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Qutub Minar Complex

October 2008

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Qutub Minar Complex Information


  1. A Dixit said:

    There is more than meets the eyes. Did you see many hindu idols (Shiva, Vishnu etc) scattered all over the complex? Did you see the courtyard with several hindu symbols, idols and carvings? Did you read the inscription on the Iron Pillar and its translation inscribed on a stone (by ASI)? Did you go inside the first mosque of India, the Quvvat-ul-Islam mosque, which still has all the hindu symbols on its walls? Qutab Complex is a War-Memorial constructed by a victorious invaders, who ruined a marvelous complex. Just think and try to figure out the truth.

    The inscription on Iron Pillar says, that this Vishnordhvaj (Vishnu’s Tower) was constructed by Chandragupta Vikramaditya after defeating Bahliks. Historians may read it as Vishnu’s Dhwaj (Vishnu’s Flag).

    Posted on November 18th, 2009 at 8:16 am

  2. admin said:

    Dear Mr. Dixit,

    Thank you for your feedback. Yes, I have seen most of the things that you mentioned, but not all. For example, I missed the translation of the inscription on the Iron Pillar. May be I should include these in the post. Initially I thought that it will be a quick visit to the Qutb Minar, but once inside it was difficult to leave and spent almost all the free time in there.

    Posted on November 27th, 2009 at 7:03 am

  3. Dr. Nishant said:

    plz let me knw whr i can purchase ticket of qutub featival and qutub festivial in qutub minar or some where else.

    Posted on October 4th, 2010 at 6:54 am

  4. admin said:

    Passes will be available from 1st October at :-

    Coffee Home, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi
    Dilli Haat INA, New Delhi
    Dilli Haat Pitampura, New Delhi
    Punjabi Academy, Delhi, DDA Community Centre, Sadar Thana Road, Motia Khan, New Delhi – 55
    Tekson Book Shop, G-4, Basement Main Market, South Extension-1, New Delhi
    Bahrisons Book Sellers, Khan Market, New Delhi

    Posted on October 4th, 2010 at 10:09 am

  5. Georgie said:

    I dont know what they are called, but they are for sohtoing pain and relieve from muscle-pulls/sprains.I’ve seen them on almost 3/4 of the players in grand-slam tennis players.

    Posted on October 25th, 2012 at 8:47 am

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