Bhairon Mandir – Neighborhood of Old Fort

Hi Friends! 🙂 Here’s the last episode in the series about the neighborhood of Old Fort. In this one, we visit the Bhairon Mandir which is situated adjacent to the Old Fort. The main deity of the temple is Kaal Bhairav – the fierce manifestation of Shiva associated with annihilation.

The temple is said to be established by the Pandava brothers during the building of their capital Indraprastha.

The video has references to the following aspects related to the place:

The depiction of the main deity inside the temple and the also, the modern sculptures of Hanuman and Bhima (one of the Pandavas)
The inclusion of Bhairav among the deities of the Buddhist pantheon
The reason behind liquor being the main offering at the temple

Check out the video for more! 🙂

The Khair ul Manazil Mosque : Neighborhood of Old Fort – Episode 2

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 🙂

Neighborhood of Old Fort : Episode 1

Ever been around the vicinity of Old Fort area ? There are so many small n big heritage sites out there.. some ruins.. some religious places.. old burial grounds hiding some artistic as well as spiritual gems within .. and so much more! Ever wondered why all these places are together situated in the vicinity of Purana Qila?

Join us in this journey as we discover the neighborhood of Old Fort and all the serene heritage treasured there 🙂

Here’s Episode #1.. more to come! Stay tuned 🙂

Upcoming Heritage Film series – Neighborhood of Old Fort

Ever been around the vicinity of Old Fort area ? There are so many small n big heritage sites out there.. some ruins.. some religious places.. old burial grounds hiding some artistic as well as spiritual gems within .. and so much more! Ever wondered why all these places are together situated in the vicinity of Purana Qila ? Soon starting our new Heritage Films series in which we’ll discover the neighborhood of Old Fort and all the serene heritage treasured there 🙂 STAY TUNED! Cheers 🙂

Old Fort Neighborhood Collage

The Old Fort & Zoological Park

Sharing a few snaps that we captured at the Old Fort (Purana Qila) and the Zoological Park complex in Delhi, India.

Purana Qila Zoo Collage 1 Purana Qila Zoo Collage 2

The complete set of photographs can be found at the following link:

Old Fort and Zoological Park at Delhi