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Mosques Of India

Mosques Of India

Call it mosque, masjid, or dargah, they all refer to the same thing – ‘the dome of Allah’. India is home to a slew of mosques that dots the country’s skyline and tots up as a gentle reminder of the country’s Islamic past. It’s hard to miss the sandstone marvel of Fathepur Sikri or the imposing appeal of Charminar once …

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Mahavir Jayanti Images

Mahavir Jayanti Images

Mahavir Jayanti marks the birthday of Lord Mahavira, Sanmati or Vardhamana who founded Jain religion. He always followed the life of peace and teaches non violence, salvation and inhibited killing to his preachers. It is celebrated in the month of March or April in India. His five fold paths are Satya, Brahmacharya, Ahimsa, Aparigraha and Asteya. On this day, flags …

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Jamali Kamali Masjid, Mehrauli, New Delhi

Jamali Kamali Masjid, Mehrauli, New Delhi

Jamali Kamali Masjid is put up within the Archaeological Village complex in Mehrauli and houses a mosque and a tomb. Esteemed highly for its sanctimonious import, this mosque has been named after the Sufi saint Shaikh Fazlullah, better known as Jalal Khan or Jamali. The identity of Kamali, however, remains shrouded in mystery. Although the edifice was constructed in 1528-1529, …

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