Publisher: Charles River Editors
*Includes pictures.*Explains the Taj Mahal's construction history and cultural influences.*Includes footnotes and a bibliography for further reading.*Includes a table of contents. “Should guilty seek asylum here,Like one pardoned, he becomes free from sin.Should a sinner make his way to this mansion,All his past sins are to be washed away.The sight of this mansion creates sorrowing sighs;And the sun and the moon shed tears from their eyes.In this world this edifice has been made;To display thereby the creator's glory.” – Emperor Shah Jahan’s description of the Taj Mahal “The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time.” - Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali Nobel Laureate Poet“Rahul had wondered how someone could love their beloved so much that their dedication to them became one of the wonders of the world.” - Faraaz Kazi ...