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A mosque that changed the river bed Constructed between 1671 and 1673 under the supervision of Fidai Khan Koka (Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb's brother-in-law and the governor of Lahore), Badshahi Mosque was originally planned as a place to guard ... Pakistan Today, 1 month ago

INDIA Art and Culture

Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. 1 Indian Art and Culture E-book for CSAT and IAS Mains 2. 3 19 29 31 40 53 62 77 82 114 131 2 • Puppet forms • Painting Styles • Dance forms Classical Folk Tribal • Theater forms • ...
 SlideShare.net1 month ago

Subterranean grandeur

Most people are familiar with Huzoori Bagh, bounded by the majestic Badshahi Mosque and grandiose Lahore Fort. Have you ever heard, though, of the basements of Huzoori Bagh pavilion or bara dari ? I, for one, had not until my recent visit to Huzoori ...
 The Friday Times1 month ago

Homage: Celebrating the colourful lyricism

The magnificence of Mughal miniatures was succeeded by Pahari painting which developed at the princely hill states of Punjab, mainly in Himachal Pardesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Basohli, Chamba, Guler and Kangra are the most distinguished schools of ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Remembering a forgotten princess

Princess Jahanara, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's daughter, was a paragon of virtues: well-educated, well-versed in statecraft, even-tempered, beautiful. Although she was on the side of Dara Shikoh in the succession battle, it says much for her stature that after Shah Jahan’s death, she was made the chief lady of the court by Aurangzeb and accorded every respect. Perhaps it is in keeping with the rest of her life that Delhi's beautiful Chandni Chowk that she had built as a Moonlit Street is ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Is the Mughal Empire to blame for the schism created between Hindus and Muslims?

Shah Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies on 8 March 1628. Painted by Bichitr, c. 1630-5. Royal Collection. Wikimedia Commons PHOTO: When we think of the Mughals, ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago

A hope Revival of quality theatre

Let's make a habit out of promoting culture Among the echoing gigantic walls of the Lahore Fort, the regal marble pavilion of Hazuri Bagh and the grandiose Badshahi Mosque, was staged a theatre festival in which the stories ...
 Pakistan Today2 months ago

Lahore's heritage and the Orange Line

So what if the Orange Line train passes dangerously close to Lahore's historical monuments? And what if an elevated track mars the scenic beauty of the Chauburgi monument? Let's indulge the pro-Orange camp for a minute. Say, someone conducted a ...
 Daily Times2 months ago

Mughal Lagacey in Kashmir (Book Review)

So far as the history of Mughal Empire is concerned, it is almost well documented and in Kashmir, which once formed an integral part of the great empire, plenty of historical accounts and other literatures establish the political history of this ...
 Greater Kashmir2 months ago
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