We asked you dear readers to share your photographs of Taj Mahal and tell us what the monument means to you.
- Reader speak: What the Taj means to me
- Why the Taj Mahal is so special to me!
- 'Taj Mahal is a symbol of love and peace'
- Reader speak: 'Wah Taj, boliye janab'
Praveen Kulshreshtha wrote, "Recently, I visited Taj Mahal with my family. It was the third time (that I was visiting Taj Mahal), but the first time with my family.
"Every time I enter the Taj, a great sense of awe and wonder strikes my soul -- words cannot describe the feeling, it is as if I'm seeing (the monument) for the first time, all over again.
"This time, my Nikon D5100 DSLR camera accompanied me, with a few lens that I have been experimenting with.
"It was a wonderful feeling to catch glimpses of people from all parts of India and the world, in different moods.
"It was a kaleidoscope of feelings, ranging from bliss and happiness, love and joy, to peace and wonder.
"Excitement (was evident on their faces), their eyes and souls beaming and brimming with the ecstasy of love.
"It was a feast for the senses as well as the soul...enough to keep the soul fulfilled for a long time.
"I am very happy to share my attempts to capture the mo(nu)ment! To underscore its universal sense of beauty, joy, love and peace."
Scroll down to take a look at the pics Praveen clicked.
Have you, dear readers, visited the Taj Mahal and clicked a picture there?
What does the Taj Mahal mean to you?
Share your pictures with us and we'll post the most interesting ones on Rediff.com.
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Do include a little information about what makes your picture of the Taj Mahal so special.
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