Christian Monk 113082846 April-16-2016 India and the Taj Mahal Essay #3 The Art and History Behind the Taj Mahal Give a historical and artistic overview of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, using your textbook and three additional online sources to discuss this important architectural complex. The Taj Mahal (also known as the “Shrine of Love” and the “The Jewel of Muslim Art in India”) is a very expansive tomb located in Agra India (previously the Mughal Empire) on the Yamuna River. Though India is the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism, “monumental tombs were not part of either the Hindu or Buddhist traditions” instead such grand burial chambers “had a long history in Islamic architecture” (Gardener). The Taj Mahal was built by ruler of the
The Taj Mahal was a tremendous achievement by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan. It was made in the heart and capital of the Mughal empire, Agra. Shah Jahan was the fifth Mughal emperor. He formed this tomb as a burial place and as a monument of remembrance for his lost love, his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Known as the “Jewel of India”, it acts as a symbol of his love for his wife.
To begin with, the Taj Mahal is located in Agra, India. It is a mausoleum which is located on the south bank of the Yamuna river. Also, it is a monument which was created in memory of Shah Jahan 's wife who was Mumtaz Mahal. The architectural style of the Taj Mahal is Mughal architecture, which combines Indian, Persian and Islamic influences. Also, this great monument took around 22 years to build and is a symbol of India’s history.
Taj Mahal, An Eternal Monument Of Love Taj Mahal, one of the most attractive tourist places in the world is a perfect symbol of love and affection of a husband for his wife. It’s the history of Taj that adds a soul to its magnificence. The great architecture and incredible design symbolizes love, loss, remorse and again love at the end. The Taj Mahal was built by one of the emperors of Mughal Saltanat, Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved departed wife Mumtaz Mahal who died after giving birth to their 14th child in the year 1631. The monument is named after Mumtaz so she could be remembered eternally.
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The temple is known locally as the "Bave Wali Mata temple". The fort is located on a high plateau land overlooking the Tawi River on its rocky left bank. The forest area that surrounds the fort has been developed into a well laid out park called the “Bagh-e-Bahu”, developed on the lines of the Mughal Gardens from where a commanding view of the city of Jammu could be seen. The garden attracts a large number of visitors.
Exclusive location and charming beauty of the palace makes it one of the best photographic sites in Jaipur. A true combination of Mughal and Rajput style of architecture, Jal Mahal is constructed in red sandstone. Its original structure is five storied but its four storeys get submerged during monsoon and thus only top storey is visible. Tourists can book boat rides to visit the palace; only the terrace garden is allowed to be accessed by the visitors. The palace gives ample opportunities to spot flamingos and variety of migratory birds to the bird watchers.
all the temples are decorated with beautiful carvings. Khajuraho temple complex was built mostly from 950 to 1050 year. Basically, these temples were divided into two groups ... and Hindu Dzhaynistkie. Constructed of sandstone and granite ... is the finest work of art, where you can see everything to the last detail, even the hair line and nail shape. The temples are covered with numerous erotic poses, from what are called "City of
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We made our way amid the speeding cars, terrible honks and long ticket queues to the main entrance and with just one look of the Taj Mahal and all the skeptical voices in the heads, the long social media messages of ‘the other side of the Taj Mahal’ ceased to exist. The gardens were more beautiful than in the photographs we have seen and the monument stood tall echoing with the story of love between Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal that lasts even today. No wonder it took 22 years to create such a massive structure which is considered a ‘jewel of Muslim art in India.’ SOI8 Our efforts for a #followmeto made way to numerous photo-bombing but finally we clicked a perfect frame minus the elaborate ensemble. The few hours at the Taj gave all the photographers large pool of creative shots. They explored frames, met interesting people and learnt the technicalities of photography that they hadn’t mastered