1 Dec In his book Taj Mahal: The True Story, revisionist historian PN Oak claimed the monument was built in , decades before the Muslim. Taj Mahal: The True Story [P. N. Oak] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While visiting the Taj Mahal many years ago, P.N. Oak noticed that the ornament atop the In his book Taj Mahal: The True Story, Oak says the Taj Mahal is not.

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The gateways opening to the rear were later closed. European traveler Johan Al! I am not going to give the points but will tell the people to read this book and judge themselves only. Jaisingh was apparently so enraged at the blatant seizure of the Tajmahal that he refused to oblige Shah Jahan by providing marble for grafting koranic engravings and fake centotaphs for further desecration of the Tajmahal.

Carbon dating tests revealed that the door pn.oak years older than Shah Jahan. They indicate a rectangular fencing.

Tajmahal: The True Story by Purushottam Nagesh Oak

That palace was maal other than the Taj Mahal. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It goes on to say that the palace of Raja Mansingh, which was owned by his grandson Raja Jaisingh, was selected as the place p.noak the burial of the queen Mumtaz. Having discovered that from time immemorial up to the Mahabharat War, Vedic culture and Sanskrit pervaded the whole world. For all we know every one of the stories surrounding the Taj Mahal could be a myth and the truth be elsewhere.

Such extensive grounds all magnificently done up, are a superfluity for a grave. The epigraph contains 34 verses written in Sanskrit, out of which 25th, 26th and 34th verses are important in the present context. To his dismay he saw huge hall inside.


Oak, ; online version further argue this .pn.oak. They may be seen from the river bank. According to Oak, modern secular and Marxist historians have fabricated “idealized versions” of India’s past and drained it of its “Vedic context and content”. Oak points out a number of design and architectural inconsistencies that support the belief of the Taj Mahal being a typical Hindu temple rather than a mausoleum. But the Taj premises contain several graves atleast in its eastern and southern pavilions.

Oak finds some mention in passing as trustworthy in academic literature on the Hindutva wing of Hindu nationalism. The tradition of removing the shoes before climbing the marble platform originates from pre Shahjahan times when the Taj was a Shiva Temple.

Could he amass so much superflous wealth p.n.oaj that short span as to squander it on a wonder mausoleum? What is written on Taj Mahal wall? WE should do something Sumit rated it really liked it Apr 22, Return to Book Page.

Shocking Truth of Taj Mahal exposed by Late Pujya P. N. Oak

He was so miserly that he forced labourers to work gratis even in the superficial tampering neccesary to make a Hindu temple serve as a Muslim tomb. This is a traditional treasury well in Hindu temple palaces. Not a single royal chronicle of Shah Jahan’s time corroborates the love story.

Oak points out a number of design and architectural inconsistencies that support the belief of the Taj Mahal being a typical Hindu temple rather than a mausoleum. To his dismay he saw huge hall inside.

It contained many statues huddled around a central beheaded image of Lord Shiva. Shahjahan was trje last muslim to desecrate the Tajmahal alias Tejomahalay. He says this term does not occur stpry any Moghul court papers or chronicles, even after Shah Jahan’s time. The octagonally laid marble lattices inside the centotaph chamber depict pink lotuses on their top railing. Confirmation of this has been obtained from several sources. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Well known Western authorities on architechture like E.


In case the premises had to be surrendered to a besieging enemy the treasure could be pushed into the well to remain hidden from the conquerer and remain safe for salvaging if the place was reconquered.

Was the Taj Mahal originally an ancient Hindu temple?

Still have a question? For instance the negative character traits of Shah Jehan and Mumtaz Mahal and their incongruency with the building of a monument of love from one to the other, while being paradoxical, are not necessarily proofs of Shah Jehan’s not building the Taj Mahal.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? While government ministers have now been forced to pour cold water on the claims, some in the tourism industry surrounding the Taj Mahal believe the damage is already being done. This proved two things.

Srorywas an Indian writer, journalist and Indian National Army freedom fighter, [1] [2] notable for his Tja historical revisionism. The pinnacle points to the heaven while the foundation signifies to the nether world.

From to his profession has been mainly journalism having worked on the editorial staffs of the Hindustan Times and the Statesmanas a Class I officer in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, and as editor in the American Embassy’s Information Service, all in New Delhi.

Oak also says the love story of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan is a fairy tale created by court sycophants, blundering historians and sloppy archaeologists. A central dome with cupolas at its four corners is a universal feature of Hindu temples. Firstly, the plaque sites no authority for its claim.