City Faith – Ramayan Paath, Sahibabad

City Faith – Ramayan Paath, Sahibabad

Finding peace in the Hindu epic. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Pushpa Singh’s living room in Vasundhara Valley Apartment Society has been turned into a temple. She and her husband, Kshetra Pal, are hosting Ramayan Paath, a continuous…

Capital Experience – Dawn @ Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

A must-see sight before you die. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] One of the things to do in Delhi before you die is to watch the daybreak at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, the shrine of the 14th century sufi…

City Notes – No Women Inside Nizamuddin Dargah

Shame on the house of Delhi’s best known Sufi shrine. [Text and picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] What if Nobel laureate Mr. VS Naipaul goes to Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s dargah? What would Mr. Naipaul, ever the pessimist, ever the cynic,…