FB page >> “Aditya Pathak” – https://www.facebook.com/adityamusicnmore – Featuring excerpts from 9 popular heritage-walk trails by our friends at Delhi Heritage Walks and Delhi Karavan . Blessings for all! Eid Mubaarak 🙂
Next in our Panipat Heritage exploration series – the KABULI BAGH mosque! Happy Exploring 🙂
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 Khairul Manazil mosque built under the patronage ofMaham Anga, Emperor Akbar’s wet-nurse. The video primarily covers the following aspects associated to this place:
- Emperor Akbar
- Akbar’s wet-nurse Maham Anga and her son’s Quli Khan and Adham Khan
- The arrow attack on Akbar from the walls of this mosque
- Shihabuddin Ahmed Khan and how Neher-e-Shihab became the link between Feroz Shah Tughlaq’s canal-network and Shahjehan’s canal at Chandni Chowk
- Architecture of Khairul Manazil mosque and modern restoration work
Chk out the video to know more about this place 🙂
The next chapter in the Story of Delhi ..here’s Part 1 of our explorations at the magnificent Khirki Masjid and the Satpula dam! Get ready to be welcomed by numerous bats hanging from the high ceilings of the structure.. and then the story-teller enchants you as he unfolds the several layers of the Delhi story! Enjoy 🙂
History, Stories, Architecture and Ibn Batuta describing a “Samosa” back then in the 14th century !! All this and more in this final episode of our explorations at JAHAANPANAAH – the ruins at BIJAI MANDAL and the majestic BEGUMPUR MOSQUE!
In this second Episode of “Jahaanpanaah – refuge of the world” check out the TREASURE PITS of Tughluq era.. what the POETS of that era wrote in praise of the controversial king and about the “HAZAR SUTUN – the court of God” ..plus some trivia about the lesser known architect Zaheer-ud-din Al Jaayush. If you are in or around South Delhi.. pack your bags and do chk out the place..right behind the Hauz Khas Bus Terminal 🙂
Jahanpanah or refuge of the world was one of the capital cities of Delhi, built in the 14th century. Its builder was Mohammad Tughluq better known as a mad genius for his experiments in administration. The remains of Jahanpanah are scattered around south Delhi & this walk covers the area believed to have been the core of the capital city: the Vijay Mandal (Bijai Mandal) complex & Begumpur Mosque.
Here’s Episode 1 from this Heritage Walk series !
Evening Azaan (Adhaan) and other Sounds & Sights from Old Delhi:
Just created this quick audio-visual using footage from my Heritage films’ recycle bin footage 🙂
In this episode we bring to you the beautiful Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, the Qutb Minar, the Iron Pillar, the Alai Darwaz, Imam Zamim’s Tomb and much more. Happy Exploring!