A love story hidden by the Taj Mahal in India


Secrets are hidden behind the Taj Mahal

What is Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is one of india's greatest Islamic landmarks. It is one of the seven wonders of the world. But only a few know it's a cemetery. Designed by a Mongolian emperor. to bury his wife, whom he madly adored. His head lit up to her to die. He lost his king because of his grief over her. Let us learn the details of the story of love that gave birth to this edifice. The emperor was said to have cut off the hands of all those who worked in it after completing its construction.

A love story hidden by the Taj Mahal in India

Legendary belle robbed the emperor's heart (Mumtaz Mahal)

Mumtaz Mahal

A girl as young as 14 years old from the nobles of Agra. The daughter of a rich noble knight. He held senior positions in the Mongol empire. This girl was a great beauty and a high culture who mastered Arabic and Persian. She loves poetry and is good at writing poems. Despite her young age, her charming beauty attracted princes and nobles. But only one had it after it captured his heart and mind. He is one of the Mongol princes who was known before he addressed her in the name of Prince Khorram. After becoming emperor of the Mongol state, Shah Ceyhan was named. The girl who charmed him was Ardmand Pano Pigeon. Which he named after he married her Mumtaz Mahal. A jewel of the palace.

The sermon lasted five years. Shah Jihan married Princess Kandahar Begum. When Mumtaz Mahal was 19 years old, he married her and was his second wife. Historians state that he then married for purely political purposes. But among his wives, Mumtaz owned his heart, paying special attention to her, as he distinguished her over the rest with precious gifts and gemstone jewelry made of pure gold. So he put her rosewater fountains in the garden of her palace. This is how Mumtaz replaced the emperor's wife, mistress and girlfriend, accompanying her in every sorry and consulting her on matters of governance and politics. Even his conquests and military campaigns were not without his spoiled wife, who gave birth to fourteen children during their 19 years of marriage. But only seven of them lived. Upon his arrival at the throne, he chose her among his wives and appointed her as empress. Its title is several titles of ownership. Among them is the Queen of Zamzani, the queen of the times. And Malika Jehan. That's the queen of the world. She was not only a spoiled wife. It's an empress loved by the people as well. Because of her care for the needy and the poor and her great interest in science and poets.

The Emperor died with the death of excellent shop

It wasn't just the Taj Mahal empress. It's the emperor's closest adviser. which he consults in the affairs of the whole state in relation to peace or war. She shares with him every detail of the empire. He even gave her the imperial seal with which all constitutional decrees were sealed. Mtaz Mahal also has the right to work for anyone. No matter how hostile he is to him. Convicts with death sentences may be pardoned. Just because his beloved intercessions for them. Until a heavy night came as a snall. Just three years after her inauguration as empress. I felt excellent in it with great pain. For a long, 30-hour labor. To die after severe bleeding at the age of thirty-eight years. To be temporarily buried in Zimbab Park in Burhampur on the bank of the Tabdi River. Her death was a tragedy that the beloved emperor could not bear. His hair was white and non-sad, his back bowed and he was completely isolated from the world for a whole year. Only an idea that had come to mind the construction of the Taj Mahal had come out of his isolation. One of the greatest historical monuments in the Islamic world. He commemorates his beloved and is concerned about his grief.

The Edifice of Eternal Love in Taj Mahal

The taj mahal construction took twenty-two years in the city of Ader. Its design was designed by the then well-known engineers Ace Shirazi and Amanullah Khan Al-Shirazi. It was built in Persian, Turkish, Ottoman and Indian style. And built it with a white bitter. Engineers also used optical deception techniques. That made him a masterpiece that was arranged to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Its color changes according to the times of the day, the location and reflection of the sun. When the architects finished building it. The Emperor ordered the remains of Mumtaz Mahal to be placed in a golden coffin and transferred to the Taj Mahal to be her graveyard. He is said to have instructed him to design the building so that he could see his beloved's tomb or reflect his image with water from all the balconies of his palace.

Why he's called the Taj Mahal


 The name of the building is said by historians to be an abbreviation of the name "Excellent Mahal." Some argued that the Taj Mahal was a name given to the empress by locals. They then named her grave after her death. And with the days many legends emerged about the Taj Mahal. The most famous of which is that the Emperor ordered the cutting off of the hands of all those who contributed to the construction of the Taj Mahal. So they never design like him. But there is no evidence of these sayings. Behind the architectural beauty of this magnificent edifice. Beauty of another kind distinguishes it from any historical or cultural landmark. Because he built the emperor's passion with his wife and reflected the magic of Mumtaz Mahal and her place in the heart of her beloved husband, who continued to look from his balcony on the mausoleum of his lover until he died and was also buried by her side. 

Hidden secrets from the Taj Mahal  

  1. The Taj Mahal has foundations made of wood, which will weaken over time. However, the Yamuna River keeps it hydrated and strong.
  2. In the Mongol era, the cost of building the monument was close to 32 million Indian rupees. That's a staggering $1,062,834,098! 
  3. A seat known as Princess Diana's seat at the Taj Mahal has grown in popularity after the princess visited the memorial.
  4. Other famous Taj Mahal secrets revolve around their ever-changing color and brilliance. The color of the monument changes according to the time of day, an amazing photo shoot moment for photographers!
  5. During World War II, the Taj Mahal was hidden using wide scaffolding. to prevent airborne bombers from capturing the aerial view. Apparently, the cemetery looked like a pile of bamboo from the top at the time. We are lucky that the technology at the time was not as advanced as it is today. Otherwise, we would have ended up losing this beautiful monument from the face of the world.

          Did it ever occur to you that the Taj Mahal immortalized an unforgettable love story and a love that did not kill him to death, share your opinion in the comments.