Interesting facts and anecdotes combine with beautiful photographs and exclusive illustrations to bring alive the Jama Masjid. This book narrates the story of a grand edifice, its architectural details and its surroundings through the centuries. Turn some pages of Jama Masjid—Call of the Soul and you can visualise yourself going up a majestic flight of steps that leads to the grand mosque. This splendid structure, a witness to changing times, stands on a rocky hill in the heart of Delhi. Here, the old and new come together to tell a tale of this doorway to paradise. Right from Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s vision to the present day festivities during Id, stories, myths, legends intertwine with facts and figures to present a tribute to the wonder that is the Jama Masjid. The Foreword is written by Professor Mushirul Hasan, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.