Tour to Chamki on Sharad Purnima When The Taj Mahal Washed in The Full Moon Light

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Tour to chamki on Sharad purnima when the Taj mahal washed in the full moon light

Awadhesh Kishore and Rakhi Sharma*

Sarvoday Mahavidyalaya, Chaumuhan-281406, Mathura (INDIA)

*Institute for Development of Technology for Rural Advancement, Mathura-281004 (INDIA)

Summary:

It is chamki on Sharad Purnima today, full moon is brightest, White marble of Taj mahal is washed in moon light. Mughal emperor Shahjahan ordered to build the Taj in Agra in sweet memories of love and beauty of Mumtaj Mahal, his wife. One of the most magnificent tourism destinations in India Taj is a gift to whole human race.

Keywords:

1634, Agra, Beauty, Chamki, Human race, India, Love, Marble, Moon light, Mumtaj Mahal, Shahjahan, Sharad Purnima, Taj Mahal, Travel and Tourism.

On Sharad Purnima, when the full moon is at its brightest, a cold light wind is blowing and the magnificent Taj Mahal washed in the full moon light, it was a sight to behold for the millions of people, who visited the 17th century mausoleum in Agra on the occasion of Sharad Purnima.

The Taj Mahal is of the Seven Wonders of the World. Seven wonders of the world include Great Wall of China; Petra; Christ the Redeemer; Machu Picchu; Chichen Itza; Colosseum; Taj Mahal and Great Pyramid of Giza. The cause is not that it is looking wonderful but over that which is the history of Taj Mahal. its magnificence is a soul that is filled with love, loss and repentance.

Taj Mahal is of the most attractive & dear tombs in the world. The Mughal Emperor Shahjahan ordered to build it in the beloved & sweet memories of his favorite spouse Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1629 A.D. Work started on this monument in 1634 continued for 22 years.

Built in charming environs, the Taj Mahal is of the most attractive architectural work in the world following Islamic architecture. The tomb is encased in white marble which is decorated with flawless sculptures & inlaid design of flowers & calligraphy cut from precious gems. It rests on a platform of red sandstone. At each corner of the platform stands a slender minaret (prayer tower). Each tower is 133 feet high . Situated on the banks of the river Yamuna at Agra (INDIA), the Taj is enclosed in a garden amongst fountains & decorative trees.

While the white domed marble tomb is the most familiar part of the Taj Mahal, it is actually an integrated complex of structures. The dome is made of white marble, but the tomb is set against the plain across the river Yamuna and the background that works its magic of colors i.e. through their reflection, modify the view of the Taj. The colors modify at different hours of the day and in the work of different seasons.

The Taj Mahal is of the most magnificent tourism destinations in India and is rightly thought about of the greatest wonders of the world. People all over the world desire to have a glance the grandeur of the Taj Mahal and only a blessed few get to see this marvelous in marble.

The construction of Taj mahal began around 1632 & was done around 1653, occupying thousands of artisans & craftsmen.

The quickest way of reaching Taj Mahal, is by air. The city of Taj, Agra, has its own airport named Kheria that is around 7 km from the city middle. Indian Airlines operates flights here on a every day basis.

Agra is well connected with the remainder of the country through a nice network of trains. Main railway station is Agra Cantonment. Raja Ki Mandi and Agra Fort are other Railway Stations.

There’s regular bus services from Agra to a few important cities of the country. The main bus stand is ISBT Agra that has a few buses traveling for Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Fatehpur-Sikri, etc. Other bus stations are Idgah and Bijlighar.

Local Transportation is obtainable for reaching Taj Mahal. One can basically hire bus, taxi, auto-rickshaw and cycle rickshaw in the city that will take him to his location. Since diesel and petrol vehicle are not allowed in the vicinity of Taj Mahal area, battery-operated buses, horse-driven tongas, camel driven cart, man power driven rickshaws and other pollution-free vehicles are operated here.

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