Muslim tradition forbids elaborate decoration of graves, so the bodies of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan are laid in a relatively plain, marble faced chamber, beneath the main chamber of the Taj. March This provided an atmosphere where the words of those employed to continually recite the Qu'ran the Hafiz , in tribute and prayer for the soul of Mumtaz, would linger in the air. The distinction between how the sacred part of the complex and the secular was regarded is most acute in this part of the complex. Amount Rs. The garden historian Elizabeth Moynihan suggests the large octagonal pool in the centre of the terrace would reflect the image of the Mausoleum and thus the garden would provide a setting to view the Taj Mahal. Retrieved 10 September
Koch, Ebba [Aug ]. Other scholars suggest another explanation for the eccentric siting of the mausoleum. Carroll, David August Tiger Books. The fountain pipes were not connected directly to the fountain heads, instead a copper pot was provided under each fountain head: water filled the pots ensuring an equal pressure to each fountain. Asher, Catherine B. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.