Dargah of Hzt Khwaja Syed Baddruddin Samarkandi Chishti (RA)

A quick visit to the Dargah of Hzt Khwaja Syed Baddruddin Samarkandi Chishti (RA) (near Kotla Feroz Shah, Delhi, India)

Dargah “Patte Waali” – the shrines of Hzt. Patte Shah and Shah Maulana Abdul Qadeer

A lesser known Sufi shrine behind Humayun’s Tomb complex .. Qawwali .. and the story of a humble and great Sufi saint from medieval times!

The shrines of Hzt. Patte Shah and Shah Maulana Abdul Qadeer!

Dargah Hzt. Mai Sahiba (Adhchini, Delhi) – the shrine of divine mother of Hzt. Nizamuddin Auliya

Many Dilli-waalas are aware of Hzt. Nizamuddin Auliya, anecdotes from his life and the way he is loved by so many seekers! But not many are aware that one of the narrow by-lanes of South Delhi also houses the final resting place of the woman who brought this great Sufi saint into this world. We bring to you the shrine/dargaah of Hzt. Mai Sahiba, the divine mother of Hzt. Nizamuddin Auliya! Happy Exploring 🙂

Dargah of Hzt Bu Ali Shah Qalandar, Panipat (Video)

A quick video-trip to the Dargah of Hzt Bu Ali Shah Qalandar at Panipat, haryana, India!

Find it on our Heritage-films map here >> map link 🙂

The tombs of Mohammad Ghaus, Miyaan Tansen and Bilas Khan

As the nature sings ‘Miyaan ki Malhaar‘ this morning in Delhi, we bring to you, from Gwalior, the serenity and grandeur of the final resting place of the great musician MIYAAN TANSEN, his son BILAS KHAN (“Bilaskhani Todi” .. remember?) and his spiritual master MOHAMMAD GHAUS!

Noteworthy is the jaali work made with stone carvings, the grand royal graveyard, the Sufi shrine and also the Imli tree which, as popularly believed, often cured TANSEN’s sweet voice 🙂 Hope you’ll like this episode of our Heritage trail in Gwalior! There’s more to come in subsequent episodes! Blessings for al!

Nizamuddin Dargaah Complex – Heritage Walk Episode #4

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So here’s the final episode from our Heritage Walk at Nizamuddin Basti! In this episode, surrounded by the numerous phool-wallahs and “chappal yahaan rakhiye sahab” folks, we walk through the narrow lanes and reach the main Dargaah complex. We experience the main shrines there and also the Baoli. As the Qawwals churn out one enchanting melody after the other we discuss about the other prominent remains of the Mughal era in the complex. Hope you’ll like the finale 🙂 Stay tuned in for more explorations ahead.. Gwalior’s rich Heritage is in the list next 🙂 Best wishes!

Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb – Mehrauli Archaeological Park (Episode 3)

In this episode we visit the Mosque and Tomb of JAMALI-KAMALI.

Shaikh Fazlullah (pen name – Jamali) was a Sufi mystic, a poet and a traveller from the early 16th century. One of his known works include a book, a kind of biography of various Sufi saints of Medieval India. Jamali was also the court poet and teacher of Sikander Lodhi and also early Mughal rulers of medieval times.

Kamali is popularly believed to be a close companion of the Sufi saint.

This mosque is a very good example of Indo-Islamic architecture and the tomb still houses within the original colorful tile and plaster work from medieval times!

We also discuss about the recent controversies associated with this place and see glimpses of the royal burial adjoining this Sufi shrine.

Jamali-Kamali is also known to be one of the haunted places in Delhi, however, we didn’t sense anything ghostly during our visit that day ..luckily 🙂

Hope you’ll enjoy this episode. Happy Exploring!! 🙂

Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah – Hazrat Amir Khusro Dargah AND Qawwali :)

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! 😀

The story of Matka Pir – Hazrat Sheikh Abu Bakr Tusi Haideri Qalandari

Here’s the next episode where we visit the Dargah of Sheikh Abu Bakr Tusi – a Sufi saint of the Qalandari order (Qalandari Silsila) from the 13th century. The video primarily tells about the following stories and other aspects associated with this place:

  • Hazrat Sheikh Abu Bakr Tusi Haideri Qalandari – also known as Matka Peer
  • The story behind how the saint once miraculously cured an ailing person
  • The story of how Sultan Balban tested the powers of the saint
  • The reasons behind the offerings of gram, jaggery and earthen pots to the saint
  • Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s association with the place
  • Khwaja Hasan Nizami’s and Lady Hardinge’s role in preventing the demolition of the shrine

Hope you like it! 🙂

Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Nooruddin Maalak Yar-e-Parran : Neighborhood of Old Fort – Episode 4

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

Enjoy!! 🙂