Jahanara Begum

Birth
Rajasthan, India
Death 16 Sep 1681 (aged 67)
Old Delhi, Delhi Capital Territory, India
Burial New Delhi, Delhi Capital Territory, India
Plot Tomb of Jahanara Begum
Memorial ID 181857627 · View Source
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Favorite daughter of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. She sided with her brother Dara Shikoh over Aurangzeb in the war of succession. After Dara was defeated she was exiled from the Imperial Court. She became a disciple of Hazrat Nizamuddin's teachings. Her tomb is a site of pilgrimage for the Muslim women of Delhi.


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  • Created by: Yupon Lifu
  • Added: 28 Jul 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 181857627
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jahanara Begum (23 Mar 1614–16 Sep 1681), Find A Grave Memorial no. 181857627, citing Nizamuddin Dargah, New Delhi, Delhi Capital Territory, India ; Maintained by Yupon Lifu (contributor 49323628) .