Thursday, May 16, 2013

A true combination of beauty and purity. - Nizamuddin Dargah

HISTORY: This is the mausoleum of Atgah Khan, foster-father to Mughal Emperor Akbar, and minister at his court. He was murdered by Adham Khan (a foster-brother of Akbar, not Atgah Khan’s son) out of jealousy. It was built by Muhammad bin Tughlaq. This Dargah is built over the top of a tank. The square chamber of the Dargah is designed with verandahs and arched gateways. 





HOW TO REACH HERE:
By Road to Nazamuddin Dargah: It lies in Nizamuddin near Mathura Road.
By metro: Get down at Jangpura metro station.


#It is the Dargah of the world's most famous saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya.  Every Thursday evening the Dargah lits up and one can hear Quawwalis at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah Delhi.
It is one of the most holy places in Delhi.Best time to visit Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah is during the various Islamic festivals like Eid. Also one can visit the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah Dargah every Thursday evening during prayer time. It is not just a mosque but has the following attractions in it:

>Jama’at- Khana Masjid 
>Chini Ka Burj

>Tomb Of Jahanara

>Amir Khusraw’s Tomb

>Kali-Or Kalan-Masjid

>Baoli

>Khan-I-Jahan Tilangani’s Tomb

>Chaunsath-Khamba

>Ataga Khan’s Tomb

>Ghalib’s Tomb

>Bara-Khamba

>Lal-Mahal

>Khan-I-Khanan’s Tomb

>Barapula
which would definitely fascinate you. But not to forget, your fair is also held here.

And Yes! It is a true combination of beauty and purity.
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