Taj Mahal, Agra
|| Taj Mahal Story
Taj Mahal Story
story of Taj Mahal reflects the intensity of love. The fairy tale began when
walking through the bazaar of Agra prince qhurram saw a girl. The girl was exceptionally
beautiful. It was a love at first sight for both of them. After five years,
on an auspicious day they were married and from that moment began the great
epic of love.
Shah Jahan, "The King Of The World"
Prince qhurram was the fifth son of emperor Jahangir. He was the man of extraordinary
brilliance, a great diplomat, a warrior and a lover of art. Once Jahangir
wrote, "In art, in reason, in battle there is no comparison between him
and my other children". In the honor of his numerous victories Jahangir
entitled him as "Shah Jahan", "The King of the World".
After Jahangir's death all his sons quarreled for the thrown, after fighting
for years Shah Jahan killed all his brothers under suspicious circumstances
and became the emperor, besides him stood his queen, comrade and confidante.
Mumtaz Mahal "The chosen one of the palace"
Shah Jahan titled her "Mumtaz Mahal", "The chosen one of the
palace". A rare found combination of beauty and brain. She was her husband's
best friend and confidante. She would counsel him in the diplomatic matters.
She too was a great lover of art.
The End of the Fairy Tale
In 1631 Shah Jahan set up to berahanpur with his troops to subdue a rebellion,
accompanied by Mumtaz Mahal Unfortunately during childbirth she suffered some
complications and died. According to legend before dieing she extracted a
promise from Shah Jahan that he would build a mausoleum
as a tribute to their love.
The story of Taj Mahal begins Shah Jahan was obsessed to fulfill his wife's
last wish. He invited the architects and artisans all over the world and planned
for the building with absolute perfection. Taj Mahal was structured in Persian
style combined with carvings of artisans called from Afghanistan and the garden
designers from Kashmir. It took 22years to complete the Taj Mahal, a memento
of love with the perfection of art. The carvings of Taj Mahal were decorated
with very precious gemstones.
The story of Taj Mahal is unique in itself. It is an evidence that how the
emotions and feelings are important to human life. The story of Taj Mahal
is an example of devotion and faith. The story of Taj Mahal is a love story
not found in papers but stands in the structural form. The story of Taj Mahal
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