Phoolwalon Ki SAIR: HeritageTemple Tour (Religious Heritage Tour of Delhi).
India is not only a country but called Indian subcontinent. India is an idea of civilization where from centuries people from different religion co-existed. That is why India is called to be the Melting Pot of the cultures. It has Hindu and Jain Temples, Muslim Mosques, Sikhs Gurudwara in one city. All the different religion people live together with peace and tolerance. This Tour showcases the culture of co-exsistance of Delhi.
Delhi Religious Tour – Places to visit
1) Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
2) Qutab Minar
3) Chattarpur Temple
4) Akshardham Temple
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is located in the heart of Delhi in the Connaught Place. It was originally the Banglow of Mirja Raja Jai Singh. This Gurudwara has an expansive compound overlooking large sarovar(holy pond). The Pond is so natural that it has large size gold-fishes inside the sarovar dedicated to Guru Harkishan, the eighth sikh Guru. This is the place where Guru stayed during a visit to delhi in 1664. The Gold plated dome reflects beautifully in the pond which has Goldfishes. There is a corridor, skirting its entire length, has a small white dome on each corner. Above the stairs from the pond id marbled courtyard with Nishan Sahib, a tall flagpole that marks every Gurudwara. This traditional symbol of sikh identity is drapped into a saffron cloth and topped by two-edged dagger, worshipers flock to pay respect to it. Inside the prayer hall the raagis sing with their Harmoniums and Tablas as day long, as a priest fans the Guru Granth Sahib. The devotees sit for prayers there. The Gurudwara has famous langar offers Puffy Rotis, Earthy Dal, Subji and piping hot kheer at sit down meal at regular intervals.
Qutab Minar stand tall at 72.5 Meters in the southern district of Mehrauli near Gurgaon in Delhi. One of the heritage Terrains of Central India nesteled in the Aravali range of Mountain. It is Tower of Victory started by Qutab-Uddin Aibak, the commander left in charge of Delhi, the commander left in charge of Delhi, became the most powerful of Muhammad of Ghors Sultans. It consists of Zami Masjin and the Temple Complex which is now Mosque Quwatul Islaam. It has following famous Components.
The name Qutab Minar appears to come from “Qutab Shahib ki Lath” in honour of the local saint Bakhtiyar Kaki, whose popular name is Qutab Sahib. The tower was thought of as staff(lath) which connected the earth and ocean.
Quwwatul Islam Mosque: Quwwatul Islam Mosque has Quranic Inscriptions over the wall of the Qutab Minar. It is first Grand Mosque of Delhi made in 12th Century made from rubble of Hindu and Jain Temples that the conquerors destroyed after driving the Hindu rulers out of Delhi in 1192. The mosques pillars are elaborately carved with disfigured Hindu Idols. Tourists walk under the lofty arches and pose against the Tombs. Some historians believe that it was named after the Qutubuddin Aibak who commissioned the Tower. Others think that it was named after Bakhtiyar Kaki the famous Sufi Saint Khwaja Bakhtiyar Kaki.
Spread over sixty acres, the Chattarpur Temples the Adya Katyani Mandir is dedicated to the Goddess Shakti on the Mehrauli Gurgaon Road is magnificent set of Temples in Delhi. It compensates the scarcity of religious Temple in the Muslim dominated structures of Delhi. It was established by Baba Sant Nagpal, holy man with influence in Delhi’s power circles. The regular visitors of the Temples included the late Prime Minister of India Smt. Indira Gandhi. The Temple is dedicated to the incarnation of Goddess Durga, however Temple houses various God and Goddeses. The complex has dozens of sculpted Tigers and lions guarding the walls, Pillars, Stairs and Gardens.
The snow white sikhars in the main Shaktipeeth Temple are hidden behind the light brown façade of Utsav Mandapam, a hall used during the festivals. One of the six shrines has a black Nandi Bull on a chessboard-patterned floor The silver-plated walls in Ram Temple complement the ornate marble pillars. The biggest hall, with colorfully painted domes, is devoted to Goddess Shiva-Parvati.
Lakshmi Vinayak Temple: Lakshmi Vinayak Temple is inspired by the classical South Indian Temple Architecture. The main deity here is Lakshmi and Ganesha – are of pure silver. Its door is capped by painting of Baba Nagpal sleeping inside a Pythons Mouth. The langar hall can accommodate around 5,000 devotees.
The Tour cost includeTotal Walking Time required: Two to Three hours depending upon interest.
Mode of Commuting: Walk / Rickshaw
PS : Rickshaw ride provided between Parathe wali Gali to Khari Bowli and Khari Bowli to Shwetamber Jain Temple.
Registration Details: Contribute Rs. 2500/- OR USD 49 (In case of Foreigners) per person, Minimum 2 Persons for conducting the Tour.
The Tour cost ins:
The Guide Cost
Transfer cost from Hotel in Delhi to the Tour area or Monument.
Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi.
Tour Cost Excludes:
Any Monument Entrance Charges.
Contact Pankaj Kumar / 9811911823