Taj Mahal

Q: We often hear the story behind the Taj Mahal. Is it true that it was built by a Wali of Allah as a Musjid and is there any Islamic significance behind it?

A: Taj Mahal was built by the muslim king, Shah Jahaan. Shah Jahaan was not counted amongst the auliyaa.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)