Qutub Minar


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December 25th 2006
Published: December 25th 2006
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This a splendid brick tower built by three different kings to its completion. It has wonderful art work carved into it all over.

Sadly the Muslim rulers of India either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India.

Qutub minar is built in a temple which was converted to a mausoleum. The once Hindu temple altar is now a burial ground !!!

Talk about intolerance - this is one of extreme examples of Islamic intolerance towards other religions. Now they are discovering that the world famous Taj mahal is also one such conversion of Hindu temple.

I am not sure what was the reason to build this tower. Was it a triumphant gesture or a watch tower? What ever the reason may be. But it looks good and well worth the visit if you are passing through Delhi.




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Hindu temple remnantHindu temple remnant
Hindu temple remnant

Sadly the muslim rulers either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India. These are the pillars commonly seen in hindu temples.
Hindu temple remnantsHindu temple remnants
Hindu temple remnants

Sadly the muslim rulers either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India.
Qutub MinarQutub Minar
Qutub Minar

Sadly the muslim rulers either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India. These are the pillars commonly seen in hindu temples.
Hindu tempel alter converted to burial groundHindu tempel alter converted to burial ground
Hindu tempel alter converted to burial ground

Sadly the muslim rulers either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India. The alter of the temple here is now a musoleum.
Hindu archetecturesHindu archetectures
Hindu archetectures

Sadly the muslim rulers either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India. These are the pillars commonly seen in hindu temples.
Unfinished tower or a destroyed hindu archetectureUnfinished tower or a destroyed hindu archetecture
Unfinished tower or a destroyed hindu archetecture

Sadly the muslim rulers either demolished the hindu tempels or converted them into Islamic mosque. Those intolerant attitude has left a indelible scar in Hindus psyche for ever. That is reflected in the rise of Hindu nationalism in India. Is this one those hindu structures - perhaps it might be.


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