Some eight hundred years after the holy book of Quaran was compiled, Mughal emperor Humayun, a devoted Sunni and later a Shia convert, felt the potency of the words with a tumble down the staircase of his favourite tower.
The 81 year old war memorial that has no intention of letting the world forget the gallantry of the British Indian Army.
For incoming travelers headed for Manikaran, Diyar, Kasol or Manali, the Bhuntar-Hatithan bridge might be a mere landmark but for dwellers of the valley it continues to be a busy lifeline.
What creature has the trunk of an elephant, the jaws of a crocodile, the eyes of a monkey, the tusks of a wild boar, the scales, tendrils and gills of a fish, the tail of a peacock, the mane of a horse and the claws of a lion?
The mosque's sponsoring regent was a women of exceptional talent who rose from the humble ranks of wet nurse to the Mughal emperor Akbar to Prime Minister.
Dug deep into the earth to tap subterranean ground water, the stepwells of India were once a popular retreat for the common man to escape the blistering summer heat - a film by Wilderness Films India.