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…]
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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.
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…]
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…]
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…]