Jun 282016
 
A Ramazan Walk at Jama Masjid Delhi with Navina Jafa

Jama Masjid Delhi – Ramazan Walk This post is about my recent Visit to Jama Masjid Delhi  for Ramazan walk and photography in the area. The moment we say Delhi 6 fragrant nostalgia bubble wrapped in exotica overcomes our senses. The moment I say “ Let us go to Old Delhi “, my friends starts salivating at memories of street foods that we relished on our last visit to Chandni Chowk.  For the folks living in places like Gurgaon (recently sanskarised to  Guru Gram)  and Noida, the town that has no idea about its history starts imagining a wonderland. The [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 152015
 
Ramadan Food Festival Bazaar Singapore

desi goes to Masjid Sultan for Ramadan Food Festival in Singapore As I mentioned in my earlier post, Singapore is one of the few culturally and religiously diverse countries that are peaceful and safe for travelers and locals alike. When I was in Singapore the world was observing the holy month of Ramadan or Ramazan as we call it in the Indian subcontinent. Suggested Reading Shopping in Singapore Those of you who are familiar with Islam will know that Ramadan is the holy month of fasting and praying for purification of body mind and soul. Devout Muslims fast during the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 052013
 
Ramazan Night Market- Charminar Hyderabad

A Walk in Night Bazaar for Ramazan at Charminar & Laad Bazaar   While the politicians squabble over the future of Hyderabad, Hyderabadis fasting and shopping during Ramadan.  The area around Charminar has a special significance during Ramazan, as there is a special Night Bazaar for Ramazan that keeps open till 2-3 am to cater to the shopping frenzy of Hyderabadis in the night. I was to meet my friends from GHAC for Ramazan near the Purani Haveli and then walk all the way to Charminar enjoying the street food, Irani Chai ( a special Hyderabad style tea with origins in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]