Post Tagged with: "Mosque"

Delhi 101: #20 Jama Masjid – Commanding Awe from the World

He was never trained for it academically, but the fifth Mughal emperor Shahjahan has no rivals to the title of the ‘Greatest Architect Ever’ in India. Who can match a portfolio comprising the Taj Mahal,[Read More…]

by April 4, 2012 0 comments Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #19 Fatehpuri Masjid – An Oasis of Silence

The Fatehpuri Masjid (Mosque) stands at the western end of Chandni Chowk, and is the most important mosque of old Delhi after the Jama Masjid. It is also very different from every other mosque.

by April 4, 2012 0 comments Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #17 Khair-Ul-Manazil Mosque – A gift from the nanny

It is one of the best preserved and finest mosques in Delhi, but lies largely ignored except by the devout who come here to offer prayers. Or by young boys who like to play cops[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 2 comments Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi: Enjoy the weekly Qawwalis at Nizamuddin Dargah

Chand Nizami, Shadab Nizami and their group of Qawwals have a special gift from God, or Allah. When the start singing their Qawwalis, the gathered audience cannot help but losing themselves in the melodies. They[Read More…]

by November 17, 2010 9 comments Delhi, Destinations: India, Images, Videos

Great Himalayan Drive Day 54: Visiting Hazratbal and Jama Masjid in Srinagar, Kashmir

Click on any image for a larger view The day turned out to be one marked for visiting some holy spots – and what a revelation they were. Hazratbal The first thing to strike me[Read More…]