Monuments of Kashmir

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Book Bazooka Publication, Jun 24, 2020 - History - 174 pages
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Monuments are the ancient/historical buildings and structures which have great cultural or religious or historical values. These are the important and visual source of analyzing the history very precisely and represent the style of any culture ad are often connected with religious feelings. They play an important role in business of any country and act as inspiration for architecture sectors. Sometimes they act as a memorial and serve as a focus for the memory or the commemoration of something, usually an influential, deceased person or a historical, tragic event. These give us a sense of wonder and make us curious to know more about the past connected with it. The study of a monument helps the students construct History through observation. The activity generates interest in historical buildings and develops observation skills.

The Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir has a excellent share of Indian historical and archaeological inheritance. This UT is bestowed with unique and magnificent tradition of the people of the State of preaching and worshiping religions and pilgrimage centres. There are well-renowned Muslim Hindu and Sikh shrines that are held in highest esteem by the people of every faith. There are some wonderful examples of this communal harmony in pilgrimage centres like the one at Hari Parbat where monuments of all three religions - a temple, mosque and gurudwara are standing side by side. This book is an attempt to highlight the major monuments of the Union Territory. This book will help students and researchers to understand the monuments of the region in a better way.


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Dr. Urmeena Akhter is lecturer in Department of History at Government Degree College, Bijbehara Jammu & Kashmir She did her Ph.D. from Vikram University, Ujjain- Madhya Pradesh. She has 7 years of teaching experience. Her areas of interest include Ancient and Modern History, Culture and Society. She has published various research papers in national and international journals of good repute. She has presented her work in various National and International Conferences.

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