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An ad on the TV said.. “Wah! Ustaad Wah! …. arey huzoor Wah Taj boliye”.

How many recollect the Taj Mahal tea advertisement from the 90s in India. Ustaad Zakir Hussain ji creating majic with his Tabla, in front of this monument, after sipping Taj Mahal tea! From those days, it was my dream to see it one day!

A trip here a few years ago, left me in awe. The Taj Mahal beaming in all its glory with the morning sun rays made it a picturesque view.

The white marble beauty adorned with rubies, sapphires, emeralds, pearls made me wonder…. how expensive is Shah Jahan’s memoire for his beloved 😃.

How deep must be the love for his wife

To build a symbol of love after her life

A memoir for her in the place she lies..

Was it to prove true love never dies?

Shining like a Pearl with the blue sky in the backdrop

The mausoleum makes the travellers jaw drop

To describe its beauty in the best possible way

Wah Taj” was all that I could say 😊

In response to Sadje’s What do you see prompt. Thanks for hosting #WDYS dear Sadje

Thanks to you all for dropping by and reading

43 thoughts on “Wah Taj!

    1. Yaaaa I wanted to end on that same note .. but left the negatives behind 😉 the Internet is anyway full of them 😁
      And this monument is beautiful I agree but there are many more which are a true wonder,! But unrecognised yet!

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      1. Practicals will just sail through 🥰🥰

        I’m amidst some thoughts which are eating me up or pushing me out of comfort zone … I don’t know yet 😂😂giving myself some time ., should I work or teach or think of something in self employment ., .. I donno 🙃🙃🙃

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      2. Hopefully yes🤭🤭

        All the three options are good. You’ll be a good teacher for sure and as for other options you have had them tried. You’ll rock any of them. You’ll find a solution🤗🤗

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  1. That is a beautiful write!
    Yes…the memories of the advertisement will probably always be synonymous with the name of the monument. The advertisement was beautiful….the tea not so much though.

    Loved your write. 🙂

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    1. I’m so happy to read such lovely feedback. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts Gautam 😊
      Ha ha, I haven’t tried the tea 😅and as you said the memories of the ad remain ..

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  2. Aaaaaaahhh… that was such a soothing ad , HS!! And as people have already said, you always find the best way to express your thoughts on prompts! Reading your posts is like a breath of fresh air😊❤️💫

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    1. Thanks Roshni .. how have you been .. missing your poems .. especially after the high dose in October .. 😊😊
      My hangover is done, need more poems from you 😬😊❤️


      1. You surely know how to bring sm joy❤️❤️ happy to hear from you dear HS… Will surely try to write something 🤗


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