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Despite its location in a naturally arid region unable to retain monsoonal overflow, the baoli continues to remain brimming with water for a major part of the year. The sulphur water was once used as a swimming pool for the local boys and the extended platforms often acted as diving pools for the divers who would jump in the water chasing after the coins thrown by visitors. Today, however, the monument lies in a dilapidated state, in dire need of conservation and public awareness. Debris lies in the topmost section of the steps, making it difficult for any tourist access. The water is also filthy and the moss makes the stones slippery. The baoli has not remained untouched by the urbanizational pressure exerted by an ever expanding congested neighborhood and while its periphery has been wedged in by high iron railings, the entire area around has been engulfed by thickly populated residences and shanties. It would be a major loss if the neglected baoli is any further damaged – the serene experience of being magically transported back in time and being alienated from the noise and commotion that ensues outside the enclosure is simply otherworldly and would be hard to replicate if this majestic 800-year old water monument is lost.. . . . . . . . . . . . #sodelhi #Delhigram #DforDelhi #_soidelhi #_soi #delhi_diaries #dd_delhi #delhi_igers #MyPixelDiary #theheritagephotographyclub #budpoi #WahhDelhi #WahhIndia #olddelhi #dildilli #unzipdelhi #zonestreet #storiesofindia  #culturvation #ForbesTravelGuide #baoli #sulphursprings #qutub #vsco #natgeoyourshot #teampixel #googlelocalguides #lostinhistory #lonelyplanetindia #stepwellsofindia
#ICHLoves : Gotta love India's flower markets that scream out wedding season is here! Happy Tuesday ✨ #Culturvation 🎥: www.halla.in
#ICHFestival : The International Film Festival ( Goa )@iffigoa , we are coming for you tomorrow! -- The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is an annual Film Festival of India currently held in the beautiful state of Goa. The Festival aims at providing a common platform for the best of World Cinema to project the excellence of the film art to everyone around the globe. -- This year, IFFI celebrates its 49th edition with a bigger showbiz and a superior lineup of films and artists from around the globe. When: November 20th- November 29th, Panjim, Goa Watch this space as we take you through the action over the next 2 days! #Culturvation #Partner
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Being one of the oldest baolis in the Indian subcontinent, the Gandhak ki baoli is one of the three famous baolis of Mehrauli. Built in the early 13th Century by the then ruler Sultan Iltutmish, the baoli is said to have been constructed for Hazrat Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki, who was revered highly by the Sultan. According to popular folklore, the Sultan himself swiftly commissioned the baoli when he arrived uninvited to Hazrat Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki’s khanqah (monastery) and learnt that the saint, not being able to avail potable water for the purposes of bathing and ablutions, was forced to remain in a disheveled and unwashed state. Thus the Gandhak ki baoli is one of the fastest constructed stepwells of all times, which lies in close proximity to the Khwaja's shrine. The name Gandhak ki baoli was coined because the water in the baoli smelled strongly of gandhak i.e. sulphur. According to Ayurveda, sulphur rich water has various therapeutic and medicinal properties hence, the water from this baoli was used to cure disesases by the maulvis of the Khwaja Kaki's shrine. Architecture wise, the step well has five levels with a circular well on its southern side. Each level narrows down as you descend to the bottom. The steps count down to 105. The stepwell is mostly quite simplistic and unadorned owing to its fast construction. Only the topmost level displays a rudimentary cloistered area utilizing thin pillars that are reminiscent of pillars observed in the nearby Qutub complex that were derived from Hindu and Jain shrines for the construction of Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #sodelhi #Delhigram #DforDelhi #_soidelhi #_soi #delhi_diaries #dd_delhi #delhi_igers #MyPixelDiary #budpoi #WahhDelhi #WahhIndia #olddelhi #dildilli #unzipdelhi #zonestreet #storiesofindia  #culturvation #delhisehoon #ForbesTravelGuide #baoli #india_ig #history #culture #googlepixel #teampixel #teampixel2 #googlelocalguides #mehrauli #lostinhistory
Up for some flea shopping? . I love how colourful such markets are. And also if there's food, the deliciousness reaches your senses even before you enter the area. . Isn't that also true for any Human who has a true and positive soul? Their life is rapped in distinct colours of life and their energy uplifts our mood even when not present in person! . #culturalyatra #cultureofindia #travelcultures #india #seychelles #seychellesisland #fleamarket #markets #streetmarket
(🇷🇺⬇) Mulhouse is a city in eastern France, near the Swiss and German borders. The historical buidlings in this town are quite impressive and characteristic but a few hours is enough to see it. There are a couple of nice shopping streets as well, and some interesting restaurants. ___________________________________ Мюлуз - небольшой городок на востоке Франции, почти на границе со Швейцарией и Германией. Здесь довольно красивый исторический центр с несколькими торговыми и прогулочными улицами. На этот город можно запланировать не больше пары часов, ну или тройки, если захотите попробовать местную кухню. #carousel #mulhouse #france #вотбывcеуcпеть #франция #livethelittlethings #coupleslovetravel #culturvation #doyoutravel #travelgram #путешествовать #travelcouple #traveldiaries #instatravel #旅行 #travelblog #traveling #globetrotter
#Repost @unzip_delhi ・・・ Conventionally, all the 14 gates of the walled city of Shahjahanabad (emperor Shah Jahan’s city, now Old Delhi) were named after their destination points. So one naturally supposes that Turkman Gate would lead to Middle-east and Turkey. However, that’s not the case here. This gate is named after the Sufi saint, Hazrat Shah Turkman Bayabani. His shrine is located in the Mohalla Qabristan, near the Turkman Gate. It is  also known as Dada Pir Wali Dargah. Shah Turkman is believed to be one of the earliest Sufis to settle in Delhi. Since he preferred seclusion, he came to be known as ‘bayabani’, which means “the one who lives in a jungle.” The Baba came to Delhi perhaps in the wake of the invasion of Muhammad Ghori after the second battle of Tarain (1193). But he did not live in Mehrauli where the new rulers had taken up abode. He belonged to a sect of Sufis who like to dwell in the wilderness (bayaban) and meditate. In those days this area was a jungle where roamed many wild beasts, but this man of God did not have anything to fear. His needs were simple and he ate wild fruits and drank water from the pond that occupied the place where the Ramlila Ground is now situated. Though he (Shah Turkman) dwelt far from human habitation his fame spread and people came to visit him and seek his blessings. Not much is known of Shah Turkman except that he was a disciple of Shaykh Shihabuddin Suharwardi of Multan and a contemporary of Khwaja Qutubuddin Kaki of Mehrauli. Sufi manuals record some conversations between Shah Turkman and Khwaja Qutub. Shah Turkman died on 24 Rajab 637 Hijri/1240 AD. . . . . . . #SoDelhi #Delhigram #DforDelhi #_soidelhi #_soi #delhi_diaries #dd_delhi #delhi_igers #MyPixelDiary #theheritagephotographyclub #budpoi #delhiwale #WahhDelhi #WahhIndia #delhiby #puranidilliwaley #olddelhi #dildilli #unzipdelhi #zonestreet #storiesofindia  #culturvation #dargah #sufi #sufism #faith #islam #jungle #lostinhistory
In Bali, kites is a form of gratitude to the creator. For the Balinese, the game of kites is called Melayangan. It is believed that when the season of kites arrives, Rare Angon will come to the earth accompanied by a pipe flute marked to call out the wind. . . . #Bali #Indonesia #Travel #DiscoverEarth #bestplacestogo #etravel #lifeofadventure #_woi #tripotocommunity #NomadsOfIndia #_coi #LonelyPlanetIndia #India_Gram #IndiaClicks #Wanderxwonder #Tlow #Culturvation #wanderersvoyage #discover_india #ColoursofIndia #lpmi #IndiaFeatures #CNTGiveItAShot #OutlookTraveller #Thrillophilia #WonderfulIndobesia
#ICHVintage : At the age of 22, Indrani Rahman became the first Indian woman to participate in the international beauty contest: Miss Universe way back in 1952. She even wore a swimsuit with a twist! Indrani did manage to attract eyeballs among the 30 contestants. Courtesy her adorable bindi and gajra! That's called fashion with a twist. #Culturvation
Good Morning From Mussoorie ❤ . . Kickstarting A Day With A Cup Of Hot Masala Tea & That Too With That View In Backdrop Is A Pure Bliss 🔥 . . Location : Hotel Pacific , Mussoorie 😎 . . #Videepedia #eeeeeats #travelblogger #food #foodie #tea #travel #foodcoma #instafood #foodphoto #natgeo #travelgram #vacation #igers #instagood #instadaily #instamoment #culturvation #delicious #foodgram #throwback #foodgasm #foodphotography #picoftheday #photooftheday #POPxoFeatures #vscocam #tourist #instagramfoodies #yummy
That's the closest I can be from a tiger's mouth😂 Happy Monday everyone! 💕
💓 Love and Passport ~ that is all you need to travel outside our boundary! If you ever get a chance to see another place, experience another culture...I highly recommend you do it. When we step outside of our norm, we see what life for others is like. • • • ♡ #live #travel #explore #travelblogger #passportlove #passportadventures #passportready #wheretonext #adventureiswaiting #takemeaway #travelfun #passportlife #travektofeedyoursoul #diversity #seetheworld #culture #embracediversity #embraceourdifferences #culturvation #travelholic #seekadventure #loveandpassport #traveleverywhere
Take out time for yourself. Do things that you love - reading a book that you've left halfway, going for that solo trip you've always wanted to, meeting friends for coffee, sitting in the verandah and sipping on a hot cup of tea or settling down with a chilled beer, whatever sails your boat. We're often so busy taking care of others happiness and fulfilling our daily duties and that we forget to take care of of the most important person in our life - ourselves. Self isn't just important but mandatory. PC : @shaan_no9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . _________________________________ . #selflove #maketime #photograpvintage #culturvation #rediscover #writersofig #stylephoto #indowestern #MyMyntralook #libas #bohofashionistas #fusionlook #pursuitofportraits #lovingyourselfbitbybit #pixiecut #shorthairslay #notyourregularmahila #indianwomen #namoboli #yogini #nodamselindistress #theduskylady #oxidisedjewellery #ipreview @preview.app
Isn't the location of this beautiful temple just perfect? . Do you know the significance of this eye soothing architectural masterpiece? . This temple is the ONLY hindu temple in the country of Seychelles! . #culturvation #culturalyatra #culture #seychelles #seychellesisland #temple
A variation in the couching technique of hand embroidery has been used to produce a ribbed effect owing to the closely worked stitches. #ivory #wearableart . . Call 9820323981 for more! . . . . #whitefashion #stylist #saree #sarees #culturvation #india #heritage #ethnicwear #indianwear #tradition #ilovesarees #designersareemumbai #sareelove #sareelovers #beetrouted #handembroidery #handembroidered #embroideryart
At my studio conceptualising Dhi! She’s fierce, sharp with her tongue & sharper with her pen! Dhi is not only my alter ego but an intellectual creature that critiques life & all that it encompasses! • • • • • • • • • • #dhi #art #mycomicstrip #painter #author #worldview #artist #artistsoninstagram #artsy #artstudio #artsupplies #quote #thoughtoftheday #whimsical #sunday #quoteoftheday #instagramhub #instagram #igers #artcommunity #curation #lifestyle #luxury #create #culturvation #indiaculturalhub
Jageshwar Temples are a group of over 100 Hindu temples dated between 7th and 12th century near Almora, in the Himalayan Indian state of Uttarakhand. These temples are built from cut stone. Many are small, while a few are substantial. They predominantly illustrate North Indian Nagara style of architecture with a few exceptions that show South and Central Indian style designs, many are dedicated to god Shiva, while others in immediate vicinity are dedicated to god Vishnu, Shakti goddesses and Surya traditions of Hinduism. Jageshwar is located at an altitude of 1870 meters. Jageshwar is the 8th Jyotirling among the Twelve and has great religious value. #_soi #igtoday #storiesofindia #yourshot_india #instagram #great_indian_photography #lc_india #creativeimagemagazine #YourShotPhotographer #SPiCollective #indiaphotostory #lanes_of_india #culturvation #wonderfulindia #theuncommonbox #balkancollective #spicollective #yourshotphotographer #yourshot_india #travelphotography #lonelyplanetindia #inspiroindia #theculturegully #streetphotographyindia #artistaddress #uttarakhand #fujifilm #fujifilmxt2
Just do your bit of choosing affection over pride and pride over desperation and you should be just fine. 😜• • • • • • • • • • • • • • #art #mycomicstrip #painter #worldview #quote #quoteoftheday #instaquote #musings #dhi #intellect #funny #vain #banter #joke #thoughtoftheday #artistsofinstagram #instaart #artistlife #delhi #india #idea #culturvation #indiaculturalhub
More than a heartbreak, it's actually the abandonment by one's maid, that is more painful. While the former may just require a slow alteration in one's psyche, the latter leads to an unexpected, immediate and a complete breakdown of one's lifestyle. 😜 • • • • • • • • • • • • • #banter #vain #maid #woes #delhi #india #art #painter #worldview #quoteoftheday #thoughtoftheday #comic #graphics #quotesofinstagram #quotegame #funny #joke #sarcasm #wittyhumour #culturvation #indiaculturalhub #f52grams
Eventually what remains of us, is not we had seen of ourselves in the mirror, but what another had seen of us in a portrait or a picture.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • #dhi #quote #instaquote #quotesofinstagram #quotegamestrong #comic #graphics #instaart #artlife #art #artistsofinstagram #artistsoninstagram #instagram #instalike #instafollow #instagramhub #igers #indiaculturalhub #culturvation
Welcome to the world of Dhi & her musings! This creature of intellect will take you on a stimulating journey with a typewriter as headgear, Dhi is the definition of mind over matter 🖨• • • • • • • • • • • • • #dhi #intellect #smart #quote #quoteoftheday #quotesofinstagram #instaquote #meme #cartoon #graphic #artofinstagram #artistsoninstagram #instaart #writing #musings #instagramhub #igers #instagram #love #instalife #power #feminist #energy #culturvation #indiaculturalhub
This Mother’s day I decided to encapsulate our relationship through a video, it’s on YouTube! Every girl has a large part of her mother in her and I’m no different, My mother is my strength, my resilience & at times my muse! • • • • • • • • • • • • • • #video #youtube #mothersday #mom #mummy #caregiver #feminine #spiritual #instalike #instalove #instagram #instagramhub #igers #artistsofinstagram #artistsoninstagram #instaart #artistlife #painting #canvas #creative #indiaculturalhub #culturvation
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