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The Hayat baksh bagh, which means "life-bestowing garden", is the largest of the gardens in the Red fort in Old Delhi. The Sawan/Bhadon pavilions (mandap) are two almost identical structures facing on opposite ends of the canal. They are carved out of white marble and located in this garden. A feature is a section of a wall with niches. Originally small oil lamps would be lit and placed in these niches at night, or vases with golden flowers be placed during the day. The water from the channel would cascade over it, creating the impression of a golden curtain. The names Sawan and Bhadon are the two months in the Hindu calendar during the monsoon. It is not clear however which pavilion carries which name. Source : wiki

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  • Copyright: Gueguel Miguel (Miguel82) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5158 W: 0 N: 4171] (34920)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-00-00
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: 1/21 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2019-10-22 2:27
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