Every Moghul monarch The Need to Re-Examine Antecedents 39 had at least 5,000 consorts in his harem and many more at his command outside.

Son of Ambar through Yaminuddaulah Asafkhan had submitted a petition 4.

Dowlat khwahi wa hawa jooee firistadah maarooz dashta bood keh ein 4.

Har do ra az ham juda mee sakht wa ba hamin zorhae’ beja beemar shudah 1.

Both were separated from one another and with those unjust atrocities fell ill 2.

I’ll will and opposition of the royal officials came into play 7.

Muqavyad sakhteh ummidwari-i marahmi-i badshahi ast, wa dar jawabe aan farman 7.

Mughal history is filled with deceit, hatred, killing, loot and [email protected] even among family members. Confession of Crime of Converting Taj Mahal Temple into tomb in Shah Jahan’s Own Badshahnama Persian script may follow the line-by-line transcript in the Roman script and later the line-by-line rendering in English.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE PERSIAN PASSAGE IN ROMAN CHARACTERS with English translation 1.

Declaring his allegiance and loyalty and praying that this 5.

Khidmatguzar ikhlas shiaar benizamra keh az kotah bini wa shaqawat 5.

Loyal servant full of sincerity requests that because the shortsightedness and cruelty 6.