The Poem of love!
No mirror can reflect your beauty
No camera can catch your grandeur
But look how lonely you stand
On the banks of the Yamuna river!
The eternal monument of Love, Taj Mahal, enchants the saga of love lorn
history that mesmerizes the beholder with every time of romance. The
pristine whiteness and sombre design of architecture enliven the past of
the Mughal Era.
While on my trip to Agra, my girlfriend asked me Do you love me?,
I said Ya, honey, I do. Can you built a Taj Mahal
for me she asked. Actually, I would love to, but for that
you have to die!. I replied mischieviously.
Jokes Apart. Believe me! It is next to impossible to make a structure
like Taj. It's not just another edifice, it's an enduring symbol of
human love. The postcard picture of the Taj Mahal falls short to convey
the legend , the poetry and the romance. The magic that the monument
beholds is something to be experienced and not told.
Love is the air!!
In fact, I was quite impressed by the Persian reflection on the
architecture that infused a characterstic splendor to the imposing magic
of the monument. My guide told me that the monument was built between
1651-1653. What 22 years? Unbelievable! , I exclaimed, when
I came to know that it took 22 years and 20,000 men to construct the
It had many precious and semiprecious stone inlaid in the walls
said my escort. But where are they? I asked. Most of
them have been stolen replied my guide.
As a tribute to a beautiful woman and as a monument for enduring love,
the Taj reveals its subtleties when one visits it without being in a