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A painting of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz. Though Shah Jahan had other wives, he loved his wife Mumtaz so much he built the Taj Mahal in her honor. A nice little romantic gesture, no?

Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Color painting on paper Artist:Kailash Raj. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, was so in love with his late wife Mumtaz Mahal that he built the Taj Mahal as a monument to her.

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and…

Indian miniature, Akbar period, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Beautiful example of art from the period of Ottoman rule.

Radha and Krishna from the Gita Govinda.  Now this is a truly beautiful love story.  I would like to thank my college professor for showing the beauty of the Indian Religion.

Radha and Krishna - Illustration to the Gita Govinda, Hindu Miniature Painting On PaperArtist Kailash RajKangra School

Krishna Taunting the Gopi, 1775-1800, pigments on paper, India (Garhwal, Uttar Pradesh), Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum

arjuna-vallabha: “ Krishna stealing gopis clothes, theme taken from Bhagavata Purana, pahari painting ”

GIRL PACING IN A GROVE. Illustration to the Indian musical mode, Gauri Ragini Malwa, Central India, c. 1650. Gopi Krishna Kanoria Collection, Calcutta

GIRL PACING IN A GROVE. Illustration to the Indian musical mode, Gauri Ragini Malwa, Central India, c. 1650. Gopi Krishna Kanoria Collection, Calcutta

Indian Epics: Images and PDE Epics: Image: Sita, Rama, and Lakshmana in the forest

Indischer Maler von 1780 001 - History of painting - Wikipedia,Rama and Sita in the Forest, Punjab style, the free encyclopedia

Shri Krishna in Vrndabana with Radha and the other gopis.

Many of the most exquisite Indian miniatures were commissioned during the reign of the Mughal emperor Akbar.

Patachitra Krishna On Elephant

Patachitra Krishna On Elephant - Patachitra Krishna On Elephant Exporter, Manufacturer & Supplier, Cuttack, India

Radha Krishna in the Garden of Love

Krishna attends to his beloved Radha’s toilette on the fragrant banks of the river Kalindi! How fortunate to be a lotus or a blade of grass or a stone in the water or a leaf or a bird or a small fish.

Krishna demanding Moon and mother Yasodha some how arranged the shadow of moon in a pot full of water- It is known as Bal hath. But mother is great and solved the problem for her child, Guler, Pahari, Himachal Pradesh, India, late 18th century CE.  Present location unknown. Courtesy- Dr.Daljeet Kaur.

Krishna demanding Moon and mother Yasodha some how arranged the shadow of moon in apot full of water- It is known as Bal hath.

Anonymous | Girl holding a Calf, Anonymous, 1700 - 1750 | Een vrouw met een kalfje onder haar rechterarm in een tuin met bloeiende struiken en cypressen. In haar linkerhand houdt zij een bloem.

Noblewoman holding a Calf in a Cypress Garden. Gouache on paper, India, Deccan, Bidar, ca.

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