Shah Jahan

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  • From Sea To Sea What Is There To See Essay

    First of all the Egyptian pyramids, to witness how big they actually are and then realize they were built approximately 4,000 years ago is insane. Second is the Taj Mahal, one of the worlds most popular tourist attractions. It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. The strategies that were followed to build this massive monument set itself apart from any other at the time. The symbolism carved in the walls tell stories about the Empire and the Jahan life. Traveling to see new places does not always mean you have to cross seas. Next we have Frances gift to the United States, the Statue of Liberty. The statue stands as a national monument and symbolizes the freedom and liberty in America. It is a good land mark to visit because it holds stories about the country we live in…

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  • Mughal Garden Essay

    On Emperor’s instruction, it was planned and built by the well- known Iranian architects Ali Mardan Khan and Mulla Ala-al-Mulk Tuni. 197 Chashma Shahi Bagh(چشمہ شاہی باغ) Chashma Shahi Bagh(چشمہ شاہی باغ) or also famous as The Royal Spring Garden at Kashmir was built in 1632 A.D. attributed its construction to Shah Jahan himself. But its Iranian features seem more likely that the actual builder was Ali Mardan Khan, at that time as Governor of Kashmir, working accorrdingto the Emperor’s…

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  • My Visit India Essay

    impact on Mughal rule over India. The Taj Mahal is located in a city called Agra, which is just outside the city of New Delhi. The Taj Mahal represented the power of the Mughal Empire. Emperor Shah Jahan built this structure, in 1632, to house his wife’s tomb after she passed away. The Taj Mahal is also serves as a tomb for Shah Jahan, who died in 1666. The guide also told that the real bodies were once buried under the main dome of the Taj Mahal; however, they have been moved to a different…

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  • Aurangzeb Characteristics

    EMPEROR AURANGZEB Aurangzeb, real name was Muḥī al-Din Muhammad was the 6TH Mughal emperor of the sub continent. He was 5th in line as an emperor. He was personable and brave. Aurangzeb moreover was a seasoned general, a good leader of his men and a moral man. He was emperor for 49 years. (1658 till 1707). He had 5 sons, Muhammad Sultan, Bahadur shah, Muhammad kam bakhsh, Muhammad Azam Shah, Muhammad Akbar. He fought his first battle as chief commander. CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY…

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  • Architecture: The Taj Mahal

    Shah Jahan, Taj Mahal, c. 1632-1647. Marble, 580m by 300m The Taj Mahal is a powerful and famous building worldwide and according to Let’s Go, The Taj Mahal is “Featured on signs of a million and one restaurants, T-shirts, and biscuit tins…” (176) The Taj Mahal is famous because of the builder, Shah Jahan’s, sad love story and the “unique beauty” (Bradnock & Bradnock 243) of the architecture. Built with white marble and different stones from across Central Asia, engraved with different floral…

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  • Why India Is An Underdeveloped Country

    throw each other with variety of colors powder. During the festival of color, the whole neighbors is cover with differnt kind of colors. Last is Independence day. Indian celebrate Independence day on August 15 every years. Sepoy Mutiny in Meerut began Independence movement in 1857. Later in life, Gandhi took over Independence movement in the 2th century with National congress and other political Organization. For Indian people, Independence day is the day to give thanks to the people who fought…

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  • Compare And Contrast Safavid And Islamic Empires

    importance in the Empire, which helped create peace between the kingdoms . The greatest Emperor was known as Abu Akbar; he is considered one of the greatest rules of all time. Akbar believed all religions deserved respect and it was his duty to treat all of his people equally. With this idea of tolerance, Akbar ended a tax placed on non-Muslims, deeming it discriminatory. He was a very intellectual man and encouraged discussion and debates with people from all over the Islamic world. In the…

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  • The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

    The Mughal Dynasty, 1520 CE to 1850 CE, is an Islamic dynasty that invaded Hindu India. Akbar the Great, Aurangzeb, and Shah Jahan were the most famous leaders of the Mughal Dynasty. However, the most useful leader is Akbar the Great. To begin with, the Divine Faith was a huge contribution to making the Mughal successful. Secondly, the Mughal dynasty expanded to a significant extent due to Akbar the Great. The importance of education was valued in the Mughal Empire during Akbar’s reign. Lastly,…

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  • The Importance Of The Taj Mahal

    Located at the bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India is the Taj Mahal which is considered to be one of the greatest, most attractive monuments and is mentioned to be the 7th wonders of the world, it attracts over 3 million visitors every year from all over the world. The Taj Mahal was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal whom he loved dearly. The emperor wanted intended for this Taj Mahal to be one of the most beautiful…

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  • Analysis Of Knowing History And Knowing Who We Are By David Mccullough

    experience of life, which is what education is all about. For example, McCullough discusses the Panama Canal’s present-day significance. The canal was finished earlier and cost less than expected, and “is still running today exactly the same as it was in 1914 when it opened” (McCullough). In addition, the workers did not understand the chemistry of concrete, but they still built the canal better than people could do it today. The canal is a perfect example of engineering at its best: creations…

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