Monday, 16 April 2012
Skanda and some other Puranas talk about Ayodhya as one of the seven most holy cities of India. It was the location of many proceedings in Hindu myths. Today pre-eminently a temple town, Ayodhya is well-known for its close friendship with the classic Ramayana. It is a city of huge ancient times full of historical significance and sacred temples. The Atharvaveda describe Ayodhya as "a city built by Gods and being wealthy as paradise itself."
The first ruling reign of this region was the Ikshvakus of the solar clan (Suryavansa). According to custom, Ikshvaku was the eldest child of Vaivasvata Manu, who recognized himself at Ayodhya. The speech for earth `Prithivi’ found in many Indian language is hypothetical to have been resulting from Prithu, the sixth king of the line. A few generations afterward came Mandhatri, in whose line the 31st king was Harischandra, known extensively for his honesty (Sathya-sandhata) which he conventional as his life-style. He is also famed for his other good acts as king which was follow by the other kings of the Surya Vamsa also. Raja Sagar of the similar clan perform the Asvamedha Yajna and his huge grandson Bhagiratha is supposed to have bring the river Ganges on to the earth by asset of his reparation. Later in the occasion came the great Raghu, after whom the family came to be called as Raghuvamsa. His grandson was Raja Dasaratha, the father of Rama with whom the magnificence of the Kausala family reaches its uppermost point. The story of this marathon has been immortalizing by Valmiki in the Ramayana.
Ayodhya is a city of many chairs of worship. Several religions have grown-up and prosper simultaneously and at different periods. Remnants of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam can still be establish in Ayodhya. According to Jainism, five Tirthankaras were born at Ayodhya, including Adinath (first Tirthankar), Ajitnath (second Tirthankar), Abhinandanath (fourth Tirthankar), Sumatinath (fifth Tirthankar) and Anantnath (fourteenth Tirthankar). According to Jain Agams, it is the 2nd undying city after Shikharji, which never vanish or disappear during change of eras.
Saturday, 11 February 2012
Bahu Begum Ka Maqbara : (The tomb of the Queen Bride) the monument build for queen of Nawab Shujah-ud-Daulah, Unmatuzzohra Bano Begum. It’s one of the tallest building in Faizabad and is a attractive example of non-mughal Muslim structural design. Despondently, this gorgeous monument is a injured party of abandon and is degeneration
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
FAIZABAD As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Faizabad in 2011 is 167,544; of which male and female are 87,279 and 80,265 respectively. The sex ratio of Faizabad city is 920 per 1000 males.
In education section, total literates in Faizabad city are 130,700 of which 70,243 are males while 60,457 are females. Average literacy rate of Faizabad city is 86.52 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.34 and 83.45 percent.
Total children (0-6) in Faizabad city are 16,479 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 8,658 boys while 7,821 are girls. Child sex ratio of girls is 903 per 1000 boys.
Faizabad city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Faizabad Urban Agglomeration. Although Faizabad city has population of 167,544; its urban / metropolitan population is 259,160 of which 139,074 are males and 120,086 are females.
Monday, 23 January 2012
Gulab Bari accurately meaning 'Garden of Roses', the Tomb of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula, this leave has a good collected works of roses of a range of variety set by the side of water fountain. Gulab Bari is the maqbara (Mausoleum) of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula, the third Nawab of Oudh (now Awadh) in the site.Shuja-ud-Daula the Nawab of Awadh among Four Sons, General Barker and other Military officer.
The Nawab grace Faizabad with several beautiful buildings, distinguished among them is the Gulab Bari, Moti Mahal and the tomb of Bahu Begum. Gulab Bari is a gorgeous building of fine structural design, position in a garden bordered by a partition, easy to talk to through two huge gateways. Ayodhya and Faizabad are twin cities. Shuja-ud-Daula's wife was the well known Bahu Begum, who wedded the Nawab in 1743 and sustained to live in Faizabad, her house being the Moti-Mahal. Close by at Jawaharbagh lies her Maqbara, where she was hidden after her death in 1816. It is careful to be one of the supreme buildings of its type in Avadh, which was build at the price of three lakh rupees by her head guide Darab Ali Khan. A fine outlook of the city is reachable from top of the begum's tomb. Bahu Begum was a woman of great peculiarity and rank, behavior dignity. Most of the Muslim building of Faizabad is credited to her. From the date of Bahu Begum's bereavement in 1815 till the takeover of Avadh, the city of Faizabad slowly fell into decompose. The magnificence of Faizabad finally eclipse with the changing of capital from Faizabad to Lucknow by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula.