Jodha Bai: Akbar's wife, Jehangir's wife, Portuguese woman or a fictional character? - FYI News
Mariam-uz-Zamani, the Hindu consort of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, was a talented woman. Heer Kunwari born a Rajput princess and also the. Mariam-uz-Zamani, also known in history as Harka Bai and Jodha The third wife of Emperor Akbar, she has been known by many . She became a subject of many tales and poems after her death and continues to be so. Agri-Business · Industry · Economy · Markets · Budget · Stock Quotes REST IN PEACE Akbar and Mariam's tomb are in close proximity at Sikandra new book “ Portuguese India and Mughal Relations ” that she was and she is only referred to by her title of Mariam-uz-Zamani, mother of Salim.
On the second day of Zil-i-hijja I gave my son Khurram a flag and drum and bestowed upon him a rank of personnel and horses and gave an order of Jagir. Unlike Salim and Murad who went to wars at a very young age of 7 years and 11 years respectively Khurram was not sent to war field at young age.
His first expedition was to Mewar at the age of years when he was an adult and had kids. In that sense Jehangir ensured his kids went late to the war expeditions Parvez at years and Khurram at 20 years. Although Khurram was given jagirs and an considerable rank of soldiers under his command he did not go to war as a kid soldier.
As the princes health was not good i gave orders to weigh him and according to the rules and divide the gold, silver, metals among faqirs and needy.
The whole day was spent in the enjoyment and pleasure in the company of baba khurram and all his presents were approved.
This was done on 3rd July Quote from Jehangirnama — On 25th Friday, weighing of my son Khurram took place. Upto the present day when Khurram is 24 years and married and has children he has not defiled himself with drinking wine. Baba though has children and kings and kings son drink.
Today which is the day of weighing i will give thee wine to drink and give thee leave to drink it on feast days and time of new year and all great festivals. But thou must observe the path of moderation for wise men do not consider it right to drink to such an extent as to destroy the understanding and it is necessary to only gain profit from drinking.
It stemed from his personal experience of turning a wine addict and facing many health issues and behaviour issues because of that maybe.
But note that he does not speak to any other son about such issues itself is significant.
Mogul Emperor Akbar's wife Mariam-uz-Zamani and her tomb - Navrang India
And the fact that even at 24 years of age he still participates in weighing ceremony of Khurram itself is a big factor. Sat, Feb 17 Alamy Inauthorities in the port of Surat prevented a woman called Gulbadan Begum from embarking on her pilgrimage to Mecca for an entire year. Negotiations dragged on, and eventually, she had to bribe with the entire city of Valsad in order to board her boat.
It was no surprise that the begum paid in town, not coin—Gulbadan was, after all, the daughter of emperor Babur and aunt to mighty Akbar, then sovereign of all of upper India. The emperor, to be sure, was a friendly, curious man—when the English presented him two mastiffs, he was so thrilled he had the dogs carried around in palanquins—and he might have allowed things to carry on as before.
But that September, Portuguese provocation was so brazen that only firm action could restore Mughal prestige. The underlying issues were many. The information that she was a Hindu till the end of her life is widely accepted.
If you believe she converted anytime during her lifetime, please give a reliable reference stating so. It won't be accepted here before that. There is no account which talks of her trip to Mecca. Salima and Ruqaiya did go along with other muslim ladies in the harem but Mariam uz-Zamani wasn't one of them. Salima Sultan died in so her being part of the Mecca expedition in of which, supposedly, Mariam uz-Zamani was a part of, is highly improbable.
This shows their Rajput wives didn't convert after marriage. The burial of Mariam uz-Zamani is sometimes cited as the proof that she converted to Islam.
New twist to a timeless riddle - The Hindu
But the concept of a burial is not alien to Hinduism. In some regions of the country, Hindu people bury their dead instead of cremating.
Rajputs were known to build cenotaphs for their dead. Mariam uz-Zamani was a Rajput and it is possible her burial was in the line of the same custom. It is a fraud site. One example is Daniyals mother. The site is quoting Mariam Zamani to be Daniyals mother. But Akbarnama clearly qoutes Daniyals mother died during Akbars period while Mariam zamani outlived Akbar.
This site is twisting true facts just to earn money. Reading this fake site viewers please do not alter wikipedia. Wiki should have true historical facts.
I hope the government looks into this fact and punish people or the site owners for distorting History and making money. Please many people sign petition to forward to the government to take action against this fake web site and remove it from the net. By this the future generation will know real history. Ruler of the World So it is my earnest question,how can our respected author Alex Rutherford mention Akbar's wife as Hira Bai??.
The above-mentioned novel is considered to be the most researched book and 'which requiredyears and years of reading by himself Salman Rushdie The Enchantress of Florence If yes, then why isn't he airing it up?? Recent edit dispute[ edit ] There was a recent edit war over this article, a content dispute mainly between two editors Ananya The diff of this edit illustrates some of the dispute.
There are numerous differences in play, and difficult to sort out the entire dispute, especially when it could use an expert or at least someone more familiar with the history and topic. Additional background on the dispute is at User talk: Ananya Edit warring at Mariam-uz-Zamani.
One concern mentioned there was that some of the sourcing was deemed to be from "historical novels" - the specific sources need to be identified, and verified as to whether they in fact constitute fiction or not.
It could be that specific items from both sides of the dispute could be reliable and appropriate for inclusion in the article. It is probably best to discuss each difference item-by-item, to see what warrants inclusion.
New twist to a timeless riddle
Both sides may very well have some valid sourced content that should be included here. The old version of this article over-glorifies Mariam-uz-Zamani with lots of fictional information and fan bias and poor sources.
The present version of this article does not contain any information from historical novels and is properly sourced and written with a neutral point of view. If in fact it does contain any information from fictional historical novels, then I have already requested Ananya to point them out here, which the user refuses to do.
Jodhabai: More than Akbar’s wife
The user is repeatedly removing sourced content without any explanation and is repeatedly violating the WP: Here are some statements made in the old version of this article which clearly indicates that it contains lots of fan bias: She is Akbar's only wife to be buried close to him, as per her wish. The source is perfectly reliable. Only Ruqaiya Sultan Begum has been cited as Akbar's chief wife in the Tuzk-e-Jahangiri or the Jahangirnama and holds the best claim of being his favourite.
Here is the direct quote on page of the Jahangirnama: She was His Majesty's chief wife. Since she did not have children, when Shahjahan was born His Majesty Arsh-Ashyani entrusted that "unique pearl of the caliphate" to the begam's care, and she undertook to raise the prince.
She departed this life at the age of eighty-four. Mariam-uz-Zamani never expressed any wish of being buried near Akbar. This statement does cite any reliable source. Heer Kunwari, as mother of the heir-apparent, took precedence over all the other wives of Akbar.
His third wife was the daughter of Abdullah Khan Mughal and his fourth wife was Salima Sultan Begum as cited by reliable sources in the Akbar article. Ruqaiya Sultan Begum was Akbar's chief wife and by definition took precedence over all other wives of Akbar.
The mother of the heir-apparent did not take precedence over other wives of the emperor in the Mughal Empire. Here are many examples: