Tag Archives: Burhanpur

Aurangzeb-The love-less Mughal Emperor

All excerpts…….portraying an ancient affection…….. of Emperor Aurangzeb   Aurangzeb was the third son of the emperor Shah Jahān and Mumtāz Maḥal. He grew up as a serious-minded and devout youth, wedded to the Muslim orthodoxy of the day and … Continue reading

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Tomb of Shah Nawaz Khan-Son of Khan-e-Khana

  (Source: Minassian Collection of Persian, Mughal, and Indian Miniature Paintings)   Tales from Burhanpur (MP)….. Shah Nawaz Khan aka Iraj was the son of Khanzada Mirza Khan Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana also known as Rahim, who was one of Mughal … Continue reading

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Begum Shah Shuja-Bilqis Begum ka Maqbara-Burhanpur (MP)

Bilqis Begum was the queen of ill-fated Prince Shah Shuja, born on 23 June 1616, in Ajmer, was the second son of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and empress Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Shuja was also among the Sons of Shah … Continue reading

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Gul-Ara-Shah Jahan

Gul-Ara-Shah Jahan? Does not sound right. But it is true. Mumtaj Begum was not the only beloved of Emperor Shah Jahan. When Shahzada Khurram aka Shah Jahan was the governor of Burhanpur area at the time of his Father Emperor … Continue reading

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Kissa Sixteenth Century ke Burhanpuri Tota Maina Ka

This story is not a myth but a forgotten history says Quamaruddin Falak, a historian. It dates back to the times when Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khana, one of Akhbars navratnas, ruled Burhanpur in the 16th century. At that time, the region … Continue reading

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