Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By  Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden Shalamar Garden was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore in 1642. To irrigate the Garden, a canal named “Shah Nahar” meaningRoyal canal, was brought from a distance of over 160 kilometers. The canal intersected the Gardens and discharged into a large marble basin in the middle terrace. From this basin, and from the canal, rise 410 …

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Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By  Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden Shalamar Garden was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore in 1642. To irrigate the Garden, a canal named “Shah Nahar” meaningRoyal canal, was brought from a distance of over 160 kilometers. The canal intersected the Gardens and discharged into a large marble basin in the middle terrace. From this basin, and from the canal, rise 410 …

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Indian Dance and Its Rich Tradition

Indian dance has a very rich tradition. The tradition of Indian classical and folk dance has been thoroughly discussed in Natya Shastra, the oldest surviving text of the world on stagecraft. In the earlier days of the theatre, dancers mimed the story and the singers sang the dialogue with the instrumentalists accompanying them. Though the singers and the instrumentalists played …

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Dance of Soul

Dance of Soul

In the new Lahore lies buried Shah Husain and with him lies buried the myth of Lal Husain. Still, at least once a year we can hear the defused echoes of the myth. As the lights glimmer on the walls of Shalamar, the unsophisticated rhythms of swinging bodies and exulting voices curiously insist on being associated with Husain. This instance …

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Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By  Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden Shalamar Garden was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore in 1642. To irrigate the Garden, a canal named “Shah Nahar” meaningRoyal canal, was brought from a distance of over 160 kilometers. The canal intersected the Gardens and discharged into a large marble basin in the middle terrace. From this basin, and from the canal, rise 410 …

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Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By  Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden Shalamar Garden was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore in 1642. To irrigate the Garden, a canal named “Shah Nahar” meaningRoyal canal, was brought from a distance of over 160 kilometers. The canal intersected the Gardens and discharged into a large marble basin in the middle terrace. From this basin, and from the canal, rise 410 …

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Memoir: First Dance After My Passing Out Parade

A Dance to Remember The Air Force is a fine place and one of the services that have an aura and glamour of its own. Despite a PG in Nuclear Physics I joined the Air Force and trained hard to pass the course and become a Pilot Officer. That was the first rank in the hierarchy at that time( Now …

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Dance of Soul # A Malang at Shah Hussain FEstival

Dance of Soul # A Malang at Shah Hussain FEstival

Shah Hussain was a Punjabi poet and Sufi saint. His Urs (annual death anniversary) is celebrated at his shrine every year. It is known as “Mela Chiraghan” (“Festival of Lights”). Shah Hussain was the pioneer of the Kafi form of Punjabi poetry, which are very popular form of sufi singing in Punjab.In the new Lahore lies buried Shah Husain and …

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Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By  Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden (Mughal Garden), Lahore By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Shalamar Garden was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore in 1642. To irrigate the Garden, a canal named “Shah Nahar” meaningRoyal canal, was brought from a distance of over 160 kilometers. The canal intersected the Gardens and discharged into a large marble basin in the middle terrace. From this basin, and from the canal, rise 410 fountains, which …

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