The story of Taj Mahal
reflects the intensity of love. The fairy tale began when walking
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.
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.
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.
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 is rare.
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