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The Taj Mahal and the Flower of
The Taj Mahal is a white marble
mausoleum located on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in the
Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal
emperor Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658) to house the tomb of his
favorite wife of three, Mumtaz Mahal.
The Flower of Life is a
geometrical figure composed of multiple evenly-spaced,
overlapping equal circles, that are arranged so that they
form a sixfold symmetry like a hexagon.
The center of each circle is on the circumference of six
surrounding circles of the same diameter.
The Flower of Life geometrical symbol is over six thousand years old.