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    12 Old Delhi Food Specials you can’t miss during Ramzaan!!!

    by  • June 6, 2016 • Culture, Events, Food, Photography, Religion • 3 Comments

    ” रमज़ान की आमद का है चारों तरफ चर्चा, इस माह में बहुत ‘रब’ मेहरबान है होता, तेज़ धूप की तपिश सबको सताएगी, भूख़ प्यास की शिद्दत तुम्हें आजमाएगी, रोज़ेदारों तुम हर हाल में सब्र रखना, ये आजमाइश ही तुम को जन्नत में ले जाएगी  “ The streets of Old Delhi or “Dilli 6”...

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    Kila Raipur: Of Bullock-Cart Races, Village Games and Punjab Da Flavour

    by  • March 23, 2014 • Culture, Events, Heritage, Photography • 1 Comment

    Guest post & photos by Divya Rai, and additional text & photos by Ramit Mitra, founder, DelhiByFoot and organising leader of the two day trip. Additional pictures with respective credits wherever applicable is given. Divya is a totally footloose and fancy-free soul, who is training to become a photographer. When she is not being...

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    Sufi Basant – “Mohe Rang De Basanti Nizamuddin Aulia”

    by  • February 6, 2014 • Culture, Events, Heritage, Photography • 3 Comments

    “Mohay apnay hi rung mein rang ley, Tu toh saaheb mera Mehboob-e-Ilaahi” The relationship of Hazrat Amir Khusrow, the poet-extraordinaire and musician with his master Mehboob-e-Ilaahi Khwaja Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia is well documented and known by all lovers of Chisti Sufiyana Silsila and Sufi Tasawwuf . Our forum has also dwelled upon it here. Amir...

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    A Dive into Sufism

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Culture, Events, Heritage • 1 Comment

    Guest Post and Text by Kaushal Mathpal, a DelhiByFoot community member. (Pictures by Ramit Mitra and Shweta Berry) Kaushal is a practicing lawyer in the Delhi Courts but when he is not pitching his case in front of a Judge of a Court, this wanderer at heart takes his notebook and camera and hits...

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    Diwali Bazaars in Delhi – Exploring Purani Dilli

    by  • November 14, 2013 • Culture, Events, Food • 1 Comment

    Guest Post and Text by Ayandrali Dutta, an active DelhiByFoot community member. This post originally appeared in the Times of India online blog of TimesCity here. Tea Junkie, Die hard Romantic, Amateur Cook and perpetual Bhukkad, is how Ayandrali describes herself in her Travel Blog. A journo by profession, which brings the bread and...

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    Hola Mohalla 2013: Jo Bole So Nihal!

    by  • October 10, 2013 • Culture, Events, Heritage, Photography • 3 Comments

    Guest Post and Photographs by Priyanka Bhaskar, a DelhiByFoot community member about our first ‘Out-of-Delhi’ Event of 2013 done earlier in March.  Additional pictures by Ramit Mitra, founder of DelhiByFoot and organising leader of this 2-day trip. Priyanka is a true-blood travel and trekking enthusiast, having completed tough treks like Everest Base Camp (2013),...

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    An evening with the Ghosts of Mehrauli, Delhi

    by  • June 25, 2013 • Events, Nature • 12 Comments

    What do you say when the usual calm that you feel at a place turns to stillness of an eerie kind and the air itself seems unwelcoming, whispering us to leave?! It was 10PM on Saturday night, and we were sauntering in the woods around Mehrauli, just beyond the Qutub Minar Complex. The setting had the...

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    Shab-E-Baraat Celebrations in Dilli…

    by  • June 24, 2013 • Events, Heritage • 0 Comments

    Across the country today one of the most auspicious of Muslim festivals is being celebrated with a whole night of offering special prayers and reciting of the Quran, religious fervour and rituals and ‘Dua’ for ‘divine blessings’. Tonight is the auspicious 15th night of Shabaan, also called “Shab-e-Baraat”, that the Prophet Muhammad taught his disciples to...

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