Till his death he had to fight with these rebels. Aurangzeb's lips are full and pouty, usually drawn upward in a quirky grin, revealing a dimple in the â¦ He abandoned the famous policy of great Akbar to respect every religion which made the root of Mughal Empire strong during Akbar’s reign. By the time he turned 16, Shah Jahan gave him the post of the governor of Deccan. no illumination on Diwali.” (Mirat, 276). India and reference to the worship of Shiva as. Early in life he showed military and administrative abilities and was given a number of troop commands by his father. From an early young age he memorized the whole Quran. The Temple was again destroyed by Alauddin Khalji’s troops in 1299. 30). Islam but stood for freedom of conscience: Prince Dara Shukoh, the eldest son of Shah Jahan and translator of the Upanishads in. reached Sihada village in Mewar, the wheels of, Shrinathji’s chariot got stuck up in the sand, and, despite all efforts, the chariot would not move a, finger’s length. He did not believe or trust upon anyone. 35). 6) will ever remain a stigma on this unscrupulous son. The name of Aurangzeb is noted as the most controversial emperor in Indian history. father Emperor Shah Jahan a prisoner in the Agra Fort (8th June 1658). Trim 13. and defied the Emperor’s authority, won him spontaneous admiration of the masses. Aurangzeb was deeply religious. When you were master, you always gave me alms, today I. know well thou hast naught to give.” Describing the scene Bernier writes, “The crowd assembled was immense; and everywhere I observed the people, weeping and lamenting the fate of Dara in the most touching language …, men, women and children were wailing as if some mighty calamity had, contemptuous response which Aurangzeb had received from the people, for his outrageous treatment of his brother made him procure in all haste a, decree from the Clerics in his own pay, and had his elder brother beheaded, author of many works on Sufi philosophy, and one who could have revived. Prince Dara Shukoh, who was looked upon by the masses as, the future Emperor, had presented a carved stone railing to the Temple, which was installed in front of the deity at some distance; the devotees, stood outside this railing to have ‘darshan’ of Keshava Rai. / 23rd February, 1666. A, massive peaceful demonstration against this tax in Delhi was ruthlessly crushed. He imprisoned his father emperor Shah Jahan in the war of succession but he did not mistreat him. It was rebuilt by King Bhim Deva Solanki of Gujarat and again renovated by Kumarapal in 1143-44 A.D. Such. duty charged on all commodities brought for sale. He did not believe or trust upon anyone. But Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar, in line with the great traditions of his, House, came out in open support of the Rathors. 38). The Hindus believed that, the Gods and Goddesses leave for their abode before the hatchet or the hammer of the vile, “mlecchas” or “asuras” so much as even touched the idols. When Shivaji passed away on April 1680 at the age of 53 only, he had already carved a sufficiently large kingdom, his Swarajya, both along the western coast. Aurangzeb, one of the greatest of the Mogul emperors of Hindustan, was the third son of Shah Jahan, and was born in November 1618. According to many, he destroyed India politically, socially and culturally. Shah Jahan’s devoted daughter, Jahanara is looking at the sad spectacle from a window of the palace, her entreaties with Khoja Phul (the eunuch) not to take the body for burial in the night without waiting for the daybreak having failed. As an emperor he fought constant wars. During his reign his territory expanded up to 3.2 million square kilometres. Then, amidst loud and vulgar clamour, they began to apply force from both the sides to uproot the massive idol by means of wooden beams and iron crowbars” (Kanhadade Prabandha, Canto I, vss. In the same vein were his, discriminatory measures against the Hindus in the form of exemption of the Muslims. The body of transgender woman Maya Aurangzeb, 19, has been found 'riddled with bullets' on a river bank in Nowshera, Pakistan after friends raised concerns her family may harm her. 25), conditions. They loosened every joint of the Temple building, and then began to break the different layers (thara) and the sculptured elephants and horses carved on them by incessant blows of their hammers. They regarded that it was beyond the, understanding or intelligence of the Musalmans to comprehend the principle behind the idol, worship or the fundamental oneness of saguna and nirguna worship. While many continue to accept the storyline peddled by colonial-era thinkersâthat Aurangzeb, a Muslim, was a â¦ He is considered as the last powerful emperor of Mughal dynasty. of ancient and sacred town Mathura was changed to Islamabad. Well built 33), including the famous Jagannath Rai Temple built at a great, cost in front of the Maharana’s palace which was bravely defended by a handful of Rajputs, ordered the demolition of 63 Temples there which included some of the finest Temples, of Kumbha’s time and even earlier (Exhibit No. venerated Jagannath Temple in Orissa (Exhibit No. though they continued to be tolerant towards his creed. camp be sent to slaughter cows in the Temple precincts (Akhbarat 49-7). Facts about Aurangzeb 4: date of birth. 23 & 24), and of Somanatha (Exhibit No. During this time, Aurangzeb greatly expanded the territory of the Mughal Empire. The railing. must be put to death without delay on the ground of apostasy. after this, the great Temple of Keshava Rai was demolished (Jan.-Feb. 1670) (Exhibit No. Sooner or later he was, bound to invite hostility of Aurangzeb who had, summoned the two previous Gurus as if he had the. the more …” (Exhibit No. India - India - Aurangzeb: The empire under Aurangzeb (ruled 1658â1707) experienced further growth but also manifested signs of weakness. He lacked imagination power in religious matters. Bundelas under the leadership of Chhatrasal Bundela and Another notable rebellion occurred due to political and religious conflicts between Sikhs and Mughals. Another revolt broke out because of Satnamis which include castes like Goldsmiths, Carpenters, Sweepers, Tanners etc. The Dehra of Keshava Rai was one of the most magnificent Temples, ever built in India and enjoyed veneration of the Hindus throughout, the land. Aurangzeb died a natural death at the age of 88 on 3rd March 1707 outliving many of his successors. The likeness may be drawn from the actual observation of the person, or from memory, or solely through imagination-based on descriptions heard or read, or copied from an earlier rendering, or assimilated â¦ During his reign siege of Bidar occurred. The Mullas decreed that he must be put to death for apostasy. November 18, 2017 by Study Mentor Leave a Comment. Some time, before imposing the ban on atishbazi (fireworks), Aurangzeb had written (22 November 1665) to the, Subahdar of Gujarat that “In the city and parganas of, Ahmedabad (or Gujarat) the Hindus, following their, superstitious customs, light lamps in the night on, Diwali… It is ordered that in bazars there should be. The two Akhbarat, dated R.Yr. This made him the most brutal king in history. well laid trap and wrote in his Will (Exhibit No. A typical entry in the Akhbarat, such as of R.Yr. Ignoring the Qur’anic injunction that war was to be made on all those who do not profess Islam “till they pay Jizyah out of their hand and they be humbled,” Emperor Akbar had abolished this invidious tax on the Hindus in 1564. Siyaha Waqai Darbar, Julus (R.Yr.) He is mostly known as a cruel despot and authoritarian ruler in Indian history. Introduction Aurangzeb, Emperor Shah Jahanâs sixth child, was born on 24th October 1618 at Dohad in Madhya Pradesh, and wrested Indiaâs crown from his father before the end of June 1658, after defeating his brother Crown Prince Dara Shukohâs armies, first at Dharmat near Ujjain (15th April 1568) and again at Samugarh on â¦ Large, clear eyes, with dark black pupils that give a sparkle to the eyes, and a red tinge at the corners of the eyes. Fit 11. Former Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, the different subas or provinces of the Empire, the, reader may consult Prof. Irfan Habib’s “An Atlas of. 24) is thus no fancy imagination of the artist but depicts what actually took place. 150 Hindus and had given them naqd (cash) and saropas (dresses of honour) (Exhibit No. Meerut, became a Musalman ‘as promised by him’. Slender 9. Aurangzebâs list of alleged â¦ Aurangzeb is nothing like his just and wise father Shah Jahan; Shah Jahanâs subjects were loyal and clean of heart and only required the king to preside over court once a week while Aurangzeb has to hold court twice a day and still his subjects swarm in with uncountable grievances. For the veterans among your Aurangzeb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions. 1080 A.H. (13th January – 11th February 1670) by Aurangzeb’s order. 23 & 24) and in its place a lofty mosque was erected. Aurangzeb lived a great life ruling over the large Mughal Emperor. Unlike Shah Jahan Aurangzeb was not fond of art, culture and architectures. Vishveshvara goes back to very early times. The site is very old dating back to Emperor, Asoka’s time (3rd century B.C.). He generally remained in the nude state and had acquired knowledge of. I cast off your mansab …”, After saying this he then and there turned his back to the throne and rudely walked away. Because of bigotry political and religious policies of Aurangzeb he had to deal with rebellions. Medium build 7. The famous Temple was dedicated to Lord Shiva. The process in its most invidious form was, operative throughout Aurangzeb’s reign as it had been. 42). was paraded in a most undignified manner on the streets of Delhi on 29th August 1659. His policies for temples were totally mixed. Facts about Aurangzeb 3: the strong ruler. Mogul Emperor. Gender: Male Religion: Muslim Race or Ethnic. This Exhibition mounted by FranÃ§ois Gautier's non-profit FACT contains and is based on original Akhbarats from Aurangzeb's Court as preserved at the Rajasthan State Archives, Bikaner, contemporary official records and credible Persian sources. To win over Hindus Akbar got rid of this taxation system. On 26 â¦ Aurangzeb was born on 14 October 1618 in Dahod, Gujarat. over the bodies of one lakh of his brave troops. He is considered as controversial king because most people believe that he was the reason of destruction of Hindu temples while others argue that he built more temples than he destroyed. He implemented several policies banning gambling,music, narcotics. Textile industry got a new dimension during his ruling period. By his orders, the headless corpse of his, brother was placed on an elephant and paraded through the streets of Delhi a second, time and then buried without the customary washing and dressing of the body. issued (9th April 1669) for the demolition of Temples and established schools of the, Hindus throughout the empire and banning public worship (Exhibit Nos. However, his Mughal Empire was shortly declined as his death in 1707. One of the main objectives of Aurangzeb’s policy was to demolish Hindu Temples. Dara. Shah Jahan placed effective â¦ Emperor’s orders (Exhibit No. Shivaji was presented to the Emperor by Asad Khan in the Diwan-i-Khas and was then directed to stand in the line of 5 hazari mansabdars. Its re-imposition by Aurangzeb in 1679 was an extremely retrogressive step and was greeted by spontaneous protests of the people in general and made Shivaji Maharaj write his famous letter chiding the intolerant and imprudent Emperor for making distinction among his subjects on the basis of religion. Guru Tegh Bahadur preferred, to give his head but not his honour. Till his last breath he was the most dutiful and last significant emperor in the Mughal empire. The opportunity to earn religious merit by demolishing hundreds of Temples, soon came to him in 1679 when, after the death of Maharaja Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur, in the Kabul Subah, he tried to eliminate the Rathors of Marwar as a political power in, Rajputana. Aurangzeb did remarkable and exceptional work in military campaigns. to say that whosoever had realized the God, annihilates the distance between him and the, Supreme Reality, i.e. Dara for his infidelity and deviation from Islamic orthodoxy, and because “the pillars, of the Canonical Law and Faith apprehended many kinds of disturbances from his life.”, satisfy him that his rival was really dead. It was felt among his inner circle of confidants that Dara. He ruled for nearly 50 years, from 1658 until 1707, the last great imperial power in India before British colonialism. He was a great warrior and during his reign Mughal Empire reached at its largest peak. from the taxes (Exhibit No. Although Mughal Empire was vast, desire for conquering more regions was never satisfied within him. Behind Prince Dara Shukoh is Nazar, Beg, their goaler. In the tabut or bier, the pale face of the Emperor is uncovered. The above painting is based on a contemporary letter sent by the Amber State official Parkaldas to the Diwan of Amber, Kalyandas, dated Phalgun Vadi 30, 1722 V.S. Shivaji was not expecting this kind of reception. Ziziya tax was introduced by Akbar for the non-Muslims to practice their own religion. Akbar respected all religions - Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, Sikhism, etc., and gave their, votaries complete religious freedom. 94-96). But due to his faith in own religion he did the grave mistakes of his life which led to the downfall of the great Mughal dynasty. He arranged his coronation on 13th June 1659 at Red Fort, Delhi. famous Kalka Temple in Delhi (Exhibit Nos. His extreme devotion and faith in own religion made him a bigot in the history. In many aspects Aurangzeb was a remarkable person of exceptional character. 43). At last when Maharana, assured the worried Gosain (the priest) that, Aurangzeb would not be able to even touch, the idol of Shri Nathji without first treading. which Aurangzeb was to take in the coming years, influenced by the Shari‘at and his own religious, convictions, thereby alienating the Hindus towards, the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya, after fourteen, years of exile and victory over Ravana, by lighting, lamps and bursting crackers etc. men is sternly condemned, such as by the Wahabis. The translation of the Upanishads by him entitled Sirr-i-, Akbar (The Grand Secret) was completed on the 28th June 1657, shortly, before the commencement of the War of Succession, which he lost to, his crafty and unscrupulous brother, Aurangzeb who ruled India from. His reign lasted for 49 years from 1658 until his death in 1707. He led a life of simplicity throughout his whole life time and kept himself away from extravagance and luxury. Aurangzeb’s, advent to the throne in his father’s life time was not welcomed by the people of India, because of the treacherous manner it was achieved; but public opinion became all the. It was the result of his lack of vision in religious matters. his burial (Exhibit No. After gaining the throne he titled himself Alamgir (“Conqueror of the world”). The Qanungoi of Parganah, Khohri was restored to them. Soon. View all Aurangzeb â¦ remains constantly in communion with the Divine. When A'zam Shah didn't take his mahaldars with him on a journey to Ahmedabad, he reproached him in a letter and fined him Rs 50,000 for his foolish behavior, to be paid into the state treasury." utmost reverence; the Gosain is standing nearby; Shrinathji is in the curtained chariot, only His face, Chandni Chowk, Delhi. Athletic 8. In June 1626, after an unsuccessful rebellion by his father, Aurangzeb and his brother Dara Shukoh were kept as hostages under their grandparents' (Nur Jahan and Jahangir) Lahore court. Gradually Guru Tegh Bahadur was drawn, into the whirlwind which Aurangzeb had raised by, his policy of Temple destruction, conversions and, discrimination against the non-Muslims. The, sketch above portrays the trial of Dara in absentia and his severed head being brought, his own Court’s bulletin that “In the religion of, the Musalmans it is improper even to look at a, Temple” and therefore, presentation of a stone, railing to Keshava Rai Temple by Dara was “totally, unbecoming of a Musalman” casts serious doubts, about a few instances of religious toleration and, Temple grants attributed to him. In 1669 or so, he, accompanied Maharaja Ram Singh of Amber (Mirza, Raja Jai Singh’s son) to Assam where he participated, in the Mughal campaign. As an emperor Aurangzeb was desperate for the expansion of his empire. âMy His subjects had fear for him more than respect. He got himself rid of everyone who was a threat in his way to throne. Aurangzeb, Mohammed Ghaznavi, Shivaji and Tipu Sultan Posted on June 25, 2015 July 26, 2020 by vedkabhed A famous Hindu writer writes some historical events without fear or favour. Aurangzeb was taught to have a beautiful hand writing from childhood. He was given significant administrative positions during his father’s ruling period. These were the, (Rajasthan), which in course of time became, Govardhan near Mathura, before it could be, Kishangarh and even Jodhpur, but none of the, Rajput States felt strong enough to face the, wrath of Aurangzeb. 8). But by reintroducing it Aurangzeb dug the grave for his own empire. Hindu merchants were imposed with 5% discrimination tax while Muslims were with only 2.5%.which was an unfair taxation for merchants of other religions. The War of Succession, to the richest throne in the world was practically over with this victory, and Aurangzeb, secured his position by making Murad, his brother and accomplice in his impetuous, pursuit for power, his prisoner, by treachery, on 25th June. The painting (Exhibit No. Birthplace: Dhod, Malwa, India Location of death: Ahmadnagar Cause of death: unspecified. doing: the extremely cruel manner, even for those times, in which he put to death Shivaji’s son, Shambhaji, (Exhibit No. Required fields are marked *, All Rights Reserved Copyrights @ 2020 StudyToday.net. arranged for the translation of the Atharva-veda. 28). Parkaldas, an official of Amber (Jaipur State) wrote in his letter dated 29th May 1666, to his Diwan. inviolable and unchangeable in all conditions, in all countries, and for all times to come. There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Aurangzeb. Hindus were not allowed to practice their own religion freely. 7). Vishwanath at Banaras (Persian Text, Exhibit No. “Continue giving liberally”, Aurangzeb had ordered when, it was reported to him that the Faujdar of Bithur, Shaikh Abdul Momin, had converted. 10, Rabi I, 23 and Rabi II, 3 (Sept.3, and Sept. 12, 1667) provide details regarding, the demolition of the Temple on Aurangzeb’s, renovated and altered several times but the main, 18th century structure more or less remains the, same. When Aurangzeb gave orders for its destruction, the scene must have been little different from the one described by Padmanabha. What it all means ?”, He was made to feel neglected in other ways also. 27), which had been abolished by Emperor Akbar in, 1564, causing widespread anger and resentment among the Hindus of the country. From Marwar (in Western Rajasthan), alone were brought several cart-loads of idols which, as per Aurangzeb’s orders, were, cast in the yard of the Court and under the steps of Jama Masjid (Exhibit No. His extreme bigotry in his own religion was a grave mistake as an emperor. Some common adjectives that you may use to describe the build of a person may include the following: 1. After his formal accession in Delhi (5th June 1659) he. A, general order of this type to put down the teaching, and public practice of religion by the Hindus was, used as a ground to demolish some of the most. 10), replacement of Hindu officials by Muslims so that the Emperor’s prayers for the welfare of, Muslims and glory of Islam, which were proving ineffective, be answered (Exhibit Nos. Aurangzeb ordered destruction of Hindu temples. 37 &, 39) or by offering Qanungoship (Exhibit No. Stocky 3. A. portion of the sculpture of the demolished Temple, probably built in the late 16th century, still survives, to tell the tale of Aurangzeb’s vandalism and, barbarity. The idea has been well described, in Kanhadade Prabandha (wr. Aurangzeb definition, Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658â1707. to acquire their vile learning. Pudgy 6. Aurangzeb, born in 1618, was considered as the last great Mughal emperor. Aurangzeb, Emperor Shah Jahan’s sixth child, was born on 24th October 1618 at Dohad in. The body was taken out by the Mori Gate and hurriedly consigned to the grave in the Taj Mahal mausoleum. His personal directions were that a Hindu male be given Rs.4 and a Hindu female, Rs.2 on conversion (Exhibit No. He also granted lands for maintenance and repair of temples. The most hated Ziziya tax was re-imposed on non-Muslims mostly on Hindus who were not fighting for Mughal Empire. At this he began to fret and “his eyes became wet with anger.” The Emperor noticed the commotion and told Ram Singh, “Ask Shivaji, what ails him.”, When Kumar came, Shivaji burst forth, “You have seen, your father has seen, and your Padishah has seen, what sort of man I am, and you have wilfully made me stand up so long. But he held his second enthronement after his success in the battles of Khajwa and Deorai, on May 15, 1659 after entering Delhi in a grand procession. Muslims too not to gather at these places. But it was supressed as Jats were defeated and captured. It may attempt to capture all or some of the traits of a subject, such as physical appearance, personality and spirituality. and carried the enlightened policies of his great ancestor Akbar to fulfillment. “In, a short time, by the great exertion of the officers, the destruction of this, strong foundation of infidelity was accomplished and on its site a lofty, mosque was built at the expenditure of a large sum.” To the author of. creation of Khalsa is considered as a watershed in the history of the Sikhs. Happily, this was taken as a sign that, the Lord did not wish to proceed any further and, chariot are shown stuck up in sand; the Maharana, Raj Singh is receiving the idol of Shrinathji with. Aurangzeb had no close friends or advisers. He conquered Ahmednagar Sultanate, Qutbshahis of Golconda and Adil Shahis of Bijapur and added into his territory. He was a great warrior and during his reign Mughal Empire reached at its largest peak. To fulfil his desire of the largest territory he constantly engaged himself in constant warfare. Emperor Aurangzeb of India's Mughal Dynasty (November 3, 1618âMarch 3, 1707) was a ruthless leader who, despite his willingness to take the throne over the bodies of his brothers, went on to create a "golden age" of Indian civilization. At the age of 16, he was appointed as the viceroy of Deccan. as a lesson that “mutually uncongenial cultures”, when forced by circumstances to intermingle in the, same Geographical area, result in such calamities. (11th November 1675), Sikh history. 40). Abul Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad Aurangzeb was born on 3rd November 1618 in Dahod, Gujurat as the third son and sixth child of emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. that it was the elevation and dominance of Islam, progress of its mission through means, such as, jihad, which are very differently regarded by people, of other faiths, and the welfare of the Musalmans, in particular. Earlier, Sultan Firuz Tughluq (1350-88) had put a, the provinces of Thatta, Multan and especially, at Benaras, the Brahmin misbelievers used, to teach their false books in their established, schools, and their admirers and students, both, Hindu and Muslim, used to come from great, distances to these misguided men in order. Guru Tegh Bahadur, who had all along called upon, others to fight against oppression and injustice, and, for freedom of conscience, now came out openly, against Aurangzeb’s policies and encouraged the, resistance of the Hindus of Kashmir against forcible, conversion to Islam thereby carrying out Guru, Nanak’s injunction that “righteous people must defy, prison. When his father Shah Jahan fell ill, the war for the succession of throne broke out among brothers and in this war of power Aurangzeb had the victory with his valour, courage, craze for crown, compassion, cruelty of no bound and strategic plans. An orthodox Sunni Muslim, he reinstated taxes and laws penalizing â¦ Unlike other Mughal Emperors, Aurangzeb did not believe in luxurious life. After the execution of ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikhs became more rebellious. In his religious frenzy, even, Temples of the loyal and friendly Amber state were not spared, such as the famous Temple, of Jagdish at Goner near Amber (Exhibit Nos. Festivals like Deepavalil were banned during his reign. Born on November 3, 1618, Aurangzeb was the son of the emperor Shah Jahan. 1456 A.D.) when giving an account of the destruction of the. Sarkar, Siyaha Akhbarat Darbar Mu'alla, Julus (R. Yr.) 10, Zilhijja 16/30 May 1667, Amins of Haft-chowkis) on the ground of religion, foreshadowed the other discriminatory measures. 30). This led to war with both Mewar and, Marwar during which the Temples built on the bank of Rana’s lake were destroyed by, his orders (Exhibit No. He flared up “Jaswant, whose back my soldiers have seen! For more than a decade, Aurangzeb appeared to be in full control. He was an orthodox Sunni Muslim and put his own religion supreme over others. 10, Zilqada / April 22, 1667, reads, “Makrand etc., in all four persons, became Musalman. After returning from there, he took his residence at Makhowal where in about, 1675, he received a deputation of the Brahmins, of Kashmir who narrated to him harrowing tales, of their oppression and forcible conversion in, Kashmir. He travelled extensively, spreading his message, of hope and courage to the scattered sangats and, encouraging all to bear their tribulations. right to arbitrate in the succession for the Guruship. Fat 5. He was truly devoted to the state affairs. His original name, â¦ Four Khil‘ats were conferred upon them.” Sir, Jadunath Sarkar is right in saying that “Qanungoship on becoming a Muslim”, had, could serve as the best agent for protecting the interests of the Musalmans and, in extending influence of Islam in the rural areas. uncivilized and arrogant conduct of the Mughal Emperor alienated the Hindus for ever. Mughals conquered India for more than 300 years. When the, executioner came with his axe to cut off his head, Sarmad welcomed him with the words, “I, know You, in whatever form You come,” and embraced death for the sake of his views and, was evident when he along with his young son was taken out on the streets of Delhi, on the 29th August 1659 in a degrading manner (Exhibit No.3). The idols were being broken and, Temples desecrated in a show of mad religious, frenzy and in remorseless pursuit to fulfil, the demands of the Shari‘at. Aurangzeb was born on 3 November 1618, in Dahod, Gujarat.He was the third son and sixth child of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Qanungos being restored their Qanungoi on becoming Musalman. Buff 15. During his reign singers and musicians were dismissed and music was banned in the royal court. Aurangzeb. Replies. There might be very few examples indeed of such an unceremonious and hurried burial, marked by stealthiness and tainted by guilt, as that of Shah Jahan, who had been Emperor of India for about thirty years (1627-1658) and who was leaving behind a son, now the Emperor (Aurangzeb), and a number of grand children and relations and countless nobles. Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad also known as Aurangzeb or by his title Alamgir was the sixth emperor of the Mughal Empire.He ruled over most of the Indian subcontinent through Islamic Sharia. brother on the charge of apostasy (Exhibit No. (Persian Text and Painting, Exhibit Nos. This was followed by destruction of the. 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