This walk takes you to the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. The dargah is a representative of Delhi’s ‘Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb’, the phrase used to describe the city’s composite culture.With emphasis on loving God through serving people and spreading love, his teachings added a new dimension to the understanding of Islamic ideals. The complex also contains the mausoleum of Princess Jehanara and later Mughal kings. The tomb of the legendary nineteenth century Urdu poet Ghalib is adjacent to the dargah. Exploring the dargah along with monuments in and around this settlement is like walking across centuries of history.
Sadia Dehlvi is a well-known author, newspaper columnist, and political commentator from New Delhi. Over a career spanning thirtyfive years, her writings and television discussions have focused on issues of faith, heritage, minorities, and women. She is a prominent Indian voice against radicalism and communalism. Dehlvi is the author of Sufism: The Heart of Islam and The Sufi Courtyard: Dargahs of Delhi, published by HarperCollins India.
Meeting point: Chillah Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya: Delhi
Tips: You may need to cover your head while entering religious places. Please dress modestly. carry a bottle of water
Extra costs: NIL