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A Solitary Tear on the Cheek of Time

Ask anyone, anywhere, what is the one place any traveller MUST visit on a journey through India? Without hesitation you will get the same answer from virtually every person on earth, the Taj Mahal. 782 more words


Chapter 2: The Career of Shahaji

AT the time when Shahaji succeeded to the mansab, the renowned Malik Ambar was at the head of the Nizam Shahi State. It is indispensable at this stage to have some general notion of the state of Ahmednagar, on the eve of its extinction. 4,190 more words



He is called by many titles, but one sticks out in my mind. The “King of Marvels”. Rightfully so. It would have been enough to say he founded Taj Mahal, to honor his beloved Mumtaz Mahal, his favorite wife. 418 more words


TAJ MAHAL: A Heart-Melting Love Story

He was 14 at the time. The grandson of Akbar the Great, famous for his empire marked by war victories, grand fortress palaces, flourishing arts and culture,  and a royal… 513 more words


The wonder that is Taj

There are a few things in this world that one must see in their lifetime. Some may say the Eiffel Tower or the Grand Canyon. To me, it has got to be the Taj Mahal. 155 more words


Why the Taj Mahal Will Land Your Husband in Hot Water

“It appears like a perfect pearl on azure ground. The effect is such I have never experienced from any work of art” – British Painter, Hodges… 1,451 more words


Connected and Full

Just as I was about to hit the power button on my television last night, I got a text from a friend informing me that… 699 more words

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