Thankfully some people are more conscious of our heritage. Ashok Mathur took me to see the most beautiful wooden door...
Rana Safvi is a renowned author, translator and documenter of history, heritage and India's syncretic culture. She is the author of the Delhi Trilogy (Where Stones Speak: Historical Trails in Mehrauli, the First City of Delhi, The Forgotten Cities of Delhi, Shahjahanabad The Living City of Old Delhi), and Tales from the Quran and Hadith. She has translated Dastan-e-Ghadar, Asar-us-Sanadid, four accounts form 19th and 20th century as City of My Heart.
Her blog, www.ranasafvi.com, is a repository of her writings on Indian culture, food, heritage and age-old traditions. She lives in Delhi with her family.
Come, explore and fall in love the Beauties of Delhi (Dilli ki Ranaiya’n) and the World with me, Rana Safvi
I have a masters in medieval history from the prestigious Centre for Advanced Studies, Dept. of History, AMU. A firm believer in our Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb, I am passionate about gaining and sharing knowledge and these days I am doing it via the social media platform.