Have you ever felt overjoyed with how flurry of colors greet you? Do you feel immense peace just by the look of flowers? Well, then we definitely are kindred spirits!!! As a personal choice (and even as a family), hiking and being outdoors is something that is as appealing as it can get. Recently, a … Continue reading Treasures on the Trail
Of many marvels situated in Archeological Park, Mehrauli; a neighborhood in South West Delhi district just a few kms away from the famous Qutub Minar; Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb is one of a kind. Built during the years 1528 – 29, this monument’s architecture was decorated with marble embellishments. The design of the mosque, … Continue reading The Legend of Jamali-Kamali
Harems were quintessential part of the Mughal’s palace. Last time I went to the Akbar’s Tomb in Agra, I observed the Harem Quarter was outside the immediate premises, I have seen Harem Quarters in other Mughal palaces too like the big one in Fatehpur Sikri. But the one in Akbar’s Tomb was small and it … Continue reading Why Mughals had Harem Quarters?
Akbar's Tomb is nestled since time immemorial in Sikandra, Agra. The architectural wonder evokes awe and reverence alike. Akbar’s tomb is an impressive illustration of the art, inspiring in many ways than one - the architecture, design, exquisite inlay work, crafted ceilings and walls decorated with calligraphy, placed beautifully in the huge expanse of 119 … Continue reading Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandra – Where Akbar rests in Eternal Peace!
Art is that powerful form of expression that knows no boundaries, no geographies and no limitations!! The Art of ‘Marble Inlay’ originates from the Mughal Inlay Art and blossomed beautifully in the age of Mughal Empire. The Marble Inlay Art is indigenously identified as ‘Pachchikari’ or ‘Parchinkari’. It implies the delicate and exquisite process where … Continue reading The Art of Marble Inlay