Director: Yousuf Saeed
Duration: 00:00:26; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 28.697; Saturation: 0.121; Lightness: 0.454; Volume: 0.195; Words per Minute: 133.395
Summary: Saleem a resident of Nizamuddin shrine area talks about the importance of the place.
My name is Saleem, and I live right here inside the Holy shrine. And people come to the dargah (shrine) from this country and abroad, from all over the world, to pray for their wishes and vows. Whatever they ask for here, their wishes get fulfilled. And a visit to this place provides great tranquility to the visitor.
Nizamuddin shrine, New Delhi, India
Saleem lives in a small house attached to the shrine of Nizamuddin in Delhi. This video is part of a multidisciplinary study and documentation of the shrine of Nizamuddin Aulia at India's capital city New Delhi. The study is being carried out under "Satellites of Networks" HRA9 of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows". This video clip makes an introduction to the pilgrimage centre that attracts thousands of pilgrims from near and far. The video was shot mostly in 2009. Recorded by Yousuf Saeed and Suboor Bakht.