Hi everyone ..
12th issue of LAFZ online magazine has been published; You can find my article and photoshoot in history section about Masjid Wazir khan at
- http://lafzonline.com/TheMagazine/issues/issue12/ page 5 and 148 to 167
Find my other articles in LAFZ magazine about
An evening walk, on Mall Road Lahore;
(dated 26th August, 2k12)
Once attributed as mole on the face of Lahore, this masjid is still unique in its kind;
Masjid Wazir khan is famous for its extensive faience tile work. Built in seven years, starting around 1634–1635 AD, during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. It was built by Hakim Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and a governor of Lahore. (from wikipedia)
I have a visit of this masjid last month, and was just stunned when I saw its design and artwork; For me its far more beautiful then the Badshahi masjid of Lahore; You can see my photo shot of this masjid here;
Have you visited this place before? Please share your experience in comments;
You may also interested in
- Katasraj Temple, Chakwal Pakistan;
- Kamran’s Baradari, Lahore Pakistan;
- Tomb of Khan-e-Jahan Bahadur Jang Kokaltash – Lahore
- Anonymous Tomb Near Samanabad Lahore;
5th issue of LAFZ online magazine by LAFZ media has been published; Alhamdulillah my article also made its place in history section; This time, it was about Razia Sultan, the Sultan of Delhi, India (1236 – 1240). You can find it at LAFZ Magazine, Page 3 & Page 80;
My another article on Empress Mehr-un-Nisaa (Nur Jahan) can be found in Issue3 of LAFZ Magazine, Page 136;
Article on Zēb-un-Nisā Makhfī was featured in Issue2 of LAFZ Magazine, Page 76.
Going from Lahore to Shahdara Town and crossing the Ravi river bridge, one must turn his eyes towards a white, historical building covered with trees and crowded with many visitors; Situated at bank of bank of Ravi, this building is termed as Kamran Ki Baradari, the only significant architectural structure built by Prince Kamran exists today;
That was April of last year when, coming back from Shahdara town, I instantly turned my car on side road leading to this building, just to extinguish the thrust of my saunterer soul;
Image taken on Apr 3, 2011, 16:55h
This evening poped up an email in my inbox, from the editor of LAFZ media about the next issue of LAFZ magazine; I hurriedly clicked the link and found my article featured from pages 136 to 141; A feel of relax and relief made a content smile over my face, and it lasts until I re read it once; Alhamdulillah, my second article on history made his place in magazine; Thanks to founder of LAFZ project Yasser Ali who widen his circle and added me to his team;
while moving on canal road Lahore, if you go towards Mugalpura underpass coming from The Mall, then you have to cross railway tracks over road; At this place if you look towards your left side, you’ll have a look over a tomb in miserablecondition. This is a tomb of Khan-e-Jahan Bahadur Jang Kokaltash. Daily thousands of people watch this tomb when they move there but very very few know what is it. I have been in Lahore for more then sixteen years and hundred of times i passed by this road, it comes to my mind always to see what is it and at last I go and found a mausoleum. He is of Nobles of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir’s period and the name of that Noble is ‘Khan-e-Jahan Bahadur Zafar Jang Kokaltash’.