Book Quote – Abraham Eraly

“The world is a bridge; pass over it, but build no house on it ” cautions the inscription on the façade of Buland Darwaza, the towering portal that Akbar built at the Friday Mosque at Fatehpur Sikri to celebrate his conquest of Gujarat. “The world endures but an hour, spend it in prayer …”

From the Mughal Throne by Abraham Eraly (1997)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s