Mughal

In Pictures: Christian Art in the Mughal Period

Jesuit missionaries were the first group of Europeans to visit the Mughal court. They initially arrived at the Portuguese colony of Goa in 1542; at the invitation of Akbar (r. 1556-1605), there were altogether...

Naan Wa Halwa : An Illustrated Manuscript

WHAT IS IT? Naan wa Halwa (Bread and Sweets), is a an illustrated manuscript about the merits of the ascetic life. It was composed in Persian by the Sufi poet Muhammad Baha'al-Din 'Amili (I547-I62I). This illustrated...

Writing on the Wall : Monument Stories

Along the Grand Trunk Road, Aam-Khas Bagh is tucked away in Sirhind (Fatehgarh Sahib), attracting few visitors to its expansive history. One thing I've never understood about monuments and heritage sites is the lack...
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