18 February, 2016 marks the 33rd anniversary of one of the worst-ever genocides committed in …
Islamic architecture can be seen all around the world. India is one such country where Islamic art and architecture is indeed very prominent.
Often, in foreign discourses, the discussion about Islamic architecture in India is confined to Taj Mahal at Agra and the Jama Masjid of Delhi. However, there is much more to it: be it the northern part of the country, or the coastal areas of the south, or the Deccan plateau region in central India, Islamic architectural marvels are present everywhere. Continue reading “The Legacy of Islamic Architecture in India”
Over the course of years, several masjids have been converted or transformed into churches, museums, etc. Even worse, many a times, masjids have been martyred or destroyed by extremists and terrorists.
Of course, the media is often quick to ignore and even quicker to forget such actions against our masjids. This post mentions five masjids that were martyred or destroyed by extremist outfits. Each of these masjids was an architectural marvel and a symbol of great Islamic cultural heritage. Continue reading “5 Masjids That Were Destroyed By Extremists”