29 Sep 2014

Hawa Mahal Symbol of Beautiful Rajputana Architecture

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Hawa mahal is the 5 story palace that is located in heart and soul of the pink city that was est...

Hawa mahal is the 5 story palace that is located in heart and soul of the pink city that was established in the year 1799 under the ruling of prince sawai pratap singh. The design of the building is therefore build that it concretes the form of a pyramid with total of 953 windows uniquely engraved in the Rajasthani pattern and styles. Lal chand ustad, the designer of hawa mahal was told to make this palace for the queens and other ladies from royal families to serves the purpose of fresh cold winds inside the castle, enjoy the view of nature from the window.

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26 Sep 2014

Jinn's Presence In Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque

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Who are these jinns? in keeping with Islam, God created jinns out of smokeless  fireplace before ...

Who are these jinns? in keeping with Islam, God created jinns out of smokeless  fireplace before he created humans out of clay. in contrast to ghosts, jinns ar shapeless beings Can marry  and have children in like  humans, they're formless and may live for hundreds of years. however like humans and ghosts — and in contrast to farishtey (angels) — they'll be unhealthy or moody. Legend has it that once Iblis, a jinn, refused to bow before Adam, Allah forged him out as djinny, not in contrast to Lucifer who was castigated as Prince of Darkness. And as among humans, there area unit Muslim further as non-Muslim jinns.

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Naveeda Khan, prof of social science at Johns Hopkins University, says in his article (of Children and Jinn)  that whereas there’s an outsize body of educational literature protruding  jinns as a idea of cultural memory, mental state, individual subjectiveness or political strategy, to the believer, they're the maximum amount a matter of religion as god.

Consider Manohar Lal Thakur, a 50-year-old father of 5 from Dilshad Garden. He says he didn’t believe jinns until fourteen years past, once his youngest son, then four years recent, was saved miraculously from the jaws of death by their involvement. “A bearded recent man continuous showing in my dreams, asking to return to Kotla. And I did, eventually.” That and a series of unexplained, useful events coagulated his belief. Sitting on the lawns on Firoz sovereign Kotla, Thakur says, “I tell them, ‘I’ll keep serving you, however don’t create modification my faith.”

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For the thousands like Thakur, there area unit several Who place down the jinn-soaked ‘miracles’. Mahomet Taslimuddin, Mohammedan of the 14th-century roofless masjid among the center of the ruins, says, “It’s a Jami masjid, not Jinnati masjid. the nice that come for the ibadat (obligatory worship) of those Whocome back to the masjid rubs off on people who come back for the jinns. There’s, after all, just one ‘giver’ for the seekers of all religions.”
But fact to be told, of the thousands who stream to the ruins each weekday afternoon, solely hundred-odd provide namaaz; the remainder return for the jinns.
Anand Vivek Taneja, a doctoral candidate at Columbia, has researched the realm for quite 2 years. He writes in his article, ‘Letters traced to the Lord of the Jinns’, that the believers started returning in numbers solely when the Emergency of 1975-77, once a Sufi names Laddoo sovereign created the realm his religious home.

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Taneja quotes Ibn Batuta to carry up a historical mirror to the follow of writing ‘letters’ to the jinns, the foremost common type of supplication at Kotla “They (the subjects of Mohammad Tughlaq, Who dominated before Firoz Shah) accustomed write letters (shikwa) containing abuses and scandals (and) throw them into the room within the night. once [the ruler] molding them open he found abuses. therefore he resolved to get Delhi waste.” in keeping with Ibn Batuta, that’s the explanation the capital was shifted intent on Devagiri, or Daulatabad.

24 Sep 2014

National Zoological Park of Delhi

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The Delhi Zoo was opened on 1 st November 1959 and was later renamed as National Zoological Pa...

The Delhi Zoo was opened on 1st November 1959 and was later renamed as National Zoological Park in 1982. Prominently known as "Chiriyaghar" among the Delhi residents, the zoo is spread over a range of 176 sections of land and houses more than 127 types of creatures and winged animals.

Entry Gate of  National Zoological Park

When you enter the entryways of the National Zoological Park, you experience creatures like Hippopotamus (Dariyai ghora), Chimpanzee, Spider monkey (South American Monkey) and Zebras (African wild horse with black-and-white stripe).  The other divisions include migratory birds (Pravasi pakṣi) from across the nation like peafowl, storks and ducks. In the middle of the Zoological Park is the underground reptile house.


Delhi Zoo is a piece of a protection reproducing plan run by the Central Zoo Authority for creatures like the Royal Bengal tiger, Indian Rhinoceros (Bharatiya gaiṇḍa), Asiatic lion(Asiyai Sher), Swamp deer(Daladala hiraṇa), brow antlered deer(sangai hiran) and  red jungle fowl(Lāla jaṅgalī murgī). The rearing project for the temples antlered deer turned out to be such a win, to the point that equitable from a couple of these deer in 1962, various their posterity can now be found in zoos of different urban areas like Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Mysore to name a couple. A portion of the wonders of the National Zoological Park incorporate the elephant that plays harmonica, the White Tiger from Reva, and numerous jeopardized species. Different highlights are the Lion-Tailed Macaque (Old World monkey), Leopard Cat (Tēndua billi), Black Buck (kale Hiran) and Indian Gazelle (Bharatiya cikare).


Delhi Zoo additionally encourages the guests a container, drinking water counters and battery worked vehicles at sensible costs yet the genuine fun in investigating the National Zoological Park is by walking! The visit to the Zoo is fun as well as instructive, so don't miss on this one.

Gernal Information About National National Zoological Park

Zoo Timings
1st april to 15th oct. 9:00am to 4:30pm
16th october to 31st march 9:00am to 4:00pm

Entrance fee (Normal)

Adults Rs. 40/- per head
Children (below 3ft.)  Free
Children (between 3 to 5ft)    Rs. 20/- per head
Senior citizen (Greater than 60yr.)      Rs. 20/- per head

Entrance fee (Foreigners)

Adults Rs. 200/- per head
Children (up to five yr.)          free
Children (above five yr..)        Rs. 100/- per head

Visitors or educational tours from colleges, colleges, universities and different instructional establishments ar provided concessional entry price ticket at the subsequent rates 

Student (1st -5 std.)    Free
Student (6th -8th std.)            Rs. 10/- per head
Student (9th and above) Rs. 20/- per head
Accompanying staff   Rs. 20/- per head
Tatkal tickets   Rs. 200/- per head

Battery operated vehicles (it is being operated by a non-public agency on license). The authorise rates ar as below 

Adults Rs. 50/- per head
Child (between 5 to 12yr.)      Rs. 25/- per head
Child (below five yr.) free
Small eight seater (per trip) while not faculty discount.         Rs. 300/-
12 seater (per trip) for varsity rs.100 per trolly discount.       Rs. 500/-
14 seater (per trip) for varsity rs.100 per trolly discount.       Rs. 600/-
20 seater (per trip) for varsity rs.100 per trolly discount.       Rs. 800/-

Filming charges

Still camera     Rs. 50/- per day
Amateur          Rs. rs. 200/- per day
Documentary  Rs. 2000/- per day
Feature film     Rs. 20,000/- per day

22 Sep 2014

India Gate a Symbol of Sacrifice

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India Gate was built in 1930 memory of the 90,000 soldiers who had sacrifices their lives in the...

India Gate was built in 1930 memory of the 90,000 soldiers who had sacrifices their lives in the World War. It is located at Rajpath, India Gate height of 42 meters and is a very nice place to relax in the summer evening. During the winter, this monument serves as a popular picnic spot. Also the All India War Memorial or known as India Gate, India Gate was designed and constructed by Lutyens who designed government buildings in New Delhi

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The building rises in stages into a huge molding are made of red stone. At the top of the arch, India Gate written on both sides. Names of over 90,000 Indian soldiers in whose memory it is built are inscribed on the walls of the monument. On special occasions, was intended to be filled with burning oil, which is a shallow domed bowl at the top.

Another on the basis of India Gate memorial Amar Jawan Jyoti that was added after independence. The eternal flame of the unknown soldiers who laid their lives to serve the nation's memory was published.
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Lush green lawns, Children Park and the famous boat club around the place make it an ideal picnic spot. Cool evening breeze near the fountains of India gate attract hundreds of visitors daily. India Gate in the evening that gives it a great appeal with the number of lights around it is published. Rashtrapati Bhavan near the base of a monument standing might be a good idea. Against the darkening sky beautifully lit up monument provides a memorable background. Even in daylight, the stretch between India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan offers a splendid view.

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India Gate on January 26 every year, the latest advancements of defence technology is displayed stands witness to the Republic Day parade. Parade on the occasion of performing artists from around the country as colorful and diverse cultural heritage of India is a good platform to get a glimpse.

20 Sep 2014

Humayun's Tomb One of the Best Tourist Destination in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb normally known by the name of 'Humayun Ka Maqbara' is found nearby Din...

Humayun's Tomb normally known by the name of 'Humayun Ka Maqbara' is found nearby Dina Panah Fort or 'Purana Qila' (Old Fort) in Delhi. The Humayun’s Tomb was constructed in the Mughal era. The Garden across over square of thirteen hectors wherever the Tombs and monument are settled was created within the classic Persian vogue referred to as 'Charbagh' meaning a 'Four-square Garden'. This garden space separated into four equivalent sq. formed gardens separated by pathway and a waterway leading from the center of the garden during and beneath the Tomb symbolizes Paradise. This site was chosen because of its proximity with the Yamuna watercourse and therefore the Dargah of Nizamuddin Aulia, a revered Sufi and Mystic Saint.
Best tourist Destination in India
Humayun's Tomb

Emperor Humayun died on 20 Jan. 1556 when fell from the stairs he was going to pray later in, his Tomb was shifted by Khanjar Beg to Sirhind in Punjab as instructed by Emperor Akbar (Humayun's son). After 9 years of Emperor Humayun's death, Hamida Muhammedan, his wife, make a decision to construct an elaborate Tomb in his memory. The works commenced in 1562 AD at the value of Rs. 15 Lakh, Emperor's cousin sister Haji Begum, supervised the development and its completion. Mughal Emperor Akbar conjointly visited his father's Tomb in 1571 before it absolutely was nearly completed.

Humayun's Tomb was designed by a Persian creator named Mirak Mirza Ghiyas conjointly proverbial to several by the name of 'Mirak Ghiyathuddin'. He belongs to little city named urban center in Northwest of Islamic State of Afghanistan and was invited to Asian nation to design this Tomb. Mirak Mirza Ghiyas is commissioned with various works as well as many monuments and buildings designed by him in urban center, Bukhara (ancient name of Uzbekistan) and Asian nation. He died before the completion of Humayun's Tomb and more works was designed by his son, Sayyed Muhammad ibn Mirak Ghiyathuddin up until its completion in 1571 AD.

In 1611, Humayun's Tomb was graced by the presence of a celebrated English bourgeois named William oscine who loved the Tomb illustrating the frilly and richly adorned interiors and therefore the            well-appointed central chamber of the Tomb. He describes the presence of made Persian carpets; alittle tent lined with pure white silk sheet over the cenotaph; the Holy book of Koran placed before the Tomb and aboard was the weapon of Emperor Humayun together with his Turban and Shoes.

The many fortunes that lay at intervals the Tomb of Humayun and its close monuments have seen a modification when its completion. When Emperor Humayun's death, the capital of the Mughal Empire shifted to metropolis 1556 AD and more decline of the kinfolk hastened the deterioration of the Tomb and its Monuments. Wealth was restricted and therefore the maintenance of the Garden space together with its assets became AN not possible task.

The Humayun Tomb complicated and Garden bit by bit reworked into a Vegetable Farm employed by those who had settled close. Later, towards the flip of the eighteenth Century, the last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar was jailed and exiled throughout the 1857 Indian Rebellion whereas his 3 sons were dead by land. This caused more decay of the Garden and therefore the Tombs of Humayun and his relatives.

In 1860 AD, land re-planted the complete Garden. Central water pools on the axial walkways of Charbagh were extravagantly planted with beds of flowers and trees that is typical of a British garden vogue. Later, throughout the twentieth Century, Lord Curzon noticed  this state and ordered an entire restoration of the Humayun Tomb complicated. The Project lasted from 1903 AD to 1909 AD whereby the Monuments were re-plastered with red arenaceous rock and therefore the Charbagh or the Garden was reconstructed as per the Mughal vogue. In 1915, the garden was re-planted to feature stress to the central water pools whereas the axial pathways were lined with trees. The Platform was conjointly embedded with trees that were the sole addition not comparable to the Mughal variety of planning as these platforms were originally used for hoisting tents.

During the partition of Asian nation and Asian nation, the Humayun Tomb complicated and therefore the recent Fort was used as exile camps that lasted from August 1947 up until five years. This caused trivial harm to the Tombs, the water fountains additionally because the main Tomb structure and so as to avoid devastation, bricks were arranged round the cenotaphs to safeguard them.

Recently, the archaeology Survey of Asian nation (ASI) ensured complete reservation and conservation of the Humayun Tomb complicated. In 1985, the first water options of Charbagh were fixed up that had earlier failing despite four makes an attempt. In 1993, the Humayun Tomb complicated was deemed as a protected World Heritage site by UNESCO and therefore the most vital part of restoration commenced. Asi teamed with the Agha Khan Trust to fastidiously analysis and excavates the complicated. Since then, The Garden and therefore the Tombs at intervals the Humayun Tomb complicated have utterly been fixed up.

Humayun Tomb area unit will be approached from 2 large high arc gateways on the South and West measure 2 storeys and sixteen metres high that leads you into rooms caved on either aspect of the passage whereas the higher floor conjointly homes alittle yard. The Tomb was engineered of dust stones and red sandstones clad with white marble. The Dome, the Floor, 'Jalis' or Lattice screens and Frames of the door are clad with white marble. Supported on a domed terrace measure eight meters high adjoin a section of 12000 Sq. Mts.  in form and slightly chiseled on the perimeters to look in shape and to feature style and move for more ornamentation of its interiors. The lower base space of the Tomb Structure conjointly seen on a raised platform and some steps higher from the bottom level manufactured from dust stones has fifty six cells caved all told round the Tomb circumference that homes over a hundred Tombstones. Taking of these factors under consideration, the complete Tomb stretches at a height of 47 meters and a dimension of ninety one 44 meters.

The Main Monument of Humayun Tomb complicated depicts a singular mix of Indian additionally as Persian design that embody little canopies or 'Chatters' that surround the central dome that were once dressed with blue tiles. The Tomb conjointly showcases the primary of a sort Persian design that depicts a double stratified Dome supported on a high neck drum measure 42.5 meters and topped with a Brass pinnacle flat-topped with a crescent as seen in Timur's Tomb at city. The outer layer of the 'double stratified dome’ is dressed with white marble whereas the inner layer provides shape to attach to the quantity of its vast interiors. The remaining   Tomb is seeing in red stone furnishing with strips of black and white stone and yellow sandstone.

The rectangular memorial portraying Humayun's Tomb sits at the centre of the Tomb Chamber simply beneath the White Dome. It holds a memorial revealing that Emperor Humayun's body is aligned on the north-south axis wherever within the head is placed on the north and head is leaning to face Mecca direction as par Muslim tradition. The tomb of the Emperor is far below and beneath this higher memorial that is accessible via a separate passage aligned with the most structure that is still barred and prohibited for public view.

The main chamber holds a Mihrab over the central marble lattice screen that faces Mecca or the West. 'An-Noor' of Koran is seen inscribed on this Mihrab and it’s define permits a strip of sunshine to enter into the chamber from the direction of Mecca or 'Qibla' so as to extend the standing of Emperor Humayun.

The Tomb chamber of Humayun depicts a high ceiling that homes four principle octangular formed chambers on each the stores and every of those principle chambers homes eight smaller chambers and thus revealing a complete of 124 caved chambers. Most of those smaller chambers area unit seen with memorials happiness to the Imperial families and Nobility of Emperor Humayun as well as a memorial of Hamida Muhammedan (Humayun's wife) sitting beside another cenotaph happiness to Dara Shikoh (son of Emperor Shah Jahan). This Tomb complicated is additionally referred to as the 'Dormitory of the Mughals' because it homes quite 100 Tombs of that some area unit proverbial and some unknown underneath the most Tomb site and on the primary floor.

18 Sep 2014

Purana Quila The Oldest History of Delhi

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Purana Quila seemed to be the citadel from the city of Dinpanah(Refuge from the Faithful). It h...

Purana Quila seemed to be the citadel from the city of Dinpanah(Refuge from the Faithful). It had been started by Humayun in 1533 and finished five years later. In the event the Afghan emperor Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayun, he renamed the actual fort because Shergarh. Sher shah was also credited together with adding more buildings inside the complex. You'll find three entrances towards the Purana Qila beyond which one leftover open and is used for the reason that entrance nowadays. It is called the Bara Darwaza. The southern region gate is called the Humayun Checkpoint probably given it was produced by Humayun or maybe Humayun's Tomb is visible from generally there. The finally gate is called the Talaqi Checkpoint.

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Qila-I-Kuhna Masjid is an impressive mosque created by Sher Shah in 1541. The mid a part of the mosque is made up of white marble and bright red sandstone. The within western wall structure called the actual qibla wall from the mosque offers five curved openings thoroughly decorated in white and black marbles. Sher Shah created another constructing, the Sher Mandal, like a pleasure tower system. It is an octagonal building made up of red sandstone. The two-storeyed exhibition area offers sharp steps before the top. The arrangement was designed to be above its active height though the work seemed to; he converted the Sher Mandal in to his collection and observatory. Humayun fell down the stairs when he was going to Namaz.

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Legend of Purana Fort

It really is supposed which Sher Shah left the Purana-Qila incomplete, and Humayun completed it. One of the scribble in ink which existed in a very recess from the gate, there seemed to be a reference to Humayun, in fact it is possible, as a result, that if your gate had not been constructed by Humayun, it absolutely was at minimum repaired by him. Inside southern door, which is called the Humayun-Darwaza, there existed the same inscription in ink referring to Sher Shah as well as the date 950 A.H. (1543-44).

Purana-Qila originally place on the bank from the Yamuna. The overall depression within the northern and western sides from the fortress suggests that a large moat linked to the pond existed on these attributes, which ended up approached by using a causeway attaching the fortress with all the main terrain.

A light and Sound Show in Purana Qila

This is the story from the city of Delhi; from the site when a great empire increased and fell prior to the dawn of history; where citadel of emperors appeared and gone away; a town of mystical eternity in whose old wrecks proclaim a new majestic and imperial beyond and in whose present pulsates vibrantly with all the even sweeping life drive of Indian.

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The timeless Yamuna contains witness towards the wonderful and tumultuous 5, 000-year-old heritage of Delhi. A brief history, which begins with all the creation of Indraprastha by the Pandavas as well as the transformation of the barren gift from the Kauravas in to a peaceful location.

The historic Purana Qila, containing stood observe to Delhi's transformation, periods of anarchy, as well as the rise and fall of empires, may be the venue for your stunning appear and light show which usually brings alive bicycles of the administrative centre. Amidst the actual tranquility from the splendidly beautiful environs of Purana Qila, choose episodes on the annals of Delhi's historic and legendary past are brought to life.

The spectator is transported centuries back in its history to onlooker Draupadi staying reduced into a Dasi (maid servant) of Hastinapur, the gallant Prithviraj Chauhan galloping away with all the beauteous Samyogita, Sher Shah Suri staying blown in order to bits with a misfired cannon, the clash of any sword weilded by the legendary Razia Sultan, Humayun tragically tumbling decrease the methods of his or her library and Bahadur Shah Zafar surrendering towards the British.

General Information about Purana Quila:-

Location: Near Delhi Zoo,Mathura Road
Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan
Open: All days
Entry Fee: Rs 5 (Indians), Rs 100(foreigners)
Days Closed: None
Photography Charges: Free (still camera); 25 (video camera)

Sound & Light Shows

Show Timing
Feb. To April
7:00 To 8:00 PM
8:30 To 9:30 PM
May To Aug.
7:30 To 8:30 PM
9:00 To 10:00 PM
Sep. To Oct.
7:00 To 8:00 PM
8:30 To 9:30 PM
Nov. To Jan.
6:00 to 7:00 PM
7:30 to 8:30 PM

Sound & Light Show Ticket :  Rs 80/- for adults and Rs 40/- for children (3 to 12 Years)

17 Sep 2014

Lotus Temple is the Remarkable Architectures of Bahai Faith.

Lotus Temple is the Remarkable Architectures of Bahai Faith. Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
Lotus Temple is situated in Kalkaji New Delhi. Lotus Temple seems like a lotus flower. Lotus Te...

Lotus Temple is situated in Kalkaji New Delhi. Lotus Temple seems like a lotus flower. Lotus Temple was constructed by marble, concrete floor, dolomite and sand. The Temple doesn't have limits for visitors and is open to all people whether it is from any religion. The area offers perfect atmosphere for yoga tranquillity and knowledge.

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The Bahai Temple was concluded during 1986. After that the actual Temple received appreciation from all over the world for the outstanding architecture and pattern. Lotus Temple is among the most frequented ancient monuments throughout of India. The credit history for constructing this specific beautiful structure goes to the builder Fariborz Sahba coming from Canada. personify Lotus from the Temple isn't going to just suggest presenting a lotus form to the edifice but it includes information to the people associated with of India such as new symptoms through the almighty.

Lotus Temple is usually a symbol of silence, purity, love and immortality. It is this specific speciality of Lotus flower which makes the flower an significant icon of Indian society and civilization. This is why the design of Lotus temple has been motivated by lotus flower.

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The style seems like a new 50 percent exposed Lotus flower having 28 free standing 'petals' crafted from pebble. The builder, even though designing the actual Temple needed into consideration the actual everlasting attractiveness associated with Lotus flower. The building work needed pretty much decade just before the item lastly bought form and was available for community. The team contains eight hundred designers, techs, personnel and artists that proved helpful diligently to present realization for you to probably the most complicated edifices on this planet.

The lotus Temple combines the actual aesthetic prices along with the engineering affect inside whole structure. There are eight sending costly that will encompass the actual Temple coming from outdoors. Switching the actual geometry from the pattern that will didn't have any immediately brand to the precise structure necessary a lot of energy and focused engineering.

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The lotus Temple has the ability to accommodate nearly 2500 people possesses eight doors that will available in a middle hall. The full structure uses white pebble that will enhances the beauty from the Temple. It is concerning 50 yards tall encased through eight fish ponds and seems like the actual Temple will be hanging such as a Lotus flower throughout normal water.

By far the most appraising element of this kind of executive must-see may be the integration from the effervescent Indian historical past along with the modern-day engineering and architecture. The Temple needs to its accreditation  staying known all over the world as one of the most frequented edifices on this planet having pretty much 50 trillion people acquiring frequented the actual Temple because its creation throughout 1986.

General thing about Lotus Temple:-

Day Closed: Monday
Visit Timing: Morning 9 AM To 7 PM
Admission Fee: Free
Photography Charges: Permission necessary

Nearest Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir

13 Sep 2014

The Famous Akshardham Temple In Delhi

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Famous Akshardham Temple in New Delhi epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture altogether its ...

Famous Akshardham Temple in New Delhi epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture altogether its exciting grandeur. It brightly showcases the essence of India’s ancient design, traditions and unchanged religious messages. The Akshardham Temple expertise is Associate in nursing enlightening journey through India’s superb art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of humans.

Akshardham Temple
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The Akshardham Temple complicated was in-built solely 5 years through the blessings of HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) and also the large religious hard work of 11,000 artisans and thousands of BAPS volunteers. Akshardham Temple World’s Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple this was publicized on November 2005 in Guinness World Record.

Akshardham Mandir

A traditional Akshardham temple dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan that reflects the sweetness and spirituality of India’s ancient art, culture, and design.

Nilkanth Varni Abhishek

A hallow spiritual tradition where prayers are offered for earth peace along with continual peace for you, your family, and friends while using the water associated with 151 holy waterways, lakes along with ponds associated with India.


Hall one - Hall of Values (50 mins)

Experience enduring human being values through films and robotic shows that depict the ideals of passive resistance, honesty, family harmony, and spirituality.

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Hall two - Giant Screen Film (40 mins)

Discover Republic of India through the unbelievable story of Associate in Nursing eleven-year-old yogi named Nilkanth that brings to life the culture and spirituality of India's customs, the stateliness of its art and design, and also the persistent sights, sounds, and power of its awesome festivals.

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Hall three - Cultural Boat Ride (15 mins)

Sail through 100,000 years of India's superb heritage. Study the discoveries and inventions of the Indian rishi-scientists, see the world’s 1st university of Takshashila, sweep through the caves of Ajanta-Ellora and see India's contributions to humanity through the ages.

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Musical Fountain - Circle of Life (Evenings at Sunset - fifteen min.)

A fantastic musical fountain show that describe the cycle of birth, life, and death as represented in Indian philosophy.

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Garden of India

24 Hectare of lush lawns, gardens and exquisite bronze statues, honoring India's kid heroes, valiant warriors, national patriots and nice ladies personalities United Nations agency inspire values and character.

Lotus Garden

A new lotus-shaped yard echoing spirituality while expressed by simply philosophers, researchers, and leaders throughout heritage.

Important Information about Akshardham Temple

Days Closed: - Mondays
Entry - Free


First Entry: 9:30 AM
Last Entry: 6:30 PM
Exhibitions: 10:00AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fee:-

Complex Entry: Free
Mandir & Gardens: -       Free
Exhibition & Musical Fountain: -  Fee
Abhishek Darshan: -       Free
Abhishek Puja: -               Fee

Ticket Fee:-.

Exhibition Only

Adult: - (12 yrs & above)               Rs. 170
Senior Citizens: -              (65 yrs & above) Rs. 125
Children: -           (4 to 11 yrs)        Rs. 100
Children: -           (Below 4 yrs)      Free
Musical Fountain Only:-

Adult: - (12 yrs & above)               Rs. 30
Senior Citizens: -              (65 yrs & above)               Rs. 30
Children: -           (4 to 11 yrs)        Rs. 2
Children: -           (Below 4 yrs)      Free


Parking: -             Rates per type of vehicle
Cloakroom: -      Deposit at owner’s risk (No Fee)
Photo Booths: -                Printed Photograph Memories (Fee)
Wheelchairs: -   Refundable Deposit - Rs. 100
Food Court: -     Meals, Snacks & Beverages (100% Vegetarian Only)
Books & Gift Centre: -    Publications, Mementos & Gift Items

 Dress Code:-

•             Respectable - Must cover shoulders and knees
•             Wraps provided - Refundable Deposit Rs. 100

Security & Safety: * Cloakroom Facilities Available (In Parking lot)

1              Not Allowed:

·                     All Bags
·                     Purses (Shoulder Strap / Hanging)
·                     Food & Drinks
·                     Toys
·                     Tobacco & Alcohol Products
·                     All Personal Belongings

2              Allowed:

·                     Shoes
·                     Belts
·                     Wallets
·                     Ladies Purses (Handheld)
·                     Jewelry
·                     Passports
·                     Infant Baby Food

10 Sep 2014

Jama Masjid the Biggest Mosque in Asia

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Jama Masjid the biggest mosque in Asia. It’s formed in Delhi (the capital of India). The con...

Jama Masjid the biggest mosque in Asia. It’s formed in Delhi (the capital of India). The construction from the Jama Masjid was ordered from the mugal emperor Shah Jahan within the year 1656 that has been also for seasons the Taj mahal was built (one from the seven wonders within the world). The Jama Masjid courtyard can occupy no less than twenty a few thousand people at any given time. The one of a kind feature from the Jama Masjid would be the Quran that's written on Deer’s skin. Every people who have interest in historical places they should be want to know history connected with jama masjid. Additionally they interested in who built the Jama Masjid. Here in this article I will show you brief history of Jama masjid and summary of architecture connected with Jama Masjid

About 5, 000 workers worked in the construction of the Jama Masjid, using about 6 years. The cost active in the construction in those occasions was with regards to 1 Crores in today’s overall economy. In improvement, several some other mosques have been built next to Ajmer, Agra, Delhi and also Lahore.

Jama Masjid Figure 1
Jama Masjid has seven domes each developing a tower in the middle. In improvement, there is a hall in which prayers can be found, the length of the hall is approximately 61 measures, where there are 11 entrances on the prayer lounge. The mosque features two massive minars that are about 41 measures high, and there may be 130 steps developed with red stone and marble. In addition there are four trivial minars on the back side from the Jama Masjid.

Jama Masjid Figure 2
There are numerous different ways to reach the actual Jama Masjid’s courtyard, which includes the north, south, and distance directions that contain steps that are built connected with crimson stone. There usually are 39 steps from your north gateway, 33 steps from your southern gateway and 30 steps from your east gate that's the major entrance on the mosque. At night times, the steps of the Jama Masjid are changed into stalls, book stalls and also eatable areas. The traditional western side from the Jama Masjid is changed into poultry in which birds and also meat are traded.

General thing about Jama Masjid:-

Day Closed: Open all Days
Visit Timing: Morning 7 AM To 6:30 PM (During prayer hours Tourists are not allowed)
Admission Fee: Free
Photography Charges: No
Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar
Designed By: Mughal Emperor
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