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The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan r 1628 1658 in honor of the Persian princess Mumtaz Mahal
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11 46 CNN Devastating floods causing havoc across northern India have reached the iconic Taj Mahal in a rare even


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Concerns of damage to the Taj Mahal has risen as flooding in India caused the Yamuna river to lap th century monument’s walls.





an instance that hasn’t occurred years


ago.



The last time flood water spilling out of the Yamuna touched the back wall of the Taj Mahal was

when the river’s level soared ft.





Mr Vajpayee said. “Following flood.



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The Yamuna water has touched the rear wall of th century monument of love
the Taj Mahal

for the first time in about four decades “Long back.



maybe years ago.





the river used to


ago.

Yamuna floodwater reached the outer walls of the Taj Mahal complex in Agra Monday night. Consequently.

the garden behind th century marble mausoleum has got submerged Archaeological Survey of India ASI officials


however.



assured that the .



ago.



Visuals from the Taj Mahal showed the Dussehra Ghat located near the Taj Mahal boundary has been flooded. The continuous rise in water level in Yamuna posed a flood threat to the Taj Mahal





Explore the origin story.





history.



construction
significance
and other major facts surrounding Taj Mahal.



a stunning17th century mausoleum located in the Indian city of Agra..





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Floodwaters from the Yamuna River have reached the walls of th century mausoleum as water levels in the river metres �




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The Yamuna flowing alongside the Taj Mahal in Agra rose metres on Tuesday to lap the compound walls of th century whi



Taj Mahal

n. mausoleum at Agra.



India.

built by Shah Jahan for his favorite wife
from Persian.





perhaps the best of buildings


with second element.

mahal
from Urdu mahall private apartments summer house or palace
from Arabic halla to lodge


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Yamuna flood waters touch Taj Mahal wall for the first time in Decades 0 minutes
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Watch Overflowing Yamuna reaches Taj Mahal boundary wall


2023 Yamuna river ताजमहल स्थित दशहरा घाट डूबा



FILE The Taj Mahal in Agra.

India.



A leader from Narendra Modi s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party BJP has filed a petition to India s Supreme Court seeking the establishment of a .



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A tourist visiting the Taj Mahal was brutally beaten with sticks and rods by devotees after his car touched one of them. The video of the incident is going viral on social media. The man can be .



Anyone who has visited the Taj Mahal would have been told the endearing love story behind its construction century M

Shah Jahan.

was heartbroken following the death of his



ago.

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Named the Taj Mahal in honor of Mumtaz Mahal.

the mausoleum was constructed of white marble inlaid with semi precious stones including jade

crystal
lapis lazuli.

amethyst and turquoise .



Hindu nationalists recently vandalized a gate at the Taj Mahal.

the world famous monument built by a Muslim emperor in th century The incident is part of rising anti Muslim sentiment




By the numbers The bejeweled Taj Mahal years to complete and had a crew.

Dome view The foot tall dome is actually a dome within a dome..





The Taj Mahal is a breathtaking white marble mausoleum commissioned by Mughul emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife.



Mumtaz Mahal. Located on the southern bank of the Yamuna River near Agra.



India.





the Taj Mahal years to build and .



The Taj Mahal is a real monument of one man s love for a woman The story is a sad one
told many times But it never hurts to tell it again

when his wife died in childbirth.



the emperor Shah Jahan brought to Agra the most skilled craftsmen from all


ago

A river that runs through the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to lap the compound walls of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra city.

causing concern about damage to th century



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A river that runs through the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to lap the compound walls of the ico

causing concern about damage to th century .



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LUCKNOW A river that runs through the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to lap the compound walls of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra city.



causing concern about damage to th .





Here are some interesting facts about this world famous monument Facts About the Taj Mahal The construction of the Taj Mahal began and was completed. It took a total .



After the mosque was completed
construction of the Taj Mahal could begin It took an


years to complete the masterpiece The marble had been brought in from Rajasthan in India and the precious and semi pre




It was a fulfilment of the chronogram that was written when Mumtaz Mahal left this world for the next on. Sa’ida Khan.





known as Bebadal Khan
composed the following chronogram .





BBC News.

Delhi. The claim An Indian MP and some right wing groups claim that the iconic Taj Mahal is a Hindu temple. Vinay Katiyar from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party BJP recently asked the .





5. Construction demanded a tremendous amount of manpower. Architect Lahauri led a team.

in the development of the Taj Mahal Not only men were present at work but animals too About a thousand elephants hand




The Taj Mahal was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal It was initially named Roza e Munavvara

it was renamed by Shah Jahan as Taj Mahal as a loving tribute to his wife By Siraj Qureshi The Taj Mahal


which was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in .



The particular blend known as Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea was created in Kolkata. It was labeled as India’s best tea.



made from the rarest and finest tea leaves This was the birth of India’s first premium tea brand

a promise it strives to uphold


as its website declares
“By the time tested principle of combining the finest .







12.



of Symbolism The Origins of the Swastika The earliest swastika like shape ever found was uncovered in Mezine


Ukraine

carved on an ivory figurine which dates back an
One of the earliest cultures that are known to have used the Swastika was a Neolithic culture in southern Europe.



in the area .





According to folklore.



petha was invented in s while the Taj Mahal was being built


to keep

energized through Agra’s intense summer heat



. too.



a group lawyers had petitioned the Agra district court on the same issue


based on the evidence given by P N Oak in his book True Story of The Taj They had demanded that the basement of the T


The Taj Mahal is a perfectly symmetrical building As is typical of architecture created under Shah Jahan
the complex is organized on bilateral symmetry that runs along a central axis The Taj Mahal expresses the concepts of

with its white



Excavations carried out by the Archaeological Survey of India ASI have uncovered the remains of a summer palace in the Mehtab Bagh Moonlight Garden opposite the Taj Mahal.

according to a report in Times of India It is believed the pavilion was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan
who is known to have frequently .



This inspired us to look into the history of Islam in India and one of the seventh wonders of the world the Taj Mahal I



The origins of the famous ancient landmark in India.



the Taj Mahal

are under some dispute.



casting controversy over the long held history.

and pitting religions against each other. A lawsuit claims the white marble tomb.



a pinnacle of Muslim art in India
was originally a sacred Hindu temple


The counsel for ASI informed the court that that the Taj Mahal had been constructed by emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife.

Mumtaz Mahal. ASI told the court that whatever “evidence” had been presented in support of the claims that the Taj Mahal was actually a Shiva temple Tejo Mahalay.

was “imaginary”



The Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is located in Agra

India on hectare
plot of land on the bank of the Yamuna River It was built by Mugal Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite
giving birth to th child and he commissioned the project that same year



The Taj Mahal is often described as the greatest monument built for love.



but the Taj Mahal is actually a memorial to tragedy When Mumtaz Mahal
the chief consort of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan
died in childbirth
the heartbroken emperor devoted years and a considerable fortune to constructing a tomb worthy of his great love..







This week.

security guards at the Taj Mahal
the th century white marble mausoleum built in Agra by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan

forbade entry to Ayodhya based Hindu seer.

Jagadguru Paramhans Das.





and his group of disciples.The event sparked protests that almost ended with a fire at India’s central archaeological offices..



NEW DELHI RNS Hindu nationalists recently vandalized a gate at the Taj Mahal
the world famous monument built by a Muslim emperor in th century. The incident is part of rising anti .





The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world s heritage 4 Main article Origins and architecture of the Taj Mahal.

Shah Jahan.

emperor during the Mughal empire s period of greatest prosperity.



was grief stricken when his third wife.

Mumtaz


The Taj Mahal represents the finest and most sophisticated example of Mughal architecture Its origins lie in the moving


The Taj Mahal was built.

in Agra.



India. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had the white marble mausoleum erected to honor his favorite wife.



Mumtaz Mahal By Salman Rushdie


With the Taj Mahal being turned green by insect poo.

the BBC s Geeta Pandey in Delhi reports on the threats past and present to India s monument of love


The particular blend known as Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea was created in Kolkata It was labeled as India’s best tea
made from the rarest and finest tea leaves. This was the birth of India’s first premium tea brand.

a promise it strives to uphold
as its website declares.



“By the time tested principle of combining the finest .



Shah Jahān.

also spelled Shāhjahān or Shah Jehan
also called.

Prince Khurram
original name Shihāb al Dīn Muḥammad Khurram

born.



Lahore now in Pakistan died.





Agra now in India

Mughal emperor of India 1628 58 who built the Taj Mahal He was the third son of the Mughal emperor




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