< Last Photo   << Last Chapter                Notes on the Geography of Places: Pakistan: Jahangir's Tomb         Next Chapter >>   Next Photo > 
   

Notes on the Geography of Pakistan: Jahangir's Tomb: Photo 15

world pictures Pakistan: Jahangir's Tomb

Jahangir's cenotaph survives, with the 99 names or attributes of God carved on the two long sides. The inscription on this narrow end of the tomb, in Persian, reads: "The illuminated resting place of His Majesty, the asylum of pardon, Nur-al-Din Muhammad Jahangir Badshah, A.H. 1037 [1627]." Jehangir's formal name was "Jannat Makani [he whose place is in the heavenly garden], the Emperor Nur al-Din Muhammad Jahangir." Like all the Mughals, Jahangir traced his ancestry back to Timur and also carried the titles of Great Lord and Universal Conqueror, Pillar of the World and Religion, Emperor Amir Timur Gurgan, and first Sahib-i-Qiran [Lord of the Auspicious Planetary Conjunction].

The cenotaph on the upper terrace is long gone.

 

View: tiny * small * medium * big * biggest Photo Size

Back to Pakistan: Jahangir's Tomb chapter

Short link for this page: http://www.greatmirror.com?justpic=4100



* Argentina * Australia * Austria * Bangladesh * Belgium * Botswana * Brazil * Burma / Myanmar * Cambodia (Angkor) * Canada (B.C.) * China * The Czech Republic * Egypt * Fiji * France * Germany * Ghana * Greece * Guyana * Hungary * India: Themes * Northern India * Peninsular India * Indonesia * Israel * Italy * Japan * Jerusalem * Jordan * Kenya * Laos * Kosovo * Malawi * Malaysia * Mauritius * Mexico * Micronesia (Pohnpei) * Morocco * Mozambique * Namibia * The Netherlands * New Zealand * Nigeria * Norway * Oman * Pakistan * Peru * The Philippines * Poland * Portugal * Romania (Transylvania) * Senegal * Singapore * South Africa * South Korea * Spain * Sri Lanka * Sudan * Syria (Aleppo) * Tanzania * Thailand * Trinidad * Turkey (Istanbul) * Uganda * The U.A.E. (Dubai) * The United Kingdom * The Eastern United States * The Western United States * Oklahoma * Uruguay * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * The West Bank * Yemen * Zambia * Zimbabwe *
go back to previous picture go to next chapter go to next picture go to previous chapter page