Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (Arabic: جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير‎) :

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (Arabic: جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير) : 

Prome Minister Modiji is Visiting U.A.E.on 16th and 17 August.He will also visit this famous mosque. 
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (Arabic: جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير) is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates[1]and is considered to be the key for worship in the country.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was initiated by the late president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who wanted to establish a structure which unites the cultural diversity of Islamic world, the historical and modern values of architecture and art.[2] His final resting place is located on the grounds beside the same mosque. The mosque was constructed from 1996 to 2007.[3] It is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. The building complex measures approximately 290 m (960 ft) by 420 m (1,380 ft), covering an area of more than 12 hectares (30 acres), exclusive of exterior landscaping and vehicle parking.[4]
As the country's grand mosque, it is the key place of worship for Friday gathering and Eid prayers. During Eid it can be visited by more than 40,000 people.[1]
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center (SZGMC) offices are located in the east minarets. SZGMC manages the day-to-day operations, as a place of worship and Friday gathering, and also a center of learning and discovery through its educational cultural activities and visitor programs.

The library, located in the north/east minaret, serves the community with classic books and publications addressing a range of Islamic subjects: sciences, civilization, calligraphy, the arts, coins and includes some rare publications dating back more than 200 years. In reflection of the diversity of the Islamic world and the United Arab Emirates, the collection comprises material in a broad range of languages, including Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Korean.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Flower Exhibition @ Lalbaugh....Bangaluru....

તારીખ ૦૯.૦૮.૨૦૧૫,રવિવાર ના રોજ બેંગલોરે ખાતે લાલબાગ માં પુષ્પો નું પ્રદર્શન જોવાનો અનોખો લ્હાવો માણ્યો...પ્રસ્તુત છે. યાદગાર ક્ષણો ની કેટલીક તસ્વીરો.... 

રડી રડીને વિખેરાઈ રાત ફૂલો પર,
આ ઓસ છે કે છે મારી જ જાત ફૂલો પર.
તમે કહો છો ભલે બુંદ પણ અમે કહીશું:
તરી રહી છે સકળ કાયનાત ફૂલો પર.
પવનને કાન મરોડીને કોઈ સમજાવો,
ન ખુલ્લેઆમ કરે પક્ષપાત ફૂલો પર.
બચી ગયો છે શું એથી હસી રહ્યો છે તું ?
તૂટ્યો જો હોત તો આવું હસાત ફૂલો પર ?
ભલા ! નડ્યા નથી શું કંટકો કદીય તને ?
ફરી ફરીને તું લાવે છે વાત ફૂલો પર….
સમયસર આવી ચડી બાગમાં તું, સારું થયું;
નકર તો શુંનું શું આજે લખાત ફૂલો પર !

-વિવેક મનહર ટેલર