1.0.1 / May 25, 2014
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Nizamuddin area of Delhi has a rich legacy of Sufi traditionsincluding the music and poetry associated with the 13th centurySufi Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya and his disciple, the legendarypoet-composer Hazrat Amir Khusrau. The mobile applicationintegrates the legacy of Amir Khusrau in three sections -life,works and music. The living culture of the area is presentedthrough five different walks connecting to its monuments, cuisines,poetic and Sufi heritage. The self-guided walks provide context,background information and visual gallery specific to each site.The application links Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti to the largerheritage area including Humayun’s Tomb and Abdur Rahim Khan eKhanan’s tomb. The walks help visitors to explore lesser knownmonuments and traditions associated with it. The music app presentsa representative sample collection of qawwali, folk and classicalgenres of music ascribed to Amir Khusrau. They are grouped into twocategories –genre and artist – allowing the user to create playlistas per their choice The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) supportsthe conservation and creative re-use of historic buildings andpublic spaces, which facilitate social, economic, and culturaldevelopment. It focuses on the physical, social, cultural andeconomic revitalisation of communities in the Muslim world. Formore details: http://www.akdn.org/hcp/default.asp The culturalrevival programme under the AKTC’s Nizamuddin Urban RenewalInitiative, supported by the Ford Foundation, is dedicated to thedevelopment of the area into one of the historic and culturalcentres of Delhi by sensitively exploiting the rich cultural assetsof the area. In turn, will spark its socio-economic development andprovide sustainability for the physical upkeep and uplifting of thetraditional substance of Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti. For more details:www.nizamuddinrenewal.org

App Information AALAMEKHUSRAU‏‎Aga Khan Trust for Culture

  • App Name
    AALAMEKHUSRAU‏‎Aga Khan Trust for Culture
  • Package Name
    org.akdn.aalamEKhusrau
  • Updated
    May 25, 2014
  • File Size
    30M
  • Requires Android
    Android 2.2 and up
  • Version
    1.0.1
  • Developer
    Aga Khan Trust for Culture
  • Installs
    1,000+
  • Price
    Free
  • Category
    Books & Reference
  • Developer
  • Google Play Link

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AALAMEKHUSRAU‏‎Aga Khan Trust for Culture 1.0.1 APK
Nizamuddin area of Delhi has a rich legacy of Sufi traditionsincluding the music and poetry associated with the 13th centurySufi Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya and his disciple, the legendarypoet-composer Hazrat Amir Khusrau. The mobile applicationintegrates the legacy of Amir Khusrau in three sections -life,works and music. The living culture of the area is presentedthrough five different walks connecting to its monuments, cuisines,poetic and Sufi heritage. The self-guided walks provide context,background information and visual gallery specific to each site.The application links Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti to the largerheritage area including Humayun’s Tomb and Abdur Rahim Khan eKhanan’s tomb. The walks help visitors to explore lesser knownmonuments and traditions associated with it. The music app presentsa representative sample collection of qawwali, folk and classicalgenres of music ascribed to Amir Khusrau. They are grouped into twocategories –genre and artist – allowing the user to create playlistas per their choice The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) supportsthe conservation and creative re-use of historic buildings andpublic spaces, which facilitate social, economic, and culturaldevelopment. It focuses on the physical, social, cultural andeconomic revitalisation of communities in the Muslim world. Formore details: http://www.akdn.org/hcp/default.asp The culturalrevival programme under the AKTC’s Nizamuddin Urban RenewalInitiative, supported by the Ford Foundation, is dedicated to thedevelopment of the area into one of the historic and culturalcentres of Delhi by sensitively exploiting the rich cultural assetsof the area. In turn, will spark its socio-economic development andprovide sustainability for the physical upkeep and uplifting of thetraditional substance of Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti. For more details:www.nizamuddinrenewal.org
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