Essay On Taj Mahal

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The size are smaller on the sides, although similar designs appear on it. Even though, coming out of such elaborately designed structure as Taj is like coming out of an era, that had gone by, an era that added to the world in more than one way, an era that has been kept alive by the wonder that is Taj Mahal. Never before or since has such an extravagant memorial been built by a man for a woman. It is the silent and majestic beauty of the mausoleum itself that seems to furnish irrefutable proof of the nobility and intensity of Shah Jahan's affection for his wife. The narrative of the origins of Taj Mahal is as we all know the compassion of Shah Jahan for his beloved wife. There are other theories about the origin of the Taj. A work of Wayne Begley put me in a difficult situation to…show more content…
The Taj has the charismatic control to amaze nearly all its viewers. To instill a sense of magnificence, a sense of transcendent majesty through the monument. If Love is not behind it all, what is? Keyserling has an intuition that the Taj is "not even necessarily a funeral monument" which seems to be on the right trail. “First of all, in light of what we know of Shah Jahan's excessive vanity, it is clear that the Taj was also intended to symbolize his own glory and not merely his devotion.” (Begley, 1979). Just as Shah Jahan had started to accomplish his illustrious desires, the passing of his royal consort struck him as a cruel blow, as she was the mother of all his living male heirs. A blow of fate it was, which had caused a few of his major disappointments in his long succession of personal triumphs. Disappointing and dissatisfying though as it was, the passing of his

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