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  • Jama Masjid
    Jun 24 2016

    Jama Masjid – Interesting Facts and Trivia

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    Masjid-i Jahan-Numa, or Jama Masjid as it is commonly called literally means the “World Reflecting Mosque”. Reflecting the history of ancient India, the Jama Masjid was built between 1644 and 1656, and is one of the largest mosques in India. Commissioned by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid flaunts a brilliant red sandstone and white […]

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  • Hazratbal Shrine, Srinagar
    Apr 29 2016

    Hazratbal Shrine – Of Awe and Respect

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    Literally meaning “majestic palace”, Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, Kashmir is one of the most respected and important Islamic shrines in India. The shrine takes its name from the Urdu word “Hazrat” meaning respected and the Kashmiri word “bal” meaning place. The name itself suggests the kind of respect and admiration that the people have for […]

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  • Ajmer Sharif
    Jul 06 2015

    Ajmer Sharif – Where spirituality and mysticism come together

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    It is said that whoever visits this Dargah and prays with true faith will free their soul of all burdens. Such is the faith and belief that devotees have in this hallowed shrine. Ajmer Sharif or Dargah Sharif is the shrine of the Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti, located in Ajmer, Rajasthan. It has the grave […]

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