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Jagat Gosain aka Jodha Bia was an princess of Marwar aka Jodhpur and daughter of Mota Raja Udai singh. Her official title was Taj Bilqis Makani after she gave birth to the heir of Jehangir Shah Jahan aka Khurram. 383 more words



The Taj Mahal, an epitome of symmetry, a timeless symbol of love. This breath-taking marble mausoleum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Agra attracts some 3 million visitors each year. 30 more words

Photo Challenge

My First Ever Visit to the Majestic Taj Mahal!

This is the photo of my first-ever trip abroad during my childhood! Well, I should rather say my ancestral home in India since that’s where I hail from!

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What makes things great?

The Petra in Jordan, Coliseum of Italy, Chichen Itza of Mexico, Machu Picchu in Peru, Great Wall of China, Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro and Taj Mahal of India… 630 more words

Arun Shekar


Today was a day when Calcutta walked me one large chapter in her story. I walked for over four hours under a cooperative winter sun, to seek and find what I never knew. 1,171 more words

In the Aftermath of Love at Agra

The octagonal tower is embellished with trellised windows. In the chiaroscuro of Agra’s midday light, each arched screen scintillates with the sophistication of pointelle lace. Peering through one of the eyelets, I can see the distant minarets of… 768 more words