Ayesha Saeed Ayesha Saeed

Pursuing masters in Linguistics. Loves history, poetry and music. Lives in New Delhi.

All That Glitters is, well, Zardozi!

Zardozi is an elaborate hand embroidery practised in India along with other countries like Iran, ...

Meet The Raconteur, Mirza Naseem Changezi

Sitting on his bed with a book “Ujda Dayar”, Mirza Naseem Changezi seems used ...

Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah: Of Qawwalis and Mannats

One of the oldest places in Delhi is the ‘dargah’ (shrine) of Hazrat Nizamuddin ...

The naked fakir

Sarmad Shaheed: The Fearless Naked Fakir

Existing unbeknown to the everyday stream of visitors of the Jama Masjid in Old ...

Cat Poop Coffee: Time To Cut The Crap?

Kopi Luwak or Cat Poop Coffee Touted as ‘the most expensive coffee in the ...