The unfortunate Mughal princess was as beautiful as her fortunate mother

Did Shah Jahan sleep with his daughter

Jahanara was the real designer of Old Delhi’s signature street  Jahanara Begum Sahib, the eldest child of Mughal emperor Shahjahan and Mumtaz Mahal, was born in Ajmer, raised in Agra, and died in Delhi at the age of 67. The princess was buried in a tomb in the Nizamuddin Dargah complex in New Delhi. She then received an after death title – Sahibat-uz-Zamani (Mistress of the Age) – from her brother, Aurangzeb. Made during her lifetime and considered as a tomb of simplicity, the description on the tomb reads as…

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Mughal hunting stories

There was a time when Lions roamed across the Asian continent – especially from Palestine to Palamau. These animals, over the past decades, have progressively wiped out their range. They have eventually being narrowed their numbers to a relict population in the Gir Forest and its surrounding areas in Saurashtra. It has been a home of the only lion population outside Africa for five consecutive decades. Due to the political chaos in central Asia, many Timurid princes, including Babar, fought for their inheritance. Zahiruddin Mohammad Babar, who was known for…

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