Category: History

Baz Bahadur’s Palace in Mandu Fort, Madhya Pradesh, India 0

Mandu: A Ruined City in the Heart of Incredible India – Part 1

Once, it was a thriving city situated on the top of a hill, surrounded by the dense forest, where nature was the protector of the fort. Love bloomed, where Islamic faiths melted into the Hindu faiths, become myths and part of folklore. Even conspiracies were hatched, where a sharp dagger killed the faith of a father. Whatever happened, the destiny never encountered permanent sorrow, as joy was in the air of Mandu. Mandu, a story of a city called Shadiabad or City of Joy, Anand Nagri.

South Park Street Cemetery,Kolkata 7

Novelist Charles Dickens and His Connection with Calcutta

Do you know there is a relationship between famous Novelist Charles Dickens and Calcutta? Yes, It is a fact. His favorite son “Young Skull”, nickname of Walter Savage Landor Dickens joined British Infantry Regiment and posted here in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in the mid of 19th century.

Tomb of the Mother of Zain-ul-Abidin in Mazar-I-Salateen in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India 5

Kashmir Diary: Tomb of the Mother of Akbar of Kashmir, Zain-Ul-Abidin

I peeped through the main door and saw an iron chain hangs in the central dome. What is the significance of the iron chain in an Islamic monument? He was the first man who forbade cow slaughter in Kashmir. People of Kashmir still remember him as Akbar of Kashmir.Stone temples of Hindu in Kashmir suffered destruction, some were modified and some converted into mosques.

Pathar Masjid in Srinagar - Jammu & Kashmir, India 1

Kashmir Diary: Story of A Desecrate Mosque – Pathar Masjid

This mosque was built by Mughal Empress Nur Jahan the wife of Emperor Jahangir, in 1623 AD. why this beautiful
mosque never used as a place of prayer, there is a very interesting story. Once a Mullah questioned to Empress Nur
Jahan regarding the costs of its construction….

Chandipur Beach in Balasore, Orrisa, India 4

Your Next Weekend at Lonely Vanishing Beach Chandipur

There were no traces of any sea, not even a single drop of water. I asked a passer-by fisherman about the location of the sea. He said “Vanished”.Suddenly, I noticed waves, then which were far away from us. As time grows, I saw a full-fledged sea in front of me. I witnessed the moment, how a completely dried out beach transformed into a sea.

Awantiswami Temple in Awantipura, Jammu and Kashmir, India 1

Kashmir Diary: Ruins of Ancient Temples of Awantipora

Avantipur was named after King Avanti Varman. He was the King who founded Utpala Dynasty and ruled Kashmir during 855 – 883 AD. He built two massive temples, one dedicated to Lord Vishnu and another to Lord Shiva. During his rule, he appointed an engineer and architect as his prime minister named Suyya.

Hazrat Bal (Muhammad, Moi-E-Muqqadas )Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India 3

Kashmir Diary:History of Holy Relic of Prophet Muhammad, Moi-E-Muqqadas

There are mysteries, fantasies, and betrayal, still engrossed with. “Moi-E-Muqqadas” or Beard hair of Holy Prophet Mohammad is also associated with faith and to some extent linked to mysteries.How Beard hair of Holy Prophet Mohammad came to India far away from Medina? How it traveled to in Bijapur, near Hyderabad to Kashmir? There is an abundant history behind this. What was there in the place before Hazrat Bal was erected? Where it stands now.

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