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Dargah of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti

Dargah of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti

A journey from Visual Archives Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti, a famous sufi scholar of 13th century India was born at Sistan (now in modern Iran) in 1143 CE in family of Sayyid Ghyiath al Din. From his ancestral affiliations, this family was among the descendants of Hazrat...

Eid Mawlid Nabwi in visual archives

Eid Mawlid Nabwi in visual archives

From the court of the Ottomans to Mughals, once can find the celebration of Prophet Birthday all across the Islamic world. In year 1588, the Ottomans officially declared this day as Mevlid Kandil.

Khawaja Fariduddin Nawab Dabir Ud Daula

Khawaja Fariduddin Nawab Dabir Ud Daula

Khwaja Fariduddin was one of the most distinguished among his brothers who attained knowledge of oriental sciences from famous Tafazzul Hussain Khan from Lucknow during reign of Asaf Ud Daula. He was also send as an envoy to Tehran by Governor General.