September 02, 2021 7:17 am
Tariq Mansoor writes: With his pluralistic outlook and interest in different faiths, art and architecture, he had a deep understanding of India’s syncretic culture
February 19, 2020 8:12 am
Dara Shikoh is described as a “liberal Muslim” who tried to find commonalities between Hindu and Islamic traditions. He translated into Persian the Bhagavad Gita as well as 52 Upanishads.
February 06, 2020 1:31 pm
The historian on why modern concepts can’t be read into the past, history as battleground and her new book on a romanticised Mughal prince.
December 05, 2019 10:41 am
Dara Shukoh worked with Sanskrit scholars to translate the Upanishads to Persian — an example of the closely intertwined histories of Sanskrit, Persian, Urdu.
April 04, 2015 3:31 am
A dastan on Mughal prince Dara Shikoh was performed on Friday at Ambedkar University.
July 23, 2014 4:04 pm
A theatre walk takes the route less travelled as it lifts cues from history to tell a story
March 26, 2013 3:09 am
It was a fitting finale to a rare seminar organised by the Anjuman Taraqqi Urdu (Hind) on the life of Dara Shikoh,the philosopher-Mughal prince,who was murdered by his younger brother Aurangzeb in the 17th century.
December 26, 2011 3:52 am
The buzzing junction then and now between Delhi and New Delhi.
June 02, 2011 10:47 pm
For more than three hours on Sunday evening,a serpentine queue of people wound down Copernicus Marg