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Taj Mahal originally a temple or a palace?

P.N. Oak, President of The Institute for Rewriting Indian History, has repeatedly asserted that the Taj Mahal was a Hindu temple of the god Shiva, usurped and remodeled by Shah Jahan. The temple’s name, he says, was originally “Tejo Mahalaya”; this was corrupted over time to “Taj Mahal”. Oak also claims that the tombs of […]

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