Muslims in the city of Hyderabad thronged to the largest mosque, the Mecca masjid on 17 Aug 2012, to offer their prayers on this holy day. Women offer their prayers from the premises of the Unani Hospital. Text below from Wiki: Also known as Jumu’ah-tul-Wida. Jumu’ah-tul-Wida (Arabic: جمعة الوداع meaning Friday of farewell, also called al-Jumu’ah al-Yatimah Arabic: الجمعة اليتيمة… Continue reading Bade Namaz
After the Bonalu kicks off at Golconda fort it is celebrated in Secunderabad. The Mahankai Bonalu Jathara is probably the most grand celebration of the Bonalu in the twin cities with the largest turnout. The energy and the spirit of the festival must be experienced to be believed. The preparations for the festival happen on… Continue reading Lashkar Bonalu 2012
Kids rallying amidst celebrations of the Milad-un-nabi 2012. All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please do not copy, blog or repost in ANY way. If you wish to use them please get in touch with me through email.
Its amazing that we get to learn new things on a photowalk. In this case, every Tuesday and Saturday rahu-pooja is performed between 3-5 pm which involves lighting lamps in half a lemon. One’s desires are said to be fulfilled if this ritual is performed. All the images on this blog are protected by copyright.… Continue reading
Only wish he didn’t look at me! All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please do not copy, blog or repost in ANY way. If you wish to use them please get in touch with me through email.
Simplicity usually is very captivating. I often like to capture details in architecture, esp when they are graphic. This monument has its own story to tell too, but it shall have to wait till the next few posts! All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please do not copy, blog or repost… Continue reading
Mahboob Chowk is slightly ahead of the Lad Bazaar area, and gets its name from the Nizam VI Mahboob Ali Pasha. It has a clock tower and mosque beyond it. The shops near the clock tower sell metallic decorative pieces, locks, tools, books. The mosque was built in 1817 and has a definite old world… Continue reading Mahboob Chowk Mosque