Jashn-e-Chiragah (Deepavali):A symbol of Mughal’s equality in India(link)

Aa mita dein dilon pe jo siyahi aa gayee hai,/ Meri Eid tu mana le teri Diwali mein manaun!

(Let’s erase the darkness dwelling unto our hearts,/ You celebrate my Eid, I’ll celebrate your Diwali!)

Jalal-ud-din Akbar arranged a big bhoj on Diwali and all Agra would be dazzled. The diyas (lamps) luster the whole Mahal. His only aim was to come closer to the people of his kingdom…..

A Muslim and A Hindu Lady in the Diwali Celebrations. Notice the CLEAR difference in the attires. by mariam-uz-zamani.blogspot.com

The Jashn-e-Chiraghan (festival of lights) not ends with Emperor Akbar but passed over generations.

Jahangir and Shah Jahan also encouraged Deepavali celebrations in their court. Shah Jahan made Diwali truly resplendent.

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About Rashid Faridi

I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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2 Responses to Jashn-e-Chiragah (Deepavali):A symbol of Mughal’s equality in India(link)

  1. Alok Singhal says:

    Glad to know a bit of history here. Hope you had a great Diwali 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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