Explore Lucknow – Asifi Masjid (Asifi Mosque), Bada Imambada A forgotten gem

An architectural marvel an amazing engineering feat, a proof of British Atrocities, this beautiful religious hamlet is all this all this and much more.. … More Explore Lucknow – Asifi Masjid (Asifi Mosque), Bada Imambada A forgotten gem

Explore Lucknow – Teele Wali Masjid (mosque), the Unknown Gem, its role in the history of Lucknow

We had crossed this mosque known as Teele Wali Masjid (Mosque on the Mound) many a times while going to Chowk, but it never occurred to us that this location has an important role to play in the history of Lucknow. … More Explore Lucknow – Teele Wali Masjid (mosque), the Unknown Gem, its role in the history of Lucknow

Explore Lucknow – Chota (small) Imambada or Hussainabad Imamabara

An Imambada built in 1838 CE with extensive use of Islamic Calligraphy (Imambada is a building used by Shia Muslims, the practitioners of Shia Islam (2nd largest branch of Islam) for the purpose of Azadari – azadari, the practices/rituals related to mourning and lamentation commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (Husayn ibn Ali) grandson of Prophet Mohammed in the battle of Karbala, which takes place in the period of Muharram.) … More Explore Lucknow – Chota (small) Imambada or Hussainabad Imamabara