Old books have an enchanting smell, don’t they? The musky whiff that lingers only for a few seconds. Isn’t it fascinating to imagine all the history behind these immemorial pieces of art? If you’re a history buff, a bibliophile and a Sufi-lover, you will love what we’ve found for you. Centre of Community Knowledge Ambedkar University Delhi is inviting you for a heritage walk in Dara Shikoh Library!
What To Expect?
A mix of Mughal and British architecture, this hidden gem in Delhi dates back to 17th century when it was constructed by Shah Jahan’s eldest son, Dara Shikoh. You get to witness this erudite scholar’s collection of books and the magnificent architecture.
What You’ll Love?
All Sufism in the air, the experts will brief you about the historical context and myths associated with the place. Learn about the mystical and philosophical aspects of the site. You take home not just mere history lessons but also a part of your own existence.
This will be your ideal winter-afternoon walk on the weekend. But don’t forget to register yourselves first!
Where | Dara Shikoh Library, Lothian Road
When | Saturday, January 12, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Price | Free!
Location | Here
Register | Here